Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Cooperation required

Cooperation required

ASEAN should adopt a new development model in which governments embrace the private sector, the bloc’s Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan said Monday. Speaking in Jakarta, the secretary general said the world was moving away from an approach by which governments “are doing everything by themselves”, adding that companies were necessary to help funding and develop technology. Surin was discussing strategies to carry out the Comprehensive Asian Development Plan, an overarching blueprint for regional cooperation and integration, with the heads of Nippon Keidanren, Japan’s association of business organisations.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Temple exploring in Cambodia without the crowds

Those who make the journey almost 100km from Preah Vihear province’s capital Tbaeng Meanchey to the 11th century remains of Preah Khan Kompong Svay will be richly rewarded.

Phnom Penh eats: Homegrown veggies at Bayon Beoung Snor

​Nestled along National Road 1, Bayon Beoung Snor is a farm-cum-restaurant. The team grows their own vegetables, which they then use to whip up traditional Khmer food.