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ASEAN Countries Need to Harmonise Regulations to Improve Trade Performance

Press Releases

ASEAN Countries Need to Harmonise Regulations to Improve Trade Performance

31 January 2020

Seminar , Think Tank , Trade

Jakarta, 31 January 2020: ASEAN member countries need to harmonize regulations to improve trade performance in the Southeast Asian region. Trade between ASEAN countries is …

ASEAN in the Korean Spotlight

News

ASEAN in the Korean Spotlight

31 January 2020

Courtesy Visit

Jakarta, 31 January 2020: The year 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of ASEAN-Korea Dialogue Relations as well as the 10th Anniversary of the ASEAN-Korea Centre …

ASEAN Think Tanks Continue to Climb in the Ranks of Global Think Tanks

Press Releases

ASEAN Think Tanks Continue to Climb in the Ranks of Global Think Tanks

29 January 2020

Think Tank

Jakarta, 29 January 2020: Jakarta-based international organization, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), was recognised among the world’s leading think …

News

IDE-JETRO Presents 2020 Research Projects to ERIA Experts

27 January 2020

ERIA

Jakarta, 27 January 2020: Representatives of the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organisation (IDE-JETRO) visited ERIA’s office today for a brainstorming workshop on …

Prof Mari Pangestu Discusses How ERIA can Support Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship in 2023

News

Prof Mari Pangestu Discusses How ERIA can Support Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship in 2023

27 January 2020

ERIA

Jakarta, 27 January 2020: Prof Mari Pangestu lead an informal discussion with senior staff at ERIA regarding the upcoming Indonesian Presidency of G20 and Chairmanship …

ERIA Renews MoU with ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

News

ERIA Renews MoU with ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

22 January 2020

AIPA , MoU

Jakarta, 22 January 2020: Representatives from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) met this morning …

AIPA and ERIA Renew MoU to Build Capacity of ASEAN Parliamentarians on Matters Relating to AEC and ASEAN Integration

Press Releases

AIPA and ERIA Renew MoU to Build Capacity of ASEAN Parliamentarians on Matters Relating to AEC and ASEAN Integration

22 January 2020

AIPA

Jakarta, 22 January 2020 – The signing ceremony of the renewed ‘Memorandum of Understanding to Develop the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)'s Capacity on Matters Concerning …

ERIA Congratulates Prof Mari Pangestu on Appointment as World Bank Managing Director

News

ERIA Congratulates Prof Mari Pangestu on Appointment as World Bank Managing Director

17 January 2020

ERIA

Jakarta, 17 January 2020: President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura congratulated Prof Mari Elka Pangestu, ERIA’s …

ERIA Pays Courtesy Visit to the Minister of Industry and Trade in Viet Nam

News

ERIA Pays Courtesy Visit to the Minister of Industry and Trade in Viet Nam

17 January 2020

Courtesy Visit

Hanoi, 17 January 2020: A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), led by Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of …

ERIA Opens Tender to Renovate Headquarters in ASEAN Secretariat

News

ERIA Opens Tender to Renovate Headquarters in ASEAN Secretariat

17 January 2020

ERIA

Jakarta, 17 January 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) plans to undertake a 150 m2 space on the 4th floor …

Reporting Viet Nam Chairmanship of ASEAN: ERIA Media Workshop in Hanoi

News

Reporting Viet Nam Chairmanship of ASEAN: ERIA Media Workshop in Hanoi

15 January 2020

ASEAN , Media , Viet Nam

Hanoi, 15 January 2020: A media workshop was held today to discuss media strategies for Vietnam’s ASEAN chairmanship for Vietnamese media community. The Centre Institute …

New Zealand Students See Bright Future for ASEAN

News

New Zealand Students See Bright Future for ASEAN

15 January 2020

ASEAN , ERIA

Jakarta, 8 January 2020: A delegation of about 25 students and researchers from New Zealand universities visited ERIA during their 3 week study visit of …

ERIA Takes Part in High-Level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment

