Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
The people of Asean deserve better from their human rights watchdog
Human rights are increasingly under attack in Southeast Asia. Atrocities against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and extrajudicial killings through President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” in the Philippines likely amount to crimes against humanity. In other countries, crackdowns on the press or attacks on human rights defenders are just some of the issues plaguing the region.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:10
Principal, CIMB rebrand Thai unit as Principal Asset Management
Principal Financial Group on Monday announced that it will rebrand its asset-management operations in Asean, including Thailand, in a continuing partnership with CIMB Group.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
Include Rohingya in talks on repatriation: rights groups
Asean urged to use its influence on Myanmar to seek accountability for atrocities and ensure their safe return.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:27
EU-Asean Business Council pushes for more accessible healthcare
In line with this year’s theme for Asean, “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”, the EU-Asean Business Council (EU-ABC) on Sunday launched the first paper by its Healthcare Advocacy Group entitled, “Driving Comprehensive Healthcare in Asean”.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:08
Weighty agenda for Asean meet
Security plans include 10,000 police on alert around central Bangkok
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:24
Asean region faces two key economic challenges, SCB Abacus chief tells forum
The Asean region faces two key economic challenges in this age of disruption, Sutapa Amornvivat, CEO of SCB Abacus, told a recent Institute of International Finance forum held in Japan.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
Trio of technologies change the way business is done
AUTONOMOUS data warehouses are among a trio of new technologies that are changing the way business is conducted in Thailand and in other Asian countries, according to Cherian Varghese, Oracle’s regional managing director for Asean/SAGE.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
The Rohingya need an answer
Myanmar and Asean neighbours plough ahead with plans to repatriate refugees, ignoring concerns of the stateless minority
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
Carmakers ready to help Thailand become hub for electric vehicles in Asean
LOCAL and international car manufacturers are racing to cash in on the government’s policy to promote the growth of electrical vehicles (EV) in the local market and Thailand’s goal of becoming the production hub of EVs in Asean.
Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
Government to be in place by Thursday
Phalang pracharat reneges on cabinet deal with allies
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 01:00
Thailand prepares to compete in genomic research and medicine
Thailand has set its sight on becoming Asean’s genomic-medicine leader within five years.
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
You’re not the Kings of Asean
Thailand coach won’t concede No 1 spot to Vietnam despite loss
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:45
Consumers in Asean consider the excessive use of platics to be a serious problem
Consumers in Southeast Asia are increasingly aware of the environmental issues facing their countries’ today, with waste being the top environmental concern, according to Ipsos Business Consulting, a global growth strategy consulting firm.
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
More supply chains to shift to Vietnam, Asean
SOUTHEAST Asia, especially Vietnam, can expect to see more supply chains coming its way if it improves production technology and capacity, as well as regional cooperation, HSBC officials have said.
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
Myanmar says it is readying for return of Rohingya refugees, next step up to Dhaka
IN RESPONSE to widespread accusations that Myanmar government’s lacks the political will to welcome back Rohingya who fled violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar has pledged to accept more returnees after coming to an agreement with Bangladesh authorities, a cabinet member said Wednesday.