• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Group calls for Asean to be people-centric
    A civil society group is challenging Asean to live up to its claim of being a people-centred international organisation because citizens have, for the third successive year, not been given a chance to sit at the same table to discuss important regional matters.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:39
    Pence pulls U-turn, will stay overnight in Papua New Guinea
    In a last-minute U-turn, US Vice President Mike Pence will spend the night in Papua New Guinea where he is attending a regional summit, changing plans to fly in and out of Australia which had led to complaints of a lack of committment.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:12
    Pence slams China's 'opaque' chequebook diplomacy
    US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday used an Asia-Pacific regional summit to pillory China's "opaque" chequebook diplomacy in a combative speech.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Progress made on RCEP issues
    Countries backing the  Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have resolved  17  trade issues this year, while leaving unfinished matters to reach finalisation next year. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:06
    Smart city fair to open at Bitec
    With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the government have also led to heightened demands for fire and safety equipment, which will be a popular product category during the show.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:02
    Nissan regional HQ opens in Empire Tower
    Nissan Asia and Oceania headquarters has moved to the 45th floor of Empire Tower at Sathorn Road, Bangkok.
    Auto & Audio
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Forum calls for efforts to end Rohingya crisis
    THE ASEAN People Forum urged leaders of the regional grouping, who will meet in a summit next week, to put more efforts to help end the Rakhine crisis and called for “rehumanising” the Muslim Rohingya after the genocide in Myanmar. 
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:57
    Easing tensions, US, China to hold top-level security talks
    The United States and China will hold top-level security talks on Friday, the State Department announced, in a sign of easing tensions after months of escalation over trade and regional disputes.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China  
    News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.  
    your say
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    Asean can’t keep turning a blind eye to Rakhine
    The Rohingya are suffering genocide, and the regional bloc must tackle this root cause of the crisis
    opinion
  • 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.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 28 Oct 2018 01:00
    Khashoggi murder 'must concern us all': Mattis to regional forum
    Pentagon chief Jim Mattis warned a Middle East forum on Saturday that the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul "must concern us all greatly".
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    AIC SEEKS SUPPORT 
    The Asean Insurance Council (AIC), a regional platform for the Asean insurance industry, is seeking insurers’ support in financing a sustainable development of the Asean economy, said Evelina F Pietruschka, secretary-general of AIC yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:24
    French MP proposes 'glottophobia' law after southern accent mocked
    A French MP on Thursday announced the tabling of a bill to outlaw regional linguistic discrimination, "glottophobia", after a prominent politician mocked a journalist's southern accent.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:52
    Urgent : Death toll rises to 18 in Crimea college blast: regional leader
    Moscow - At least 18 people died in a blast in a technical college on the Crimean peninsula, with dozens more injured, Crimean head Sergei Aksyonov said on state television on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
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