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.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:00
Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles
Singapore - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country -- Southeast Asia's "final frontier" -- but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:37
Singapore, Laos score high at SEAFIC
The project “Ajoomma” by director He Shuming and producer Tan Si En from Singapore has won this year’s top award from the Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab (SEAFIC), the pioneering script and development lab for Southeast Asian filmmakers.
movie & TV
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
China’s foreign-waste ban sets example for SE Asia
After China implemented a ban on 24 types of imported waste in January, countries in Southeast Asia have become the main destination for the waste.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:01
Leaders gear up for 33rd Asean Summit
Leaders from 10 Southeast Asian countries, along with counterparts from China, the United States, Japan and Russia, are set to convene for the 33rd Asean Summit and Related Summits, which will be held at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre (Suntec) from November 13-15.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:23
Mickey and his pals go on a Epic Quest
GoGame and the Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia have given a sneak peek at the gameplay of Disney Epic Quest an original mobile title that brings Disney and Pixar characters into one action-packed digital experience for all ages.
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:11
Asean lawmakers urge governments to protect journalists
The Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Friday appealed to governments in Southeast Asia to check growing attacks on press freedom and punish those responsible for killing journalists.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 23:36
Uniqlo holds Arigato Fan Fest
Japanese retailer, Uniqlo today unveils a special region-wide festival to thank Southeast Asian customers for their strong, long-term support as the brand approaches its 10th-anniversary milestone in the region.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
Singapore defies Big Tobacco bullying and adopts plain packaging
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) applauds Singapore’s plan to introduce plain packaging with enlarged graphic health warnings for all tobacco products to reduce the appeal of smoking.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:43
SCG posts Q3 sales revenue of Bt11.5 billion
SCG, a Thai-owned Southeast Asian conglomerate, reported third quarter revenue from sales of more than VND8.1 trillion (Bt11.5 billion), a year-on-year increase of 18 per cent.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
Future Fund climbs in debut for region’s top IPO of 2018
UNITS in the Thailand Future Fund (TFF), on track to close 2018 as the biggest initial public offering (IPO) in Southeast Asia after the launch was hit by delays, rose 3 per cent on their first day of trading yesterday.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:06
Booking Holdings, Grab enter into strategic partnership
Booking Holdings, the global leader in online accommodations and travel e-commerce, and Grab Holdings Inc, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile services platform in Southeast Asia, on Tuesday announced that the two parties have entered into a strategic partnership.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:46
Grab enters travel market in new partnership with Booking
Booking Holdings (Booking.com), a global online accommodations and travel e-commerce giant, and Grab Holdings Inc (Grab), an on-demand transportation and services platform in Southeast Asia, have announced a strategic partnership.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
Collaborative tech enables productivity, innovation
Technology disruption has had a huge impact on the global workplace as well as those in Asean. Minhaj Zia, vice president for Polycom in India, South Asia Association of Regional Cooperation and Southeast Asia, speaks to The Nation’s Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn on the new trends at the workplace today and how they can overcome challenges.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 23:34
Facebook joins the fray at game show
For the first time, Facebook Gaming will appear at Thailand Game Show 2018 – the biggest gaming event in Southeast Asia, which is expected to draw over 100,000 industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts to the Royal Paragon Hall this weekend.