Border-crossing rules in Mekong subregion ‘need to be standardised’

Setting standards for the crossing of borders is an urgent requirement for logistics in the Mekong sub-region, the former chief of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Supachai Panitchpakdi, said yesterday (Sep 5) .Speaking at an international conference on GMS Logistics Thailand, Supachai said six countries in ...

Phuwit Limviphuwat

Inequality, Migration, & Industry 4.0 Challenge GMS Prosperity

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have made stunning progress over the past quarter century. Once plagued by poverty, they are now economic success stories.The GMS Economic Cooperation Program (GECP) has contributed significantly to this transformation. Since it was established in 1992 as a means ...

AEC News Reporter

Outcome of the 6th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit

H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, joined the delegation led by H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, to attend the 6th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit during 30 – 31 March 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The ...

Mekong leaders call for $66bn in investment

The leaders of six countries along the Mekong River  adopted an ambitious investment plan worth US$66 billion over the next five years. At least $7 billion will come from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the rest from governments and the private sector, they said.Keep ...

The Associated Press

Seminar on Greater Mekong Subregion discusses economic growth opportunities

The Asian Development Bank has collaborated with the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board in holding a seminar on 25 years of Greater Mekong Subregion economic collaboration.Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office Korbsak Phutrakul delivered a keynote address on growth opportunities in ...

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