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Indonesia calls for RoK’s investment in battery industry

The Indonesian Government is calling on enterprises of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest in the battery industry for electronic vehicles in the country, just weeks after Jakarta announced a ban on the export of nickel ore to develop its domestic processing industry.

Joo Hyung-chul, Economic Adviser to the RoK President (Source: Korea Times)

ASEAN-RoK special summit to focus on free trade, shared prosperity

The special summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK), slated for November 25-26 in Busan city, will seek ways to strengthen the free trade order and achieve shared prosperity, according to the RoK President’s office. 
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Logistics market sees wave of investment from Japan, RoK

 The logistics market has become more vibrant in recent times with large merger and acquisition (M&A) deals between Vietnamese businesses and foreign investors who have strong financial and technological potential, especially those from Japan and the Republic of Korea.
Defence officials from members of the ASEAN Regional Forum, meet in Seoul on May 2 to discuss regional security issues. (Photo: Yonhap)

ARF defence officials meet in Seoul on maritime security

 Defence officials from members of the ASEAN Regional Forum, Asia’s largest security grouping led by ASEAN, met in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, on May 2 to discuss regional security issues. 
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in (Source: Yonhap/TTXVN)

RoK to promote cultural, people-to-people exchanges with ASEAN

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in on March 10 vowed to promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and expand practical cooperation with the regional organisation.
RoK President Moon Jae-in (right) and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo (Source: Yonhap)

RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on February 19 that it has decided to resume talks on the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Indonesia after a hiatus of five years.