News

ERIA Takes Part in High-Level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment

10 January 2020

Trade

Hanoi, 10 January 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the High-level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment: Enhancing …

In the News

Centre appoints Rohan Shah as Governor on ERIA Board

31 December 2019

Governing Board

Note: This article was published in The Economic Times on 31 December 2019. RIA’s India Representative for the Governing Board, Mr Rohan …

Connectivity Plans in Indo-Pacific Need Institutional Support for Governance, Standards, and Sustainable Financing

Opinions

Connectivity Plans in Indo-Pacific Need Institutional Support for Governance, Standards, and Sustainable Financing

27 December 2019

Connectivity , Governance

As an evolving platform for regional architecture and economic growth, Indo-Pacific got a constructive nod from the leaders of 18 member countries at the 14th …

Sandya Institute Describes Labour Characteristics of Refugees in Indonesia

News

Sandya Institute Describes Labour Characteristics of Refugees in Indonesia

18 December 2019

Indonesia , Labour and Migration

Jakarta, 18 December 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted roundtable lunch discussion with Sandya Institute (Sandya) on their newly …

In the News

UniSA’s Centre for Applied Finance and Economics Reveals Links Between Financial Inclusion and Reducing Poverty in ASEAN and East Asian Nations

17 December 2019

Finance and Macro Economy

Note: This article was published in University of South Australia Magazine . Dr Rashesh Shrestha and Mr Tony Cavoli were featured . UniSA’s …

In the News

Ageing Population and Health: The Longitudinal Study and the Role of Population Collaborations in Community Based Care for Older People Workshop

12 December 2019

Healthcare , Human Capital

Ageing Population and Health: The Longitudinal Study and the Role of Population Collaborations in Community Based Care for Older People Workshop in Hanoi, Viet Nam …

In the News

WTO's appellate body becomes dysfunctional

10 December 2019

Trade , WTO

Note: This article was originally published in The Economic Times on 10 December 2019. ERIA’s India Representative for the Governing Board, Mr Rohan Shah was …

ERIA’s Study on Older Filipinos Draws Positive Feedback from Government of the Philippines

News

ERIA’s Study on Older Filipinos Draws Positive Feedback from Government of the Philippines

09 December 2019

Healthcare

Quezon City, Manila, 9 December 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (DRDF) and …

In the News

Cambodia-Eurasian Economic Union Launch Report on Feasibility Study on Free Trade Agreement’

09 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Fresh News on 9 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between …

In the News

Indo-Pacific connectivity needs support for good governance

09 December 2019

Governance

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 9 December 2019. ERIA's Director for Policy Relations, Ms Anita Prakash, was the author. …

In the News

The climate crisis: Experts give their take

09 December 2019

Climate Change

Note: This article was originally published in NHK World on 9 December 2019. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment, Prof Jun Arima, was …

In the News

FTA with EAEU bloc may diversify export market

05 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 5 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA …

In the News

Results of EAEU FTA study announced

05 December 2019

Trade Facilitation

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 5 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between Kingdom …

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

News

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

04 December 2019

Cambodia , FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of …

New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

Press Releases

New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

04 December 2019

FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The report on the ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between Kingdom of Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union’ was launched by …

In the News

Australia Maps Research Needed for Billion Dollar Hydrogen Industry

02 December 2019

Australia

Note: This research finding was originally published in The Maritime Executive on 2 December 2019. ERIA’s research finding was featured. A report from Australia's national …

ASEAN, ASEAN Centrality, and the Indo-Pacific: Can They Change the Geo-strategic Chessboard?

News

ASEAN, ASEAN Centrality, and the Indo-Pacific: Can They Change the Geo-strategic Chessboard?

