Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Cutting plastic waste pollution at sea on agenda at Asean-China meeting in Phuket
THAILAND’S GOAL to gradually eradicate plastic waste at sea by 80 million to 160 million kilograms a year by 2021, is expected to be affirmed by Jatuporn Burutpat, chief of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, at the upcoming Asean and China Sea Waste Reduction Meeting, to be held in Phuket from November 22-23.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Suu Kyi faces tepid UN criticism over Rohingya at summit
CONCERNS about Rakhine state in Myanmar continued to emerge yesterday during Asean-related meetings in Manila, although Southeast Asian countries adhered to a humanitarian-aid framework to deal with the crisis.
Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:27:20
NEC provides cybersecurity training for Asean staff
NEC Corporation has provided cybersecurity training for administrative staff of Asean through Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ Asean-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation Hub project.
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:00:00
NEC Corporation has announced its cybersecurity training programme for administrative staff of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) through Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "Asean-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation Hub" project.
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Koreans take to high-quality Asean products
SOUTH Koreans are increasingly interested in buying high-quality food and beverage products from Asean, said Kim Young-sun, secretary general of the Asean-Korea Centre.
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:44:08
PalVision Bangkok Hospitality Challenge to tee off in November
The success of the - Phuket Hospitality Challenge 2017 has led to the partnership with FORE Management Group and ASEAN-EVENTS to team up and bring the very first Bangkok Hospitality Challenge to the Hospitality Industry in Bangkok on 9th November 2017.
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:37:38
Customs worries Asean-China free trade will trigger influx of Chinese goods
The Customs Department will hold talk with its Chinese counterpart over the impact of a new free trade agreement between Asean and China that will come into effect in January next year, of the department director general, Kulit Sombatsiri, said on Monday.
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Measures approved in drive to spur EV production
THE GOVERNMENT is steering towards a set of measures to promote electric vehicle (EV) production in Thailand, while the Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Industry are in discussions to amend commitments under the Asean-China free trade agreement (ACFTA) to pave way for imports of EV parts to Thailand.
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:52:27
ASEAN reps endorse VN East Sea code proposal
ASEAN foreign ministers have endoresed a proposal by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh for the ASEAN-China Summit in November to issue an official statement on the start of negotiations over a Code of Conduct for the East Sea.
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:15:43
Lots to see at Asean-India Expo
The Asean-India Expo and Forum is being hosted for the first time by Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce and partner organisations, featuring insightful forum and the trade exposition offering premium-quality products from the 10 nations of Southeast Asia and India.
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:56:20
Asean-Hong Kong FTA set to be signed
The free trade agreement between Asean and Hong Kong will be signed at the 31st Asean Summit in November in the Philippines, according to Thailand's Department of Trade Negotiations.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:31:24
Workshop on E-Commerce to drive Lao PDR toward a digitally-enabled economy
Vientiane– The ASEAN-Korea Centre will organize the Capacity Building Workshop for Expanding Business Opportunities in E-Commerce on 5 July 2017 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Jointly organized with the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) of Lao PDR and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI), the Workshop aims to share Korea’s e-commerce
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 01:00:00
Thailand’s shocking failures in pursuing its Asean goals
No Thai government in recent memory has invested so much energy and money into Asean-related projects as the current administration.
Wed, 03 May 2017 16:07:41
Third annual search for top female scientist launched
The third annual Asean-US Science Prize for Women was launched on Tuesday to find a talented, early career woman from the region working in applied science.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:00:00
Asean, Russia assess cooperation
THE MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday hosted the 14th Asean-Russia Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in Vientiane to review the progress made in the countries’ cooperation.