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24th Greater Mekong Subregion Ministerial Conference
The 24th GMS Ministerial Conference (MC-24) was held on 4 November 2020 with the theme “Pave the way to a more integrated, inclusive, sustainable and prosperous GMS.”
Greater Mekong Subregion 11th Economic Corridors Forum
The 11th Economic Corridors Forum (ECF-11) was held on 28 October 2020 with the theme “Boosting Competitiveness, Connectivity, and Community in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Corridors through Focused and Integrated Spatial Development.”
Facebook joins with Mekong River Commission to raise awareness about flood and drought in the Mekong
Facebook and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat today launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.
Vietnam and Mekong countries cooperate in promoting sustainable tourism
NDO – Vietnam is keeping close watch on COVID19 developments while working with countries which have been done well in controlling the epidemic in order to ensure safety for tourists and the entire community.
GMS countries discuss ways to restore tourism during, after COVID-19 pandemic
PHNOM PENH, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Senior tourism officials of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) convened the first Destination Mekong Summit via video conference to discuss ways to restore tourism during and after the COVID-19 crisis, the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism said in a statement on Wednesday.
UN outlines path to sustainable recovery in Southeast Asia
Tackling inequality, bridging the digital divide, greening the economy, and upholding human rights and good governance will be critical for Southeast Asia to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General said.
ADB Highlights Support for GMS Transport and Economic Corridors in ASEAN Forum
The ASEAN Forum on Subregional Development discussed measures to link Mekong subregional cooperation programs with the ASEAN and other subregional groupings to achieve the common goal of narrowing development gaps and to build a stronger ASEAN community.
Myanmar to build SEZ connecting Greater Mekong Sub-Region East-West Economic Corridor, West Yangon Industrial Park
Myanmar will implement a Special Economic Zone project in Mon State and West Yangon Industrial Park project, said Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Thaung Tun during a Myanmar-Japan Investment Dialogue held via video conference on July 29.
Myanmar MPs Approve ADB Loan for Mekong Corridor Highway
Myanmar’s Union Parliament on Wednesday approved a US$483.8 million (660 billion kyats) loan from the Asian Development Bank (ABD) for an expressway that is a part of the international East West Economic Corridor (EWEC).