Taking Power Trading to the Next Level in South Asia
Bilateral power trading deals among SASEC countries should gradually expand. A single interconnected power market would be a clear win for the subregion.
GMS: Spurring Private Investment in Regional Infrastructure
Mekong governments need to create an enabling environment for public-private partnerships in infrastructure. Here are 4 ways to get the job done.
ASEAN Leaders Should Embrace 4IR for Another 50 Years of Peace, Growth
The Fourth Industrial Revolution can empower MSMEs, which account for 90% of all enterprises and provide most employment in ASEAN member states.
Connectivity, Competitiveness, Community Guide Mekong Regional Cooperation
Vice-President Stephen Groff shares his views on cooperation among Mekong countries from the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
A Sneak Peek at CAREC’s New Strategy
CAREC can be a vehicle for future prosperity in a region full of promise. The new strategy is a key step in that journey.
Will 2025 Be the Final Deadline for the AEC?
The ASEAN Economic Community’s 2025 blueprint addresses many gaps, but uncertainties remain ahead of the deadline.
Time for SMEs in CAREC to Move Beyond Borders
Cross-border development is crucial for SMEs to realize their potential as drivers of growth and job creation in Central Asia.
Watch Regional Cooperation in Energy
Spilling hydropower in one country can benefit a neighboring country that lacks power or is relying on diesel.
6 Ways Asian Economic Cooperation is Changing the Region
Asia is going through sweeping transformations that have altered its economic landscape in fundamental ways.
Asia Needs Both Hard Infrastructure, Software
Vice-President Stephen Groff gives an update from the Beijing launch of the PRC-led Belt and Road Initiative.