Asean morning news for July 17

Asean morning news for July 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean-BAC’s non-tariff bid gains traction The Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC) was satisfied with negotiations over Asean trade facilitation procedures, in which all members agreed to form and implement guidelines on non-tariff measures, says the Trade Negotiations Department. — Bangkok Post US banks on PH to […]

Asean morning news for July 16

Asean morning news for July 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Drafting of Asean documents approved by Cabinet, says Prayut The Cabinet has approved the drafting of 19 documents that will be used in a key Asean meeting at the end of the month, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today. — The Nation China exodus a boon […]

Asean morning news for July 15

Asean morning news for July 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   South China Sea dispute can only have a fair solution by keeping the South-East Asian grouping at the heart At a recent seminar organised to mark the third anniversary of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruling on the South China Sea (SCS) dispute, Ambassador of […]

Asean morning news for July 12

Asean morning news for July 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN defense ministers discuss security proposals Defense ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations met Thursday in the Thai capital to discuss issues including border controls, terrorism and illegal fishing. — The Washington Post ASEAN must be prepared for another wave of terrorist activity: […]

Asean morning news for July 11

Asean morning news for July 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China shuns war in South China Sea- foreign ministry spokesman Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said on Tuesday China does not want any escalation of tensions that may lead to war in the South China Sea. — Business Mirror Heads of U.S. And Chinese Navies […]

Asean morning news for July 10

Asean morning news for July 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN Trade Ministers persuade India to speed up talks on RCEP Pressure is piling up on India from other members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), especially the ASEAN, to end its stalemate with China on market opening offered under the proposed pact. — The […]

Asean morning news for July 9

Asean morning news for July 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Rohingya refugee voices amplify across Southeast Asia The 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh, which has taken in 740,000 refugees, but it’s also causing strife in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. — The Jakarta Post Thailand plans ‘Trans-Asean’ bullet train linking […]

Asean morning news for July 8

Asean morning news for July 8

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China may offer reduced tariffs to push through mega regional trade pact China is expected to make concessions including reducing tariffs in a bid to push forward stalled talks on a mega regional trade deal when it hosts the 15 other nations involved at a summit, […]

Asean morning news for July 5

Asean morning news for July 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia exports to the US surge as the trade war smolders on Exports from major Southeast Asian countries to the U.S. are surging as manufacturers scramble to find alternative production bases not subject to Chinese tariffs, with continued growth in these exports likely. — Nikkei […]

Asean morning news for July 4

Asean morning news for July 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand encourages South Korean investment in Mekong subregion development projects THAILAND has reassured South Korea there will be plenty of opportunities for the country’s participation in development projects in the Mekong subregion, the Foreign Ministry said. — The Nation SE Asia solar energy space seen up […]

Asean morning news for July 3

Asean morning news for July 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu     Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic FAO has received reports that ASF has led to income losses in the affected countries, where tens of millions of households are engaged in pig farming – in China, the world’s […]

Asean morning news for July 2

Asean morning news for July 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   South China Sea tensions: ‘Step up patrols – or face dictatorship’, Australia warned And failure to act ran the risk of Australian itself eventually finding itself “strategically reliant on the benevolence of an expansionist dictatorship”, it warned. — Spratly Islands Duterte dares Western nations to ‘seize’ […]

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