Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:22:33
Belt and Road set to boost Asean trade: forum
BEIJING – Despite a shaky global recovery and rising trade protectionism, the Asian economy will maintain robust growth, as countries in the region deepen economic cooperation and benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative, renowned economists told the Boao Forum for Asia’s annual conference.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:28:24
Love about to ‘Rain’ on Netflix
The South Korean drama series “Something in the Rain” debuts exclusively on Netflix today in Asia and English-speaking countries.
movie & TV
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:02:34
Hainan to offer 30-day visa-free period for visitors from 59 countries
China will adopt a new 30-day visa-free policy in Hainan province for people from 59 countries starting May 1, in an attempt to nurture the tourism industry of the southernmost province.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:34:30
Japan-US trade surplus edges down as Abe, Trump meet
Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged down in March, government data showed Wednesday, as the two countries' leaders held talks over the thorny issue of bilateral trade.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:53:45
Thai-Russian trade yet to surge despite long ties
A VISIT by probably the biggest Russian trade delegation to Thailand in February this year can certainly be taken as a testament to Kremlin’s “Look East” policy. But how it will be translated into real trade or economic interaction between the two countries remains a challenge.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:37:21
Kingsmen on the lookout in region
KINGSMEN CMTI Plc, a Thai-based provider of “one-stop services” in design and construction for retail and corporate interiors and exhibitions for the events industry, will open an office in Phnom Penh as it deepens a push into neighbouring countries this year.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 12:14:52
UN chief urges restraint after strikes on Syria
United Nations, United States - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for restraint and for countries to avoid any acts that could escalate the situation in Syria after the United States, France and Britain carried out strikes.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:12:59
US adds India to currency watch list with China
The US Treasury added India to its watch list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies, joining China and four others, according to a report issued Friday.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:47:35
China’s military ranked world’s third strongest, India on fourth position
China and eight other Asian countries – Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Thailand- among 20 most powerful world militaries out of 133 countries.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Israel has the right to self-defence
All countries have the right to defend themselves.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:54:07
PH-China likely to sign pact on hiring of more Filipino English teachers – official
President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to sign an agreement for China to hire more Filipino English teachers, along with several other agreements intended to boost ties between the two neighboring countries, Philippine Ambassador Jose Santiago Sta. Romana has said.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:35:05
UN agency unveils app for reducing poverty
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) launched an innovative online platform in Bangkok on Monday that helps countries build inclusive social protection systems.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:33
Minister aims to gets creative on UK trip
Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong is to visit the UK from April 10-15 to see how he can collaborate with its industry leaders to promote more trade between the two countries.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Duterte’s cowardly flight from the ICC
Since its formal establishment in 2002, the International Criminal Court has indicted 34 individuals from eight African countries for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Yara confident of cashing in Myanmar’s agricultural growth
YARA International, a leading fertiliser company with operations in more than 60 markets, is confident of doing well in Myanmar’s agriculture sector because of the country’s current low productivity compared to other Asean countries, said Havar Valved, the firm’s country manager for Myanmar.