Supreme Commander General Tanasak Patimapragorn is Thailand's 47th foreign minister. His arrival has created an unusually high expectation within the country. With his experience in security and diplomacy, it is hoped he will be able to...
India has finally emerged from its huge continent, judging from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's numerous postures and comments during his five-day visit to Japan recently.
The Asean media landscape is unique and reflects the region's political and cultural diversities. After the grouping's enlargement in the late '90s to 10 members, the media community has come together gradually to forge common norms...
As Asean moves toward a single community by the end of next year, it is time to ponder if this family of ten could be a recipient of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize.
With 135 days remaining as the current Asean chair, Myanmar has proved it can do the job effectively and protect Asean's interests. Nay Pyi Taw's 17-year wait was worthwhile for the challenges. The grouping's longest communique
Last month the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) established a directorate centre to prepare Thailand for the arrival of the Asean Community (AC).
While staying behind in Phnom Pehn, Prime Minister Hun Sen was on a charm offensive in Thailand to hand an olive branch and show off his country's future leader. He dispatched all his top military brass, headed by Defence Minister Tea Banh, for...
The Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the Gwanghwamun district in downtown Seoul is regularly thronged with visitors from China, some of the 4 million who now visit South Korea annually, making it the top foreign tourist destination for Chinese travellers.
A small kingdom with 770,000 people nestled in the heart of the Himalayas and sandwiched by some 2.8 billion people from the world's two most populous nations
Streams of Thai investment in canned sea food, paper and petrochemical in recent years in France have contributed to the well beings of French people and improve their country's stuttering economy.