30 November 2019

ASEAN

Jakarta, 30 November 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) sponsored a discussion with the Universitas Gadjah Mada ASEAN Studies Center …

Pulse Lab Comes to ERIA

News

Pulse Lab Comes to ERIA

29 November 2019

Data science

Jakarta, 29 November 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a discussion with Pulse Lab Jakarta (Pulse Lab) about their …

ERIA Participates in the 1st Roundtable of the OECD Digital for SMEs Global Initiative

News

ERIA Participates in the 1st Roundtable of the OECD Digital for SMEs Global Initiative

29 November 2019

ASEAN , Digital Economy , OECD

Paris, 29 November 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), represented by the Chief Operating Officer Mr Koji Hachiyama accompanied by …

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at the Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance for ASEAN

News

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at the Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance for ASEAN

28 November 2019

Disasters

Nay Pyi Taw, 28 November 2019: The Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance for ASEAN was held on 27 and 28 November in …

Prof Yamanaka Pays Courtesy Call to HE U Thein Sein, Former President of Union of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw

News

Prof Yamanaka Pays Courtesy Call to HE U Thein Sein, Former President of Union of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw

26 November 2019

Courtesy Visit , Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, 26 November 2019: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, paid a courtesy call on HE U Thein Sein, …

Micro-level Analysis Key to Understanding ASEAN Integration

News

Micro-level Analysis Key to Understanding ASEAN Integration

26 November 2019

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community

Jakarta, 26 November 2019: Analysis at micro-level, such as firms’ and workers’ behaviour and adjustments within individual member states could improve understanding about the dynamics …

Prof Yamanaka Speaks at Indian Ocean Regional Workshop

News

Prof Yamanaka Speaks at Indian Ocean Regional Workshop

20 November 2019

Disasters , Indonesia , Infrastructure

Jakarta, 20 November 2019: Prof Akiko Yamanaka, the Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, participated in the Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to Commemorate 15 …

CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

News

CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

18 November 2019

ASEAN , Trade

Washington, 18 November 2019: The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Southeast Asia Program in Washington, D.C. recently hosted a second roundtable discussion with …

In the News

Gelar IIBS 2019, ITS Tampilkan Sejumlah Produk Unggulan

15 November 2019

Indonesia

Note: This article was originally published in Berita Satu on 7 November 2019. ERIA's COO, Mr Koji Hachiyama was featured. Jakarta, Beritasatu.com - Dies …

Regional Issues the Subject of RIN Meeting

News

Regional Issues the Subject of RIN Meeting

15 November 2019

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

Bangkok, 10 November 2019: The annual Research Institute Network (RIN) meeting was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 10 November 2019. It was attended by the …

Advances in Science and Technology Will Save Lives – Prof Nishimura

News

Advances in Science and Technology Will Save Lives – Prof Nishimura

14 November 2019

Disasters , Technology

Tokyo, 6 November 2019: Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, participated in the 3rd General Assembly Meeting of International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society chaired by …

Role of Asian Think Tanks Key to Addressing Global Challenges

News

Role of Asian Think Tanks Key to Addressing Global Challenges

12 November 2019

Think Tank

Bangkok, 12 November 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the Asia-Pacific Think Tank Summit (APTTS) which was co-organised …

In the News

A blue dot barely visible from New Silk Roads

07 November 2019

China , RCEP

Note: This article was originally published in Asia Times on 7 November 2019. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura was featured. Chinese President Xi Jinping …

Asian Regionalism Redefines Globalisation: The 10th East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress

News

Asian Regionalism Redefines Globalisation: The 10th East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress

07 November 2019

ERIA

Nara, 7 November 2019: In 2010, which marked the 1,300th anniversary of the establishment of Japan’s first Capital, Heijo-kyo in the city of Nara, the …

In the News

Thailand passes sustainability torch to Vietnam

06 November 2019

ASEAN , Thailand , Viet Nam

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 6 November 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors’ Roundtable, which organised by ERIA and Bangkok Post …

In the News

India opts not to join 15 nations to sign RCEP deal

05 November 2019

India , RCEP

Note: This article was originally published in The Straits Times on 5 November 2019. ERIA's Economist, Dr Lurong Chen was featured. India has chosen not …

