Asean morning news for January 24

Asean morning news for January 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Cambodia, Myanmar entrepreneurs off to London as AGLP 2019 heads to China (video) A rice trading entrepreneur from Cambodia and the head of a Myanmar agriculture and trading company have been awarded scholarships to this year’s Asean Global Leadership Program (AGLP) in London, and to the […]

Asean morning news for January 23

Asean morning news for January 23

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Feature: Thailand strives to connect Belt and Road Initiative with its Eastern Economic Corridor As soon as 25-year-old Jin Xiang landed a job at a Chinese steel factory in Thailand’s eastern Chonburi Province, he knew he would be part of the growing factor in propelling the […]

Mid-air brawl sees Scoot flight to Singapore return to Australia (video)

Mid-air brawl sees Scoot flight to Singapore return to Australia (video)

January 21, 2019 One man was arrested and the travel plans of hundreds of others thrown into disarray after a mid-air brawl on board a Scoot airways flight from Australia to Singapore yesterday, January 21. In the video above a man is seen crossing the aisle of the aircraft and start punching another. A third […]

Asean morning news for January 22

Asean morning news for January 22

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6% Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a 7.6-per cent growth from the year before, according to figures released by […]

Asean morning news for January 21

Asean morning news for January 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Down to work: Asean foreign ministers focus on trade, humanity, crime (video) Following a day of social immersion and the opportunity to sound each other out on issues with candid one-on-one talks and a working dