All posts tagged "ASEAN"

  • Report calls for ASEAN to appoint permanent chief exec and staff

    The Association of South East Asian Nations should increase its funding by a factor of ten and adopt a permanent staff led by a chief executive, according to a new

    • Posted November 22, 2017
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  • Malaysia sets open data targets

    The Malaysian government has agreed to step up public access to official data after taking part in a World Bank programme. Malaysia is the 14th country to complete the World

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • ASEAN states put civil services at heart of development goals

    A declaration on the central role of the civil service in meeting South East Asia’s economic development goals has been signed by the region’s heads of state. In 2015, the

    • Posted May 8, 2017
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  • ASEAN moves towards single market

    On 31 December, the Association of South-East Asian Nations formed a new Economic Community. Amy Chew explains the potential – and the long road ahead At the end of December, the

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Asia’s female workforce has been shrinking, report warns

    Women’s participation in Asia’s workforce has fallen by almost ten percentage points between 1990 and 2013, a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which calls on governments to

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Myanmar conference due to explore ways to boost infrastructure

    Senior government officials and ministers from China, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic will be meeting with members of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • New Australia-Singapore Research Centre Opens

    The head of Singapore’s civil service, Peter Ong, has launched a new research centre, which will feed into Singapore’s and Australia’s growth policies. The Asia Growth Research Centre, based at the

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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