Asean morning news for October 19

Asean morning news for October 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean defence ministers expected to ink world’s first multilateral air code Defence ministers from the Asean grouping meeting here from Friday (Oct 19) are set to ink the world’s first multilateral air guidelines on engagement between military planes, with major powers such as the United […]

Asean morning news for October 18

Asean morning news for October 18

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   TPP takes back seat as Malaysia sets sights on early conclusion to RCEP trade deal Malaysia is putting a premium on a free trade deal led by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its trade minister told The Japan Times in a recent interview, while […]

Asean morning news for October 17

Asean morning news for October 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   SE Asia among FDI growth drivers FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) inflows to the Philippines grew faster than the Southeast Asian average last semester, though the country’s volume paled in comparison with those of some of its regional peers. — BusinessWorld Online Philippine navy to send […]

Asean morning news for October 16

Asean morning news for October 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Safety first: Indonesian rules, Philippines ambitions and China traceability challenges in our APAC food safety review Food safety is never far from the headlines in APAC, and our latest monthly review reveals the latest developments in Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, China anad Hong Kong. — Food […]

Asean morning news for October 15

Asean morning news for October 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   RCEP ministers still struggling to reach year-end target The 16 mostly Asian countries negotiating what would be the world’s largest free trade area made some progress in their latest round of talks on Saturday, but are still struggling to strike a trimmed-down deal by the […]

Asean morning news for October 12

Asean morning news for October 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Singapore PM: ASEAN “steadfast” in upholding multilateral trading system The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remains “steadfast” in upholding an open and rules-based multilateral trading system, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday. — Yahoo News Malaysia concerned over megatrends in trade […]

Asean morning news for October 11

Asean morning news for October 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Cebit Asean Thailand to kick off next week Bangkok is hosting “Cebit Asean Thailand” to offer possibilities for established businesses and start ups wishing to connect and be at the forefront of innovation and technology, at Impact Exhibition Hall7-8, Muang Thong Thani, on Oct 18-20 […]

Asean morning news for October 10

Asean morning news for October 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Vietnam fastest growing Asean economy, says British bank Driven by strong FDI-supported electronics manufacturing and rising consumption, Vietnam’s GDP growth is likely to reach 7 per cent in 2018, according to Standard Chartered Bank. — Inquirer.Net Japan, Mekong Leaders To Adopt New Strategy Centering On […]

Asean morning news for October 9

Asean morning news for October 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Duterte to call for economic resilience in ASEAN President Duterte is set to call the call for economic resilience in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) amid global challenges that affect the region’s economy. — Manila Bulletin PH to join ASEAN-China naval exercise The […]

Asean morning news for October 8

Asean morning news for October 8

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asia’s health protection gap widens to US$1.8 trillion: Swiss Re THE health protection gap in Asia is estimated to have reached US$1.8 trillion, representing 40 million households that forgo medical treatment to avoid financial stress, a study by Swiss Re has found. — Business Times Asean […]

Asean morning news for October 5

Asean morning news for October 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN countries seek to forge stronger ties against terrorism The 2018 Southeast Asia Counter-Terrorism Symposium kicked off here Thursday, aimed at discussing ways towards greater concerted efforts against terrorism. — Xinhuanet Malaysia PM Mahathir wants Asean to help disaster-struck Indonesia Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said […]

Asean morning news for October 4

Asean morning news for October 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Near-collision of US warship and ‘aggressive’ Chinese Destroyer in South China Sea captured in photos Leaked US Navy images have captured the dramatic moment a Chinese warship came perilously close to an American destroyer as it conducted a “freedom of navigation” patrol in the South China […]

Asean morning news for October 3

Asean morning news for October 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Asean raps Myanmar for Rohingya ‘disaster’ Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have urged Myanmar to hold all those responsible for atrocities in Rakhine State fully accountable, Singapore’s foreign minister said Tuesday. — Bangkok Post Commentary: Asia’s rising demand for arms will boost […]

Asean morning news for October 2

Asean morning news for October 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   UN Urges Asean to ‘Make Every Effort Towards Transparent and Fair Elections’ The UN Secretary General has called on Southeast Asian nations to ensure “democratic space and freedom of expression” and hold “transparent and free elections.” — VOA Asean way to prevent or counter violent extremism? […]

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