• Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:59
    Bimstec Summit: Leaders agree on regional power grid
    18-pt Kathmandu declaration focuses on joint efforts to combat terrorism
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:15
    BIMSTEC aims institutional shape
    The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, which concluded in Kathmandu on Friday, will be remembered for laying the foundation for institutional mechanisms to accelerate the BIMSTEC process, something that had been lacking for two decades since the bloc's establishment.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:11
    PM Oli, Thai PM hold bilateral meet
    Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday held a bilateral meeting with Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:02
    BIMSTEC leaders say they are committed to enhancing connectivity
    The heads of state and the government of the seven-nation regional grouping reiterated the need for enhancing connectivity within the member states at the inaugural session of the 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:28
    Delegates arrive for BIMSTEC summit
    Indian PM Modi, Bangladesh PM Hasina & Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha arrive
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:26
    Foreign ministers agree on projects worth $50b
    In an ambitious plan to connect the member states of BIMSTEC, foreign ministers from the seven-nation group identified and agreed on Wednesday to push forward 167 various connectivity-related projects at an estimated cost of $50 billion.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:00
    A missed opportunity to address Rohingya issue
    Thailand must also take responsibility for the decision by Bimstec members to keep the crisis off the agenda
    opinion
  • Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:00
    Briefs
    Myanmar minister proposes Bimstec electricity trade
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:00
    Thailand’s neighbours warned of cyber criminals
    Thai officials have alerted member countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) about cyber criminal activities.
    national
  • Sat, 12 Mar 2016 01:00
    Ranong well placed to be marine gateway for growing trade with Myanmar and other BIMSTEC markets, seminar hears
    RANONG HAS the potential to be a gateway for trade with neighbouring countries, especially the BIMSTEC nations of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka, as the province has a deep-sea port to serve such commerce, provincial governor Suri
    Economy
  • Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:00
    Bid to boost development of Ranong Port
    The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) plans to push for a dry port (intermodal terminal) in Bangkok as part of its strategic plan for the Ranong Port's expansion with a hope that it can become as pathway to Myanmar in connection with BIMSTEC countries for
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00
    Leaders endorse greater cooperation in 14 priority areas
    Leaders of BIMSTEC member countries agreed to deepen cooperation in the fourteen priority areas to boost intra-regional trade and investment and tourism.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00
    India PM"s in Myanmar to bolster bilateral relations
    India aims to strengthen bilateral relations with all BIMSTEC member countries
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00
    Thailand, Sri Lanka expect doubling in 2-way trade to $1 bn in 3-5 years
    Sub-committee to smooth cooperation in various sectors; further talks agreed on Bimstec FTA
    Economy
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