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ERIA Co-organises ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV with Japanese Institutions

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ERIA Co-organises ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV with Japanese Institutions

05 March 2018

ASEAN , Japan , Symposium

Tokyo, 1 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised the ASEAN 50th Anniversary Symposium IV in Tokyo, Japan on …

ERIA and Universitas Brawijaya Hold 'The Indonesian Economy' Book Discussion

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ERIA and Universitas Brawijaya Hold 'The Indonesian Economy' Book Discussion

23 February 2018

Finance and Macroeconomy

Malang, 22 February 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Brawijaya, held …

ERIA Holds Workshop to Follow Up 'Lao PDR at the Crossroads'

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ERIA Holds Workshop to Follow Up 'Lao PDR at the Crossroads'

12 February 2018

Lao PDR , Workshop

Vientiane, 6 February 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) of Lao PDR …

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Roundtable on Connectivity and Innovation

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ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Roundtable on Connectivity and Innovation

05 February 2018

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 30 January 2018 : The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute of Developing Economies - Japan External Trade …

ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Research Institute Network Meeting for FY 2017

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ERIA and IDE-JETRO Hold Research Institute Network Meeting for FY 2017

31 January 2018

ERIA , Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 29 January 2018: The annual Research Institutes Network (RIN) meeting was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 29 January 2018, organised by the Economic Research …

Zalora CEO: Indonesia can be One of the World’s Largest Digital Economies

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Zalora CEO: Indonesia can be One of the World’s Largest Digital Economies

31 January 2018

Digital Economy , E-commerce , Indonesia

Jakarta, 24 January 2018: Indonesia has the potential to be one of the biggest digital economies in the world, said Anthony Fung, Chief Operating Officer …

ERIA Holds 'Why Think Tank Matters' Discussion

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ERIA Holds 'Why Think Tank Matters' Discussion

26 January 2018

ERIA , Global Go To Think Tank Index

Jakarta, 26 January 2018: Think tanks play an important role in shaping public policy around the world, said Izuru Kobayashi, the Chief Operating Officer of …

Japan LDP's Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai Visits ERIA

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Japan LDP's Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai Visits ERIA

20 January 2018

ERIA

Jakarta, 20 January 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia was very honoured to receive a special visit from the Secretary General …

ERIA Pays Courtesy Call to Thailand's New Energy Minister

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ERIA Pays Courtesy Call to Thailand's New Energy Minister

26 December 2017

Energy , Thailand

A small delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) paid a courtesy call to the new Energy Minister of Thailand, …

ERIA Holds Consultative Workshop on Lao PDR 2017 National Energy Statistics

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ERIA Holds Consultative Workshop on Lao PDR 2017 National Energy Statistics

05 December 2017

Energy , Lao PDR

The Ministry of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR (MME) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a Consultative Workshop …

Japan's Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Discusses Various Global Trends

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Japan's Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Discusses Various Global Trends

04 December 2017

ASEAN , Japan , RCEP

ERIA hosted an informal roundtable discussion with the Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Mr Hitoshi Tanaka on various issues related to the …

Upon the Occasion of the Death of Dr Surin Pitsuwan

Multimedia , News

Upon the Occasion of the Death of Dr Surin Pitsuwan

30 November 2017

ERIA

It is with the greatest sorrow that I, and all of us at ERIA, have learned of the passing of Dr Surin Pitsuwan. A statesman …

Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

24 November 2017

Call for Proposals , Industry and Manufacturing , Labour and Migration , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of original research proposals for its project, Labour in East Asia. The project …

ERIA's Participation in the 31st ASEAN Summit and Other Related Events

Multimedia , News

ERIA's Participation in the 31st ASEAN Summit and Other Related Events

21 November 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , Japan , Philippines

The 31st ASEAN Summit and other related meetings was held Manila, Philippines, 10-14 November 2017. The Summit, with the theme 'Partnering for Change, Engaging the …

Competition Effects and Industrial Productivity:  Lessons from Japanese Industry

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Competition Effects and Industrial Productivity:  Lessons from Japanese Industry

10 November 2017

Competitiveness , Industry and Manufacturing , Japan

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is pleased to announce that an article by ERIA Economist, Dr Masahito Ambashi, was published in …

