October 21, 2020 News

Amendment to Employment Terms

DFDL, our member,  shared that the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (“MLSW”) issued Notification 1559/MLSW (“Notice”) on 1 June 2020, relating to applicable procedures to implement any changes to an employee’s conditions of employment. The Notice confirms that any changes to an employee’s remuneration package or leave entitlements, which by their nature constitute amendments [...]
October 15, 2020 News

EU-ASEAN Business Council’s Business Sentiment Survey Report

In July 2020, we requested you to share your outlook to the EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey. The survey aims to serve as a barometer for European business outlook in Southeast Asia regarding key issues such as macro-economic conditions, the policy and regulatory environment, and the development of bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements in the [...]
October 10, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

A seminar on “Expanding your business in Laos and ASEAN”

The European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR / EuroCham Laos and DFDL has jointly organised a seminar on “Expanding your business in Laos and ASEAN” this recent Tuesday, the 8th of October 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane. At this event, our expert speakers Jack Sheehan and Jonathan Blaine has examined how businesses can […]

September 12, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

Opportunities and trends in the renewable energy sector in Cambodia

Cambodia’s renewable energy sector has been growing, but does the boom create opportunities  for European  investors? Join this webinar to find out. Cambodia has experienced two decades of strong economic growth. An average GDP growth rate of 7.7% from 1995-2017 places it as the 6th fastest growing economy in the world, and this growth is […]

August 29, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

Anti-Illicit Trade Forum 2019, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Given the lack of data and information on Myanmar’s illicit trade activities, EuroCham has missioned a report on AIT activities in Myanmar and will host the Anti-Illicit Trade Forum 2019, as it recognises how valuable information can be as a tool to raise awareness and mobilise action. This second edition of Anti-illicit Trade Forum will take place in […]

The ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) Laos

The ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) Laos — a business competition organised by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) with the long-term support of the GIZ RELATED Project of the German Development Cooperation that aims to recognise outstanding Lao-based enterprises — is entering its 4th edition this year. The category Friends of Laos […]

July 26, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

ASEAN Agreement on E-commerce

This document is the agreement on the role of electronic commerce (e-commerce) in driving economic growth and social development by the Government of the ASEAN Member States. It also values the contribution of e-commerce in enhancing connectivity and sectoral cooperation in the region as embodied in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025. For the […]

July 26, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

The ASEAN Skills Development Award

This year, ASEAN-BAC with support of the German government’s Regional Cooperation Programme to Improve the Quality and Labour Market Orientation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (RECOTVET), launches a new category called the ASEAN Skills Development Award. The Award highlights the role human capital plays in the growth of companies and the economy of the region as a […]