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 […]

Asean morning news for November 26

Asean morning news for November 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   SEA Games: Hotel releases statement on plight of Cambodia, Thai athletes The management of Century Park Hotel released a statement on Monday after football teams from Cambodia and Thailand encountered hotel arrangement problems upon their arrival in the country over the weekend. — Manila Bulletin Moon, […]

Asean morning news for November 25

Asean morning news for November 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   30th SEA Games: Asean’s elite athletes abandoned at Manila airport (video) The 2019 SEA Games are getting off to a less than stellar start with incomplete venues, arrangements for volunteers in disarray, with three national Asean football teams left stranded on arrival at Manila airport. — […]

Asean morning news for November 22

Asean morning news for November 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Hong Kong mulls South East Asia pig imports as pork prices jump on China swine fever outbreak Hong Kong is looking into importing live pigs from countries in Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, to supplement a dwindling supply from mainland China that has caused pork prices to […]

Asean morning news for November 21

Asean morning news for November 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Health leaders to ramp up battle against antimicrobial resistance & tobacco (video) Health leaders from 37 countries attending the 70th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific have endorsed calls to ramp up the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and […]

Asean morning news for November 20

Asean morning news for November 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Asean, partners’ defence chiefs warn of growing security threats Top defence officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and their eight dialogue partners that include the United States, China and Japan warned on Monday of growing and expanding security threats and challenges in the region. […]

Asean morning news for November 19

Asean morning news for November 19

Asean morning news Compiled by John Le Fevre         @photo_journ   Are ASEAN’s unicorns overvalued? Southeast Asia’s unicorns are now supposedly worth US$57 billion after the recent addition of four new companies to the exclusive club, but how realistic that figure is remains to be seen. — The Asean Post Maritime exercise strengthens ASEAN centrality in […]

Asean morning news for November 18

Asean morning news for November 18

Asean morning news Compiled by John Le Fevre         @photo_journ   Asean, don’t look away from the Rohingya crisis November 17, 2019 5:00 AMRecently, we had the opportunity to visit the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. — Straits Times (annoying popups) ASEAN defense ministers meet in Bangkok The defense ministers of members of the Association […]

Asean morning news for November 15

Asean morning news for November 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   The US diplomatic debacle at the ASEAN Summits and its ‘Hail Mary’ to salvage relations The behaviour of the US representatives before and at the 35th ASEAN summit illustrated that its political, economic and cultural influence on the preferences of Southeast Asian countries has declined. — […]

Asean morning news for November 14

Asean morning news for November 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN boosts conservation effort at unprotected sites The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is boosting efforts to protect the environment at sacred sites, military bases and other specially managed areas. — Myanmar Times UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues The 1982 UN […]

Asean morning news for November 13

Asean morning news for November 13

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Countdown to 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit India might have walked away from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), but that shouldn’t been seen as indicating anything apart from the complexities of international trade deals. — AEC News Today China assists Southeast Asian countries in construction of […]

Asean morning news for November 12

Asean morning news for November 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Oh dear, Mahathir: Asean Summit bad-boy stands his ground (photo gallery) We’ll be the first to admit that we don’t really know what is going on in the photos below, other than that the scenes captured at the opening ceremony of the 35th Asean Summit and […]