ERIA - Springer New Book: Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies

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ERIA - Springer New Book: Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies

06 November 2017

Energy , Globalisation

This book explores the opportunities and barriers within the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) framework of the Paris Agreement for low-carbon technology diffusion. Further, it …

ERIA Participates in the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the 40th Anniversary of the Fukuda Doctrine

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ERIA Participates in the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and the 40th Anniversary of the Fukuda Doctrine

03 November 2017

ASEAN , Economic Integration , International Affairs , Japan

The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Mission of Japan to ASEAN, and Embassy of Japan in Indonesia organised the Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of …

CEPS - ERIA New Book: Improving the Investor Base for Local Currency Bond Markets in China, India and Indonesia

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CEPS - ERIA New Book: Improving the Investor Base for Local Currency Bond Markets in China, India and Indonesia

02 November 2017

Finance and Macroeconomy

By Cosmina Amariei, Willem Pieter de Groen, and Diego Valiante About the Book China, India and Indonesia are in need of alternative sources …

ASEAN: From Leader-led to More People-driven

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ASEAN: From Leader-led to More People-driven

25 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , ERIA , Forum , Philippines

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been a leader-led organisation that is now transitioning to a more people-driven body after a full half …

ERIA Brings Together Eminent ASEAN Leaders

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ERIA Brings Together Eminent ASEAN Leaders

25 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , Forum , Philippines

The Economic Research for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) gathered a powerhouse cast of eminent leaders and top diplomats in the Conrad Hotel, Pasay City, …

ASEAN can Foster Sense of Belonging, says Former Thai PM Vejjajiva

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ASEAN can Foster Sense of Belonging, says Former Thai PM Vejjajiva

24 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , ERIA , Forum , Philippines

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can look to Europe's Brexit experience to ensure that something similar does not happen in the regional bloc. …

Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights Social Media Role for ASEAN

Multimedia , News

Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights Social Media Role for ASEAN

24 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , Forum , Media , Philippines

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo highlighted the importance of state authorities reaching out directly to the people through social media in an age where even …

Empower the ASEAN Peoples, President Duterte Tells Govts

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Empower the ASEAN Peoples, President Duterte Tells Govts

23 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , ERIA , Forum , Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on his counterparts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to 'empower' their people by educating them on …

ERIA Holds the High Level Forum on ASEAN@50

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ERIA Holds the High Level Forum on [email protected]

22 October 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , ERIA , Forum , Japan

The High Level Forum on [email protected] that was held on 19 October 2017 in Pasay City, Manila marked an important milestone for the Economic Research …

ERIA's Participation at the 11th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings

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ERIA's Participation at the 11th EAS Energy Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings

14 October 2017

ASEAN , Energy

Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and a high-level delegation of ERIA energy experts attended …

President of ERIA Attends the 18th ASEAN plus 3 Ministers of Environment Meeting

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President of ERIA Attends the 18th ASEAN plus 3 Ministers of Environment Meeting

13 October 2017

ASEAN , Environment

On 13 September 2017 an ERIA delegation participated in the 18th ASEAN plus 3 Ministers of Environment Meeting held in Brunei Darussalam. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, …

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

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Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

02 October 2017

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Background In 2015, ERIA and UNCTAD had conducted the first comprehensive data collection of NTMs in the 10 ASEAN countries. In 2018, ERIA and UNCTAD …

ERIA Senior Economist Participates in the International Symposium on BRI

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ERIA Senior Economist Participates in the International Symposium on BRI

30 September 2017

Belt and Road Initiative , China

First proposed in 2013, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a strategy that focuses on connectivity and cooperation between Eurasian countries in terms of …

Prof Yamanaka Discusses Security with Dr Marty Natalegawa

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Prof Yamanaka Discusses Security with Dr Marty Natalegawa

29 September 2017

ERIA , International Affairs , Security

The visit to Jakarta of Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, from 25-28 September 2017 provided an opportunity for a meeting …

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

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ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

25 September 2017

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

25 September 2017 | Palais des Nations, Geneva Since 2014, ERIA-UNCTAD has promoted transparency of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) in ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) and …

