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ICAO Council, IATA endorse new global aviation security plan

ICAO Council, IATA endorse new global aviation security plan

Nov. 17 | The first International Civil Aviation Organization Global Aviation Security Plan (ICAO GASeP), established this week by the ICAO Secretariat, has been endorsed by the ICAO Council and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The ICAO GASeP...

4 ASEAN peers to go live with exchange of Form D via ASW

4 ASEAN peers to go live with exchange of Form D via ASW

Nov. 16 | Singapore and three other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries will transit into the live operation of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) for the electronic exchange of Form D under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) by January,...

Global economy seen to sustain momentum, grow 3% in 2018

Global economy seen to sustain momentum, grow 3% in 2018

Nov. 16 | After exceeding expectations in 2017, the global economy is projected to carry forward its current momentum to generate a 3% growth rate through 2018, according to the latest global economic outlook from an independent international business membership...

RCEP leaders eye conclusion of talks in 2018

RCEP leaders eye conclusion of talks in 2018

Nov. 15 | Leaders of the 16 countries participating in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) talks have reiterated their commitment to forge the deal and are hoping to see this happen by next year. In a joint leaders’ statement issued at the...

Hapag-Lloyd delivers higher profit as UASC synergy brings gains

Hapag-Lloyd delivers higher profit as UASC synergy brings gains

Nov. 15 | German ocean liner Hapag-Lloyd closed the third quarter of 2017 with a significant positive group net profit and a much improved operating result (EBIT) as the integration with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is almost completed and on schedule to...

Fourth Industrial Revolution a challenge to ASEAN integration—study

Fourth Industrial Revolution a challenge to ASEAN integration—study

Nov. 15 | Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) need to improve their collaboration if they are to deal successfully with the profound challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new joint report launched November...

Emerging economies to fuel air traffic growth through 2040—report

Emerging economies to fuel air traffic growth through 2040—report

Nov. 13 | Global air passenger traffic is expected to continue its strong growth trajectory over the next several years while expansion in air cargo volumes will quicken in the short term before slowing down in the medium term, according to the latest traffic forecast...

TPP deal resuscitated without US

TPP deal resuscitated without US

Nov. 13 | The remaining 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) announced on November 11 they will proceed with the free trade deal even without the participation of the United States. The members said they will be adhering to the core elements...

ASEAN, HK ink free trade, investment pacts

ASEAN, HK ink free trade, investment pacts

Nov. 13 | Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Hong Kong signed two free trade and investment pacts on November 12, calling the accords a signal of their commitment towards free trade. The ASEAN-HKC Free Trade Agreement...

City, regional gov’ts sign pledge for faster climate action

City, regional gov’ts sign pledge for faster climate action

Nov. 13 | The Bonn-Fiji Commitment was signed November 12 by local and regional leaders from around the world at their UN Climate Change Conference summit to take further, faster action to deliver the Paris Agreement at all levels of government. With more than...
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