In the News

Singapore-listed ISDN Joins Consortium Building Hydro Power Plant in Cambodia

04 November 2019

Cambodia , Energy , Singapore

Note: This article was originally published in Business News Asia on 4 November 2019. ERIA’s research finding was featured Singapore-listed industrial automation firm ISDN …

ERIA’s Research Projects Acknowledged in Statements from the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

News

ERIA’s Research Projects Acknowledged in Statements from the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

04 November 2019

ASEAN

Bangkok, 4 November 2019: Various research projects and initiatives conducted by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) were recognised by the …

In the News

Tech disrupters key to regional trade

03 November 2019

ASEAN , Thailand , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 3 November 2019. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was featured Asean nations must work …

ERIA Participates in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

Multimedia , News

ERIA Participates in the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

02 November 2019

ASEAN

Bangkok, 2 November 2019: Industry 4.0 and technological development needs to be human-centric; therefore, workers of all ages—not just the young—need to be equipped with …

In the News

China, Japan must cement ties for future

30 October 2019

China , Japan

Note: This article was originally published in Global Times on 30 October 2019. ERIA's special advisor to the president, Prof Akiko Yamanaka, was featured. Japanese …

In the News

The thinktank plotting a course to 2040

30 October 2019

ASEAN

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 30 October 2019. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was featured. Under Thailand's chairmanship of Asean, …

In the News

Mari Pangestu: Tahun 2020 negara Asia hadapi tantangan lebih berat

29 October 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Antara News on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its role as the supporting organisation …

In the News

Action plan mooted to ensure Temburong stays 'green'

29 October 2019

Brunei Darussalam , Environment

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Bulletin on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured. Temburong is a special district in Brunei Darussalam, known …

Population Ageing in Asian Countries Tackled in ERIA Symposium

News

Population Ageing in Asian Countries Tackled in ERIA Symposium

27 October 2019

Healthcare

Taipei, 27 October 2019: Members of the ERIA-sponsored Longitudinal Studies for Aging and Health in the Philippines and in Viet Nam presented the outcome of …

In the News

Sea change: Japanese leads on marine plastic litter

26 October 2019

Environment

Note: This article was originally published in East Asia Forum on 26 October 2019. ERIA's Senior Economist, Dr Michikazu Kojima and Mr Fusanori Iwasaki are …

In the News

Cambodia’s energy security woes

25 October 2019

Note: This article was originally published in East Asia Forum on 25 October 2019. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin is the author. Economic growth …

Bangkok Dialogue on Efficiency-Based Regional Approach to Realise Sustainable Development Goals

News

Bangkok Dialogue on Efficiency-Based Regional Approach to Realise Sustainable Development Goals

24 October 2019

Sustainable Development Goals

Bangkok, 24 October 2019: The advancement and potential realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was the subject of an international workshop held on 23–24 …

In the News

Indonesians divided over plan to move capital from Jakarta

23 October 2019

ERIA , ERIA Editors' Roundtable

Note: This article was originally published in Arab News on 23 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

ERIA Co-hosts Photo Exhibition on ASEAN Infrastructure in ASEAN Secretariat

News

ERIA Co-hosts Photo Exhibition on ASEAN Infrastructure in ASEAN Secretariat

18 October 2019

ASEAN , Infrastructure

Jakarta, 18 October 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), the Mission of Japan to ASEAN, ASEAN Secretariat, and the ASEAN …

ERIA Co-hosts the AHWIN Forum: Achieving Healthy Ageing in Asia

News

ERIA Co-hosts the AHWIN Forum: Achieving Healthy Ageing in Asia

17 October 2019

Healthcare

Tokyo, 17 October 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) of …

Impetus on Social Impact Analysis for Government Programmes Pushed in Yogya Seminar

News

Impetus on Social Impact Analysis for Government Programmes Pushed in Yogya Seminar

16 October 2019

Healthcare

Yogyakarta, 16 October 2019: The development of social impact analysis (SIA) as a mandatory requirement for national government programmes was the objective of the 1st …

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