Prof Peter Drysdale: RCEP as Alternative Course to Avoid Protectionism

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Prof Peter Drysdale: RCEP as Alternative Course to Avoid Protectionism

25 September 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , [email protected] , Economic Integration

Amidst the growing trend of protectionism in the industrial world, ASEAN must offer an alternative course towards regional reform and liberalisation through the Regional Comprehensive …

ERIA Attends the 38th General Assembly of AIPA

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ERIA Attends the 38th General Assembly of AIPA

22 September 2017

AIPA , ASEAN

The 38th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) was held in Manila, Philippines on 14-19 September 2017 with the theme 'AIPA and ASEAN: Partnering …

Asia-Africa Growth Corridor Must be Responsive to Ensure Well-Rounded Growth

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Asia-Africa Growth Corridor Must be Responsive to Ensure Well-Rounded Growth

18 September 2017

Asia - Africa

The Asia Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) projects must be responsive to ensure equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and high-quality growth, said Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the …

Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

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Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

18 September 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 14-15 September, around 25 Ministry of Commerce officials attended a one and a half day workshop on customs procedures and trade facilitation, sanitary and …

Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 49th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and Related Meetings

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Highlights of ERIA's Participation in the 49th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and Related Meetings

13 September 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , East Asia Summit , ERIA

The 49th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting, the Fifth East Asia Summit (EAS) Economic Ministers' Meeting and other related meetings were held in Manila, Philippines …

Circular Economy and the Future of Our Oceans

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Circular Economy and the Future of Our Oceans

12 September 2017

Circular Economy

Asian countries are amongst the highest plastic consumers in the world, and are disproportionately represented in terms of plastic waste that enters the ocean. This …

Call for Proposals: Improving E-Commerce Enabling/Supporting Connectivity in Asia

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Call for Proposals: Improving E-Commerce Enabling/Supporting Connectivity in Asia

30 August 2017

Call for Proposals , Digital Economy , E-commerce

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on 'Improving E-Commerce Enabling/Supporting Connectivity in Asia'. [Background] …

Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights the Importance of ASCC for the Philippines

Multimedia , News

Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights the Importance of ASCC for the Philippines

29 August 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community , [email protected]

The Philippines holds the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community (ASCC) in high regards, as shown through its efforts to initiate the ASCC in 2003, its adoption of …

Ambassador Delia Albert: ASCC Should be the First Pillar of ASEAN

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Ambassador Delia Albert: ASCC Should be the First Pillar of ASEAN

28 August 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community , [email protected]

The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) should be the first pillar of ASEAN to improve integration amongst member states, said Ambassador Delia Albert, the former Foreign …

Invest in Ageing Populations Key to Sustainable Growth in the Asia Pacific

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Invest in Ageing Populations Key to Sustainable Growth in the Asia Pacific

25 August 2017

Healthcare , Innovation and Technology , Population Ageing

One of the key challenges faced by the Asia Pacific region is rapid population ageing, which will pose economic challenges as well as trigger various …

ERIA, ERIN, and the Philippines Department of Energy Organise 1st East Asia Energy Forum

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ERIA, ERIN, and the Philippines Department of Energy Organise 1st East Asia Energy Forum

14 August 2017

Energy , Philippines

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and its Energy Research Institutes Network (ERIN) worked together with the Philippines Department of Energy …

Nader Habibi Discusses the Role of the Middle East in China's Belt and Road Initiative

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Nader Habibi Discusses the Role of the Middle East in China's Belt and Road Initiative

11 August 2017

Belt and Road Initiative , China , Middle East

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) increasingly dominates headlines across Asia, with opinions about how Asian, African, and even European countries can partake in manners …

EAS Foreign Ministers Recognise ERIA's Contributions

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EAS Foreign Ministers Recognise ERIA's Contributions

09 August 2017

East Asia Summit , ERIA

The Foreign Ministers of East Asia Summit countries acknowledged the contributions of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) towards the economic …

ERIA Releases Vol 2 and 4 of ASEAN@50 Project in ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

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ERIA Releases Vol 2 and 4 of [email protected] Project in ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

09 August 2017

[email protected] , ERIA

Manila, 8 August 2017: In honour of ASEAN Day 2017 on 8 August, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) released the …

ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

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ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

09 August 2017

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

Against the backdrop of growing anti-globalisation sentiments and increasing fragmentation of the production process across countries, this book addresses how the Indonesian economy should respond …

ERIA Welcomes the Appointment of Dr Rajiv Kumar to NITI

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ERIA Welcomes the Appointment of Dr Rajiv Kumar to NITI

07 August 2017

ERIA , Governing Board

ERIA President, Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, would like to congratulate Dr Rajiv Kumar, a former Governing Board Member of ERIA, on his appointment as Vice-Chairman for …

ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

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ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

30 July 2017

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

ASEAN needs to create a structured mechanism to manage the trade barriers created from the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the region, said Izuru …

The 6th ERIA RIN Statement: RCEP Should be Established Now

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The 6th ERIA RIN Statement: RCEP Should be Established Now

24 July 2017

ERIA , RCEP , Research Institutes Network

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) should be established now because it could be an important vehicle for Asian economies to take the lead …

ERIA Experts Discuss ASEAN Integration with Viet Nam PM and DPM

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ERIA Experts Discuss ASEAN Integration with Viet Nam PM and DPM

21 July 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Courtesy Visit , Viet Nam

A delegation of experts from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) led by ERIA President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, paid a courtesy …

Vietnamese Businesses Learn about the Benefits of the ASEAN Economic Community

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Vietnamese Businesses Learn about the Benefits of the ASEAN Economic Community

21 July 2017

AEC Blueprint , ASEAN , Conference , Viet Nam

More than a year has passed since the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), yet businesses still know very little about the opportunities it …

Government Officials Participate in Study on Distributional Effects of Disaster and Food Security

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Government Officials Participate in Study on Distributional Effects of Disaster and Food Security

18 July 2017

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

In a region prone to natural disasters and where the potential impact of climate change on agriculture is high, governments are starting to pay serious …

ERIA Holds the 9th AAC Meeting

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ERIA Holds the 9th AAC Meeting

13 July 2017

Academic Advisory Council , East Asia Summit , ERIA

The studies conducted by researchers from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to support ASEAN integration will become more important in …

ERIA Special Advisor Discusses Resilience and Cultural Sensitivity in OECD Forum

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ERIA Special Advisor Discusses Resilience and Cultural Sensitivity in OECD Forum

05 July 2017

Culture , ERIA , Forum , Human Capital , OECD

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the OECD Forum 2017 held …

Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

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Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

03 July 2017

Call for Proposals , ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Regulation and Governance , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2017. …

First Ever World Circular Economy Forum Held in Helsinki

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First Ever World Circular Economy Forum Held in Helsinki

21 June 2017

Circular Economy , Environment , ERIA , Forum , Sustainable Development Goals

The first ever World Circular Economy Forum delivered hopeful and positive messages on the global move to build circular and sustainable economies, said Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, …

ASEAN Must Contribute to Common Good

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ASEAN Must Contribute to Common Good

19 June 2017

ASEAN , [email protected] , Philippines , Symposium

Iloilo City--19 June: A High Level Policy Symposium on ASEAN took place on Sunday with well over 200 participants taking part in policy debates on …

Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

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Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

14 June 2017

ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Malaysia , Trade

The President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, welcomed H.E. Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, the Minister of …

ERIA Pays Courtesy Call to Lao PDR Minister of Energy and Mines

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ERIA Pays Courtesy Call to Lao PDR Minister of Energy and Mines

13 June 2017

Courtesy Visit , Energy , ERIA , Lao PDR

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia's (ERIA) delegation for the Lao PDR Energy Statistics Project 2017 paid a courtesy visit to H.E …

ERIA Holds the 10th Governing Board Meeting

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ERIA Holds the 10th Governing Board Meeting

12 June 2017

ERIA , Governing Board

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held the 10th Governing Board meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat followed by a meeting with …

Prizes Awarded to Best Policy Modelling Studies in Lao PDR

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Prizes Awarded to Best Policy Modelling Studies in Lao PDR

31 May 2017

Capacity Building , Lao PDR , Regulation and Governance , Workshop

On 23 May, the final event of the Trade, Growth and Policy Modelling Workshop Series took place at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Vientiane. At this …

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