Blogs on ASEAN Economic Community
Published on Monday, 04 February 2019
Time will tell whether Asia-Pacific’s increasing trend toward regional integration extend further into labor markets.
Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017
In a world where borders are blurring and becoming increasingly permeable, health coverage needs to be just as mobile.
Published on Monday, 24 July 2017
The ASEAN Economic Community’s 2025 blueprint addresses many gaps, but uncertainties remain ahead of the deadline.
Published on Thursday, 06 July 2017
ASEAN has not made sufficient progress on connectivity, e-commerce, and technology-driven human capital ahead of 4IR.
Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Asia is going through sweeping transformations that have altered its economic landscape in fundamental ways.
Published on Monday, 17 April 2017
Mutual recognition arrangements can help ASEAN stop the brain drain, and remain globally competitive.
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
There is no single or simple solution to ensure SMEs benefit from regional integration schemes – ASEAN economies need to fix key productivity, regulatory, infrastructure, and financing gaps.
Published on Friday, 20 May 2016
The external vote of confidence in ASEAN bond markets seems to be driven by the region’s strong medium- and long-term growth prospects, which bodes well for their future beyond the short term.
Published on Friday, 13 May 2016
The future of the AEC depends on ASEAN member states making economic and labor market conditions more conducive for foreign workers.
Published on Monday, 02 May 2016
Regional solutions within Asia, reinforced by boosting inter-regional trade and investment with Europe as an engine of global growth, can help counter the threats to globalization.