• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
    Greenpeace, stick with pollution not globalist politics
    Re: “Asean Framework fails to protect SE Asia from plastic tsunami”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
      Supply chains re-routed to Asean
    CHINESE investment in the region's manufacturing sector will intensify in the upcoming decade as China uses its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to reorientate the global supply chain towards Asean in response to its trade battle with the United States, a geopolitical expert predicts. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:04
    Prayut to raise new economic trends in G20 summit
    As Asean chair, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will at this weekend’s G20 summit in Osaka raise discussions on new trends in world economy, trade and investment, innovation and inequality, government spokesman Werachon Sukondhapatipak said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut must not squander shot at Asean redemption 
    Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will hopefully be both able and willing to use the major diplomatic endorsement he received from leaders of the 10-member Asean to unite the divided nation.
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    With Prayut at helm, Asean being blown off course 
    First major meeting under Thailand’s chairmanship revealed icebergs ahead for regional bloc
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Asean framework fails to protect SE Asia from plastic tsunami
    The Bangkok Declaration and the Asean Framework of Action on Marine Debris announced at Asean’s summit last weekend are good examples of how regional action can be achieved to address a common challenge.
    your say
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Asean Centrality in focus
    PM confident of concluding negotiations on RCEP by yearend despite slow progress
    politics
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Group seeks the creation of conditions to facilitate safe repatriation of Rohingya
    THE LEADERS of Asean yesterday voiced concerns over the Rakhine crisis and called for the safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar while seeking accountability for the violence and human rights violations perpetrated against the ethnic group.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Asean embarks on collaborative effort to combat the menace of wildlife trafficking
    THE REGION needs a clear action plan to tackle wildlife trafficking, experts stressed this past weekend as the leaders of Asean nations meeting in Bangkok endorsed the “Chiang Mai Statement of Asean Ministers Responsible for CITES and Wildlife Enforcement”.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Asean must develop single voice to confront challenges of changing world: Vietnam PM
    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke to The Nation’s Supalak Ganjanakhundee as regional leaders gathered in Bangkok for the weekend’s Asean Summit. Excerpts:
    opinion
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    CAT tasked with expanding internet infrastructure 
    The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry has disbursed Bt5 billion for the upgrade and development of Thailand’s internet infrastructure towards helping the country achieve its goal of becoming the digital hub of Asean. 
    Tech
  • Sun, 23 Jun 2019 00:10
    Asean finalises common position on RCEP 
    Asean members reached an overall common position on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) during their meeting in Bangkok on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:00
    World Cup in Asean's sights in '15 years': Thai FM
    Southeast Asian nations could launch a joint bid to host the 2034 World Cup, Thailand's foreign minister said Saturday, a bold play to bring the biggest sporting show on earth to a football-mad region for the first time.
    sports
  • Sat, 22 Jun 2019 15:17
    South China Sea situation worrisome: Vietnam PM
    Despite progress in negotiations between Asean and China towards establishing a Code of Conduct (COC) for the contentious South China Sea, Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Saturday that the situation on the ground remained complicated.
    national
  • Sat, 22 Jun 2019 14:56
    Asean may bid for 2034 Fifa World Cup
    Asean will make a collective bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said on Saturday.
    sports
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