• Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    Time to admit Asean’s 11th member
    So near yet so far. Timor-Leste has been trudging for eight years but the road to Asean membership remains long and winding for Asia’s youngest democracy.
    opinion
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    First InfocommAsia trade show set for Bitec this week
    INFOCOMMASIA, a unit of Avixa, will hold its first major trade show and conference on the latest professional audio and video (AV) technology in Asean at Bangkok’s Bitec from May 15-17.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 20:44
    SCG buys in Indonesia to become top Asean packaging solutions provider
    SCG has accelerated its growth strategy by announcing its latest investment of Bt21.15 billion in PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk (Fajar), one of the largest packaging paper providers in Indonesia.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 16:28
    CP Group in automotive production and marketing tie-up with China’s Foton Motor
    Charoen Phokpand Group (CP Group) and Foton Motor Group of China have set up a joint venture to produce and market automotive products and technologies in Thailand and the Asean region.
    Auto & Audio
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Asean poised for gains from trade war
    INVESTORS from the United States and China are increasingly turning their sights to other regions, especially Asean markets, amid the protracted trade war between the superpowers, a conference has heard.
    Economy
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Peace not on horizon in Asean’s fishing wars
    New regional taskforce is unlikely to halt dramatic burning and scuttling of illegal boats   
    opinion
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Axiata, Telenor merge Asian operations, eye Bt386 bn-plus revenue
    THE proposed merger of Malaysia’s Axiata Group Bhd and Telenor ASA’s Asian operations in the Asean region and South Asia will create a global champion with proforma revenue of more than 50 billion ringgit (Bt386 billion).
    Corporate
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Asean civil society seeks meeting with leaders
    ASEAN CIVIL society has expressed hope that an interface with leaders at the summit next month in Thailand would be meaningful in addressing relevant concerns on tough issues such as human rights and democracy, instead of becoming another ceremonial talk shop.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    Asean+3 touted  
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President  Takehiko Nakao yesterday addressed  the 22nd meeting of Asean+3 ’s Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
    Economy
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 16:06
    Sammitr sets out to expand beyond Asean
    Sammitr, a Thai-based logistics solutions firm, said it has integrated its business arms under the umbrella of SAMMITR Group Holding to reinforce its business base in order to penetrate the rest of the international market.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
    Asean should back EU’s sanctions on Myanmar
    Regional bloc has the power to help end military atrocities that have killed thousands  
    opinion
  • Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
    Structural challenges hang over East Asian growth hopes
    STRUCTURAL challenges poses risks to the aspirations of countries in East Asia to move up the income ladder, according to Junhong Chang, the director of the Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    US seeks full access to Rakhine state
    THE UNITED STATES on Tuesday called on Myanmar to provide humanitarian organisations and media full access to the strife-torn Rakhine state in order to ensure the safe return of Rohingya refugees. 
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean countries share tips in fighting counterfeit goods
    HOW to best tackle the trade in counterfeit goods was the focus of a workshop held in Manila last week, as enforcement officials, investigators and prosecutors from across the Asean region held talks on enforcing intellectual property (IP) rights.
    Economy
  • Sat, 27 Apr 2019 13:40
    Modern take on the shared Ramayana epic
    The friezes in Bangkok’s Emerald Buddha Temple were brought to the big screen this past week in the form of the animation “Ramavatar: Mural Brought to Life”. The film was shown in Jakarta and Yogyakarta to mark Thailand’s turn as Asean chair and the start of what has been designated as Asean Cultural Year.
    ASEAN+
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