Reposted from Intellasia.net
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) vice President for East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Stephen Groff, travels to Myanmar today – the first extended visit by ADB senior management since the country began undertaking reforms earlier this year.
“As Myanmar’s pace of change accelerates, more foreign investors and tourists arrive, and development assistance is offered, it is crucial that we gain a first-hand understanding of Myanmar’s goals and priorities,” Groff said. “ADB is beginning the process of reengagement with Myanmar and joining other development partners in helping lay the foundations for a brighter future in the country.” More…
Reposted from CRIENGLISH.com
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Myanmar President Thein Sein
Myanmar and Vietnam vowed to step up mutual cooperation in the sectors of agriculture, livestock, trade, investment, communications and transport.
Strengthening economic ties were the priority when Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Nay Pyi Taw Monday who was on an official visit to Myanmar since the weekend at the invitation of his Myanmar counterpart U Wunna Maung Lwin. More…
Vietnam & Laos
Reposted from Viet Nam News
By Siem Bunthy
VIENTIANE — Viet Nam and Laos will focus on trade and economic co-operation to reach the target of US$1 billion in trade turnover this year and double it by 2015. More…