... agree to mobilize Mekong sub-regional development through connectivity in all dimensions
October 8, 2018, at 1745hrs (local time), Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha had a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan prior to the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit. A joint press conference was ... ... forces with Japan in developing Mekong sub-regional countries in an innovative and sustainable manner. The country will take over ASEAN chairmanship next year, and would like to seek Japan’s cooperation in promoting ASEAN as people-centric community that ...
... countries, in cooperation with Japanese companies. Japan will also set up “Japan-ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund” to support small business by women.
- On partnership... ... ODA loans quicker to process and more flexible. To this end, Japan will reduce the time needed for going through the procedure of ODA loans by as much as one and a half... ... recipient’s side, Japan will not necessarily require a government guarantee.
2. Bilateral Meetings
2.1 Japan-Cambodia meeting held on 21 November 2015:
- PM Abe informed...
... to economic activities and Japan will closely coordinate with the international community in fighting against terrorism.
1.2 Bilateral Meetings;
1.2.1 Japan-Canada meeting held on 18 November 2015:
- PM Abe held talks with Canadian PM Trudeau for the first time since PM Trudeau took office in November 2015, during which they highly evaluated the broad agreement on TPP negotiations ... ... US’ “freedom of navigation” operations.
- On Japan-US cooperation in the region, PM Abe stated that coordination with ASEAN was indispensable and cooperation with Australia and India respectively was strategically important. To this end, PM Abe ...
... utilized for the purchase of necessary materials and equipments upon Lao PDR's taking up ASEAN Chairmanship in 2016.
3. Japan-Myanmar summit meeting on 4 July 2015;
PM Abe stated... ... Japanese public why Japan should involve in the two large-scale projects at the same time. To create "quality relations" with the region, the Japanese government... ... ensure transparency and persuasiveness in facilitating huge amount of ODA".
On the bilateral meeting between Thailand and Japan, Japanese media such as Asahi, Mainichi...