Asean morning news for July 1

Asean morning news for July 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand connects ASEAN to G20 Thailand, led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, as the ASEAN Chair of 2019, is attending the annual G20 Conference in Osaka, Japan. — NBT World (video) China accused of entering ‘grey zone’ between war and peace to assert control in disputed […]

Asean morning news for June 28

Asean morning news for June 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China CNOOC invites foreign firms to bid for South China Sea, Bohai blocks China National Offshore Oil Corporation, or CNOOC, has issued a tender inviting foreign firms to jointly explore and produce oil and gas in the South China Sea and the Bohai Bay area, according […]

Asean morning news for June 27

Asean morning news for June 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thai PM to outline Asean agenda at G20 Ahead of this week’s G20 meeting, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reaffirmed Thailand’s and Asean’s support of rule-based, free and open multilateral trading. — Khmer Times ‘Asean won’t intervene in trade war’ Asean nations will not intervene in the […]

Asean morning news for June 26

Asean morning news for June 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia urged to improve women’s rights to stop China bride trafficking Southeast Asian nations must improve job prospects for women at home and step up law enforcement at their borders to stem the rising number of brides sold into China, anti-trafficking groups said on Tuesday, […]

Asean morning news for June 25

Asean morning news for June 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN to send envoys to break RCEP deadlocks ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to have representatives from Indonesia and Thailand, as well as ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi, engage with Indian officials over deadlocks in the negotiations of the bloc’s most strategic trade agreement. — The […]

Asean morning news for June 24

Asean morning news for June 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean Leaders Hold Off From Demanding Citizenship for Rohingyas Southeast Asian leaders held back from collectively demanding that Myanmar provide citizenship for Rohingyas even as some member nations sought more rights for the persecuted minority group. — BloombergQuint ASEAN leaders call for impartial probe on human […]

Asean morning news for June 21

Asean morning news for June 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean Leaders Pressured to Push Myanmar on Rohingya Repatriation Southeast Asian leaders are facing pressure to take a tougher stance on Myanmar ahead of this weekend’s Asean summit amid accusations they’re failing to ensure the safe repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims. — Bloomberg […]

Asean morning news for June 20

Asean morning news for June 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN: Don’t Whitewash Atrocities Against Rohingya Southeast Asian leaders at their annual summit should drastically rethink their response to the plight of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said today. — Human Rights Watch Rohingya organization criticizes Asean, UN A Rohingya refugee group based in a […]

Asean morning news for June 19

Asean morning news for June 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Malaysia proposes info-sharing within Asean to curb paedophile activities Malaysia has proposed information-sharing among Asean member countries to enable convicted sex offenders to be identified in a bid to curb their activities, especially paedophiles. — New Straits Times Plans finalised for huge security operation for this […]

Asean morning news for June 18

Asean morning news for June 18

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Weighty agenda for Asean meet Southeast Asian leaders assembling for the Asean Summit in Bangkok this coming weekend will discuss a range of issues including Indo-Pacific strategy and the Regional Cooperation Economic Partnership (RCEP), and possibly Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Thai officials have said. — The Nation […]

Asean morning news for June 17

Asean morning news for June 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Indonesia reveals frustration with Singapore over delay in Asean adopting President Joko Widodo’s Indo-Pacific concept Indonesia has subtly revealed its frustration with Singapore over stalled efforts to get Asean nations to declare a common vision for the Indo-Pacific region. — South China Morning Post Govt ready […]

Asean morning news for June 14

Asean morning news for June 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China’s Belt and Road Initiative criticised for poor standards and ‘wasteful’ spending China’s massive infrastructure spending in Southeast Asian nations under the Belt and Road Initiative has run into a series of problems including substandard work and money wasted on unprofitable projects, a new report has […]