• Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Clearing SE Asia’s skies will require changing consumer attitudes
    While haze-filled images from India and China often dominate media coverage, pollution increasingly takes its toll across much of Asia, including Southeast Asia and even in Singapore – the site of this year’s Asean Summit.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Group calls for Asean to be people-centric
    A civil society group is challenging Asean to live up to its claim of being a people-centred international organisation because citizens have, for the third successive year, not been given a chance to sit at the same table to discuss important regional matters.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Asean leaders upbraid Suu Kyi in private but stand by Myanmar
    THE ASEAN BLOC is standing by Myanmar for repatriation of thousands of Rohingya from Bangladesh despite grave concerns raised by leaders and partners at the summit even as the refugees yesterday continued to resist the return.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Are they really serious?
    Re: Thailand to push for bigger Asean role in Rohingya crisis, The Nation, yesterday
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:42
    Whither Asean’s relevance in a changing geopolitical order? 
    The Asean Summit in Singapore draws to a close amid the typical fanfare and self-congratulatory atmosphere. As the chairmanship baton passes on to Thailand in 2019, concerns remain over the relevance of Asean as the proverbial elephant in the room.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:03
    Vietjet CEO receives awards at Asean Business Awards
    The Asean Business Awards 2018 has given the CEO of Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao the outstanding female entrepreneur of Vietnam and Asean awards.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:59
    Thais take Asean chair, haunted by past summit chaos
    Singapore - Protests, broken windows and dignitaries forced to flee by helicopter -- Thailand's last stint as host of Southeast Asia's biggest summit was devoured by political chaos.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:07
    CIMB Group joins RippleNet to power instant payments across Asean
    CIMB Group (“CIMB” or “the Group”) and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple’s network (“RippleNet”), which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members and allow CIMB to grow its cross border payments business.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:21
    Principal Healthcare first to use Workday HCM cloud technology
    Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has announced that Principal Healthcare, one of the most experienced healthcare management and services companies in Asean, is beginning to deploy Workday Human Capital Management (HCM).
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    Former FM Surin to be remembered at Rangsit academic forum
    An academic forum will be held later this month to mark the one-year anniversary of the passing of ex-foreign minister and Asean secretary general Surin Pitsuwan.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thailand to push for bigger Asean role in Rohingya crisis
    THAILAND IS ready to support a greater Asean role in resolving the Rakhine crisis, as the group prepared mechanisms to deal with the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who face repatriation amid grave concerns about their future.
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    Asean needs to act now for the biggest shift in supply chains
    GLOBAL trade tensions continue to dominate this year’s headlines and the shift of production to efficient Asean countries is accelerating.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:25
    I spoke to Suu Kyi, says Mahathir
    Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he raised the plight of the Rohingya Muslims with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi at the Asean leaders meeting on Tuesday night.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:57
    AirAsia, (RED) collaborate to raise funds for HIV/AIDS in ASEAN
    Low-cost carrier AirAsia is collaborating with non-profit organization (RED) to support fundraising to fight AIDS in ASEAN.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Rohingya repatriation must be halted
    Asean must intervene to ensure refugees return voluntarily and those who return will be safe
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