Asean morning news for December 12

Asean morning news for December 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Hague hearing marks monumental effort for justice: ASEAN The cycle of violence against ethnic and religious groups in Myanmar will never end without accountability for the systematic killings, rape, sexual violence and other atrocities committed against the Rohingya, said Thailand’s former MP and Board Member of […]

Asean morning news for December 11

Asean morning news for December 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   India to review ‘lopsided’ free trade pacts with Asean, secure better deals Weeks after pulling out of proposed mega free trade pact RCEP, India would review lopsided trade agreements with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and secure better deals. — Business Standard ASEAN firms are […]

Asean morning news for December 10

Asean morning news for December 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN anchor to Asian trade policy strategy As the global trade regime threatens to unravel under the Trump administration’s assault on the WTO dispute settlement disciplines and its tearing up the rules in its trade war with China, ASEAN — the motley Southeast Asian grouping that […]

Asean morning news for December 9

Asean morning news for December 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Asean lacks leadership, says Saifuddin Asean lacks leadership and needs to re-examine its decision-making process, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said. — FMT India’s RCEP exit moves closer to reality The withdrawal of India from the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership free trade deal (RCEP), […]

Asean morning news for December 6

Asean morning news for December 6

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   S-E Asia economic growth to remain sluggish at 4.5% in 2020: report SOUTH-EAST Asia’s GDP growth will likely remain at 4.5 per cent in 2020, amid high risks of a re-escalation in trade tensions between the US and China, according to the latest report produced by […]

Asean morning news for December 5

Asean morning news for December 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   China Has A Surveillance Blimp In South China Sea To Track Ships, Missiles Images taken by a satellite in November indicate that China is using an unmanned airship, called an aerostat, presumably to gather information via a sensor system built within the aircraft. — International Business […]

Asean morning news for December 4

Asean morning news for December 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ‘Asean’s manufacturing sector deterioration softened last month’ While operating conditions continued to worsen in November for the sixth-straight month at Asean manufacturing firms, the sector’s fall in production and incoming new business has slowed compared with October, said IHS Markit. — The Edge Markets RCEP cannot […]

Asean morning news for December 3

Asean morning news for December 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Indonesian fires burnt 1.6 million hectares of land this year: Researchers Fires in Indonesia that spread a smoky haze over Southeast Asia this year burned at least 1.6 million hectares of mostly degraded land and carbon-rich peatlands, data from a respected research group showed on Monday […]

Asean morning news for December 2

Asean morning news for December 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   India, Japan oppose China’s bid on South China Sea code India has joined Japan to oppose China’s latest move to press the ASEAN hard to insert in the proposed Code of Conduct on the South China Sea certain clauses that would help it keep its rivals […]

Asean morning news for November 29

Asean morning news for November 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Asean’s share of global GDP may overtake eurozone’s in 5 years ASEAN could add nearly as much to global output as the eurozone over the next five years, a HSBC report has suggested, as it called the region’s growth in importance “too big to ignore”. — […]

Asean morning news for November 28

Asean morning news for November 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   South China Sea shock: Beijing’s radar in Philippine-claimed reef sparks fury with rivals The rapidly deployable radar and unmanned platform was captured in a sattelite image on Panganiban Reef, according to ImageSat International, a commercial company specialising in high resolution satelite images. — Express.co.uk China is […]

Asean morning news for November 27

Asean morning news for November 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   South Korea and ASEAN vow to resist Trump-style protectionism South Korea and ten Southeast Asian nations pledged Tuesday to resist all forms of protectionism, in a swipe at the trade war U.S. President Donald Trump is waging with China. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) ASEAN world’s […]

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