The Association of Southeast Asian nations has introduced the regional rice reserve, the multi-stakeholder rice trade forum, and market information and sharing. These approaches have the potential of building confidence in rice trade and helping people get fed.
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are working together to encourage the free flow of skilled labor within their countries.
Here’s why the perception that skilled migration damages the source country is wrong.
Making it easier for workers to move between countries is key to liberalizing the trade in services and unleashing the benefits it will produce across national and regional economies.
Performance assessments help people in Southeast Asia determine how well their government is performing and how they can be improved.
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.