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Russian Telecom Hooks Up With North Korea

It is not going to make the rest of the world happy, but TransTeleCom, or TTK, one of Russia’s largest telecommunications companies, is now providing North Korea with a major new internet communications channel.

UN Arms Embargo Proposal Against Myanmar Will Likely Fail

Mynamar's repressive regime is getting a new pushback, this time via UN Ambassador Nikki Haley from the United States as she recently called for virtual arms embargo against the repressive regime. China and Russia, two others on the Security Council, are likely to block the plan.

APEC Develops Policies to Help Diversify Asia-Pacific Workforce

The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.

APEC Locks Down Illegal Timber Trade

APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.

APEC Moves to Simplify Food Export Regulations

APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.

Viet Nam Prime Minister Represents APEC at G20 Summit

During the Group of 20 leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, recently, Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a strong message of support for international cooperation on behalf of the APEC member nations, to address trade and growth challenges in the unsettled global environment.

Russia's USS Signs Agreement with JCB International

Japan's JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international business arm of JCB Co., Ltd., just signed a license agreement which allows JCB Card POS usage throughout the network of POS terminals and all related partners banks of Russia's United Settlement System (USS).

APEC Nations Mobilize to Help Trade Become More Disaster-Resistant

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have the misfortune of being hit by 70 percent of all global disasters and also suffer damages of over USD $100 billion every year. APEC is moving to handle this, with the goal of becoming far more disaster-tolerant with respect to trade.

Korea Joins APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System for E-Commerce

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group just announced that South Korea has become a member of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System. This provides further support of the growing cross-border e-commerce sector in APEC, while also helping protect the rapidly increasing volume of sensitive consumer data used in online transactions.

APEC Tourism Industry Manages Digital Disruption in the Industry

Tourism continues to be a strong growth industry among the APEC member economies, with a 6.1 percent year-on-year growth rate. With digital innovations in this arena are creating major disruptive effects for all, senior tourism officials within APEC have agreed to increase cooperation with the private sector to help coordinate that better.

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