Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
Builk teams up with AddVentures in bid for Asean-wide impact
Builk, Asia’s first free online web-based application that aims to digitise the construction industry, has received funding support from AddVentures by SCG to enhance the construction supply chain in Thailand and Asean.
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
Tourism seen spurring infra, boosting livelihoods
THE tourism industry will serve as a key driver for Asean countries to increase their investments in infrastructure and improve the living standards of people within the region, said Wouter Schalken, senior tourism specialist of the World Bank Group.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:25
Veteran diplomat takes the helm of Asean-Korea Centre
Lee Hyuk, a former South Korean ambassador to Vietnam is to assume his position as the fourth secretary general of the Asean-Korea Centre on April 16.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:00
Cybersecurity centre on way
THE Asean-Japan Cybersecurity Capacity Building Centre (AJCCBC) is scheduled to open in Bangkok in June.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00
Asean-Australia Special Summit matters to us all
The arrival of leaders of Southeast Asia in Australia this weekend, marks a new era in one of the region’s most long-standing relationships.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00
PM talks trade, security with Turnbull
THE THAI and Australian prime ministers held a bilateral meeting for the first time in five years during the Asean-Australia special summit in Sydney, with focus on upgrading the economic relationship and regional security cooperation.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
Asean-Australia Summit urged to address Rohingya issue
DESPITE limited possibility of leaders taking a strong position, Amnesty International (AI) yesterday urged the Asean-Australia Special Summit to speak up over the ongoing crimes targeting the Rohingya in Myanmar.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:54
Prayut, wife leave for Asean-Australia Summit in Sydney
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife on Friday morning left for a special Asean-Australia Summit in Sydney.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:00
Regional cybersecurity workshop focused on prevention
Thailand recently co-hosted with Australia a regional cybersecurity workshop intended to strengthen cooperation in monitoring and tackling cyberthreats.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:01
Thousands of Japanese goods to enjoy 0% tariff in Vietnam in 2018
Thousands of Japanese goods imported into Vietnam will enjoy a zero percent tariff, in line with the Southeast Asian country’s commitments to lower tariffs, as outlined in the Vietnam - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA) and the Asean- Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (AJCEP) for 2016-19.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
India will be Asian backwater unless it bridges gap to Asean
The euphoria was palpable as leaders of all 10 Asean countries watched the Republic Day parade in Delhi yesterday, fresh from attending the Asean-India summit a day before.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
Jokowi pushes for end to Asean-India talks
PRESIDENT JOKO “Jokowi” Widodo has called on India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to wrap up negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), stated a press release issued yesterday by the President's office.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00
Tourism fair heads to Chiang Mai
Thailand will host the 37th Asean Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) at the Chiang Mai Exhibition and Convention Centre from January 22 to 26 on the theme “Asean-Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity”.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
Mekong nations reap gains from pact
THE Lancang-Mekong Coopera-tion (LMC) initiative has significantly contributed to economic growth in terms of trade, investment and capacity building in countries in the Mekong basin, a Chinese senior official said.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:40
Commerce ministry celebrates Asean-China trade with speech
To celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce will stage a seminar on December 25 at the Centara Grand Hotel.