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? […]

Asean morning news for October 1

Asean morning news for October 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia Could Hit $5 Trillion Growth Mark: McKinsey’s Lin Southeast Asia’s been home to almost half of the biggest growth drivers in the past half-century. — Bloomberg External balances of Asean-5 a mixed bag: QNB Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam – the countries […]

Asean morning news for September 28

Asean morning news for September 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   NUS, Mahidol casualties of rising China & Malaysia: 2019 World University Rankings The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings are out for another year and while there’s some minor shuffling in the top 10, lower down the list where most Asean universities sit there’s some […]

Asean morning news for September 27

Asean morning news for September 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   RCEP Negotiations Reach Critical Stage – Likely to be Inked by Year-End In the sixth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting held in Singapore, the negotiations for the conclusion of the proposed RCEP reached a critical stage; the top leaders from the 16-member coalition came […]

Asean morning news for September 26

Asean morning news for September 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Mekong region mulls single visa for five Chiang cities A single-visa scheme for five Chiang cities across Thailand, Myanmar, China and Laos is in the works. — TTG Asia Update: The Harsh Punishments for Drug Use in SE Asia Southeast Asia’s governments impose the toughest drug […]

Asean morning news for September 25

Asean morning news for September 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Smart Education and Learning Market – Malaysia and Thailand to be Potential Growth Markets The ASEAN smart education learning market is extremely fragmented on account of a large number of educational institutions offering very similar education. — The Edition Truth Southeast Asia making strong gains in […]

Asean morning news for September 24

Asean morning news for September 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   What good is Asean, Indonesia wonders Does the Association of Southeast Asian Nations matter? The question has been asked many times since Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand first came together under that banner more than 50 years ago. — SCMP Govt mulls plan for 1 […]

Asean morning news for September 21

Asean morning news for September 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Asean countries to establish framework for cybersecurity collaboration The 10 Asean member states have agreed on the need for a formal framework to coordinate cybersecurity efforts across the region, outlining cyber diplomacy, policy, and operational issues. — ZDNet ASEAN trade deal lurks in shadows Two free […]

Asean morning news for September 20

Asean morning news for September 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Singapore to pump in S$30m for new regional cybersecurity training centre Singapore will be pumping in S$30 million over the next five years to fully fund the upcoming ASEAN-Singapore Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (ASCCE), which is meant to help develop the cybersecurity capabilities of Southeast Asian […]

Asean morning news for September 19

Asean morning news for September 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Asean office space Q2 2018: Manila rallies, Bangkok balloons, Phnom Penh flat, KL in the red Amidst the slow growth of property markets across the Asia-Pacific region the Philippine capital of Manila leads recording the strongest growth in the second quarter of this year (Q2 2018). […]

Asean morning news for September 18

Asean morning news for September 18

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   Poor stand to gain as more investors shun China Not long ago, China was emerging as the economic savior of the Indo-Pacific region, but a serious push back has begun as it has become clear the country will swap debt for assets when it engages with […]

Asean morning news for September 17

Asean morning news for September 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   IMF Asean Instagram photo contest winners heading to Bali for annual gabfest The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on September 11 that Indonesians Muhammad Rofi Senoaji and Ms Hiralalitya were the two winners of its second Asean Youth Instagram Photo Contest. — AEC News Today South […]

Asean morning news for September 14

Asean morning news for September 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu @stmarisewudolu   US$126 million is lost every day to natural disaster in the Asian-Pacific Two years ago, Asia-Pacific lost US$126 million a day due to natural disasters. — Viet Nam News ASEAN countries among world’s outperforming emerging economies: Report Driven by pro-growth policies and presence of dynamic companies, […]