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  • November 28, 2014

    Securing Asean's cyber domain

    ... free of weapons of mass destruction is one way of achieving this vision. So, too, is strengthening maritime security and cooperation. But where Asean can really start to make a difference - to be proactive - to lead in partnership and to boldly underscore its bearing, is in the emergent area of strategic...

    Opinion
  • November 28, 2014

    Suu Kyi to host dinner for military lawmakers

    ..., military chief Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, and a member of a party representing an ethnic minority. This followed an 11-party meeting, held before the Asean Summit took place earlier this month. The meeting - the second and potentially most important meeting of top officials since the end of army rule. ...

    Aec
  • November 28, 2014

    2nd 'buyer-seller meet' to help SMEs penetrate CLMV markets

    ... Development for Integrating CLMV Economies" project that the institute has been implementing for three years to narrow the development gaps among Asean countries. Dutta said clusters could help SMEs through greater access to finance and market penetration, and save development costs through the exchange...

    Business
  • November 28, 2014

    2nd 'buyer-seller meet' to help SMEs penetrate CLMV markets

    ... Development for Integrating CLMV Economies" project that the institute has been implementing for three years to narrow the development gaps among Asean countries. Dutta said clusters could help SMEs through greater access to finance and market penetration, and save development costs through the exchange...

    Business
  • November 28, 2014

    Lawson plans massive store expansion over next five years

    ..., will be converted to the new format. Thailand is the second country after Indonesia for the expansion of Lawson convenience stores into the Asean region. Lawson Inc already has 80 convenience stores in Indonesia after operating there for three years. Lawson convenience stores can be found in China...

    Business
  • November 28, 2014

    VN to amend its foreign investment law

    ... huge potential for trade and investment. Vietnam and Thailand are joint members of a lot of economic-cooperation bodies and schemes such as the Asean Economic Community and the Greater Mekong Subregion, he said. "Free-trade areas of Asean benefit all traders in the Asean region, but many of them do not realise...

    Aec
  • November 28, 2014

    Malaysia-killer Adisak makes his case for starting place

    Three-time champions Thailand made sure of their place in semi-finals of the biennial tournament with an enthralling 3-2 victory over 2010 winners Malaysia in a rain-delayed Group B fixture on Wednesday. But the Thais did it the hard way at the 8,000-capacity Jalan Besar Stadium, stepping onto the...

    Sports
  • November 28, 2014

    How beneficial to us is the railway deal with China

    .... The trains would operate on a 1.435m gauge with speeds of up to 180km/h. The routes would be part of the 2,000km Silky Highway linking Asean with southern China and passing through Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The highway that has been over a decade in the making is tantalising close...

    Politics
  • November 27, 2014

    Myanmar told to tackle rice price volatility

    ... is raised and foreign investors are welcomed into the milling sector. The report showed Myanmarโ s paddy yield was the among the lowest in Asean, at 2.52 tonnes per hectare (6.25 rai) during 20102012 compared to 5.60 tonnes in Vietnam, which topped the chart. While yields are low, price volatility hurts...

    Aec
  • November 27, 2014

    Korea gets to see Southeast Asian films

    Moviegoers in Seoul will have the chance to view a diverse range of genres as 10 titles from across Southeast Asia screen at the week-long Asean Film Festival starting today. The Thai ministries of Foreign Affairs, Culture and Sports and Tourism along with the Busan International Film Festival are sponsoring...

    Life