Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
Insurance in Asean states to grow but at own pace: Moody’s Investors Service
MOODY'S Investors Service says that the growth prospects for insurance in six major Asean markets are supported by strong socio-economic fundamentals, but the pace and quality of growth will vary by geography.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Asean states must be prepared for a ‘fast-changing industrial revolution’
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, has posed both opportunities and challenges to Asean. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, speaks to Viet Nam News about the pressures of the ongoing
technological and scientific revolution.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:59
Asean states step up cooperation on trans-national crime prevention
Asean member states are set to enhance their cooperation to deal with trans-national crime, illegal migration, human trafficking and people smuggling.
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 01:00
Grab aims to enter all Asean states
SINGAPORE-BASED ride-hailing and mobile-payments platform Grab plans to expand its business to cover every Southeast Asian country as soon as possible, Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder and chief operating officer, told a news conference to celebrate its five years in operation yesterday.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:29
Taiwan relaxes visa requirements for Asean states
TAIPEI - Taiwan on Wednesday announced a series of changes and plans to simplify visa applications for visitors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), aiming to boost the number of travellers from the area by at least 20 per cent this ye
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:00
US summit ‘won’t single out Thailand’
Washington will not pressure Asean states to join TPP PACT; no priority on rights issues.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 01:00
Asean states to help each other fight haze
ASEAN countries will collaborate to tame the seasonal haze problem, while the Pollution Control Department has launched field operations to spread awareness that people should not burn |anything during this year’s dry |season.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:00
PM vows to back South China Sea code of conduct
THAILAND will continue to ensure the implementation of a code of conduct between China and Asean states, as conflict over the South China Sea persists, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assured Philippine President Benigno Aquino.
Thu, 21 May 2015 15:32
Call to Asean states: Clear non-tariff barriers soon
Member states have been urged to get rid of any remaining obstacles before the Asean Economic Community (AEC) gets going at the end of this year.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 01:00
History lessons required before the AEC forms
Teaching kids the truth about the past would be good for all Asean states
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00
FTA Fund to help honey farmers amid liberalisation
The Free Trade Agreement Fund has recently approved a budget to help honey farmers cope with tougher competition under trade liberalisation with many countries, mainly China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and Asean states.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00
KTB to expand via foreign acquisitions
Looks to regional role with presence in all 10 Asean states
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00
ASEAN states told to ease non-tariff barriers, laws
Thailand and other Asean countries have been urged to take strenuous steps to genuinely open up the regional market in trade and services ahead of the Asean Economic Community in 2015, as there are still far too many non-tariff barriers and restrictions h