Asean Morning News For December 26

Asean Morning News For December 26

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Asean-China FTA cuts tariffs on 400 more items Import tariffs on around 400 items traded between Asean and China will be cut to 0-5%, starting from Jan 1, 2018, as part of the continuing stages of the Asean-China free trade agreement (FTA). The pact is expected […]

Asean Morning News For December 25

Asean Morning News For December 25

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Silent Killer: Forget Cigarettes – Light up a Mosquito Coil Instead The recent controversy generated by the Dengvaxia vaccine scandal in the Philippines will see many people returning to more traditional methods to ward off the debilitating effects of mosquito-borne disease, with mosquito coils and bed […]

Thailand English-language News for December 22

In Thailand English-language News for December 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:41 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has presided over a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Thailand’s first high speed rail line. The first section will run from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima and include six stations and form part of China’s One Belt […]

Asean Morning News For December 22

Asean Morning News For December 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   India’s Act-East policy can deter Chinese aggression Recently the ASEAN India Connectivity Summit (AICS) on the theme of “Powering Digital and Physical Linkages” for Asia in the 21st century was held in New Delhi. Since the unveiling of India’s Look East Policy in 1992 and then […]

Things to Keep Kids Amused During The Singapore School Holidays (HD video)

For parents at a loss as to how to keep their children entertained, amused, and mentally stimulated during the Singapore school holidays Channel NewsAsia has produced a video and list of some of the most popular things parents can do with their children during the year-end school break. Having looked through the suggestions offered we […]

Asean Morning News For December 21

Asean Morning News For December 21

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Second China-Asean entrepreneurs forum seeks more investment opportunities, mutual cooperation The forum was held on December 8-9 at the Empark Grand Hotel in Kunming, Yunnan Province, under the themes ‘Jointly Progressing on Innovation-Driven Ground’ and ‘Embracing a New Economic Era in Asia’. — Eleven Myanmar Mekong […]

All Decorum Lost as Thais Battle Asean Winter Chill (video)

All Decorum Lost as Thais Battle Asean Winter Chill (video)

  The Asean winter has hit the region with a vengeance sending temperatures plummeting to single digits in rural locations and the low teens in major cities. While some people consider 15C (59F) the temperature at which thought is given to dispensing with winter woollies and breaking out t-shirts, to those used to nightly temperatures […]

Thailand English-language News for December 20

In Thailand English-language News for December 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:43 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Between November 2 and December 18 more than 3.2 million people visited the site. 01:53 | Prime Minister Prayut […]

Asean Morning News For December 20

Asean Morning News For December 20

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   ‘Northeast policy to aid trade with ASEAN’ The new Industrial Policy being framed for the development of industries in the northeast would prove catalytic to the trade with southeast Asian nations, according to the government. — The Hindu House panel wants government to take up barriers […]

Thailand English-language News for December 19 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for December 19, 2017, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:41 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Between November 2 and December 17 more than 3.2 million people visited the site. 01:47 | Deputy prime minister […]

Asean Morning News For December 19

Asean Morning News For December 19

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   ASEAN free trade pact: House panel calls for better access to Indian goods The Department of Commerce should furnish a note on the assessment of the working of India-ASEAN trade in goods agreement and seek better market access for goods in order to have more balanced […]

Asean Morning News For December 18

Asean Morning News For December 18

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   New funds to support B&R in Guangxi, ASEAN China will set up funds totaling 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) to invest in projects related to the Belt and Road initiative (B&R) in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and countries of the Association of Southeast Asian […]

Thailand English-language News for December 15

In Thailand English-language News for December 15, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:43 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Meanwhile in related news the Ministry of Culture (MoC) will today begin distributing a second edition of commemorative postcards. […]

Asean Morning News For December 15

Asean Morning News For December 15

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   ASEAN foster cooperative ties with Italian locality A delegation of ambassadors of Southeast Asian nations recently visited Parma province, Italy, to promote exchanges and cooperation as part of the work of the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR). — Vietnam Plus ASEAN’s Free Trade Agreements With The […]

Thailand English-language News for December 14

In Thailand English-language News for December 14, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej . The exhibition is open daily until the end of this month. 02:00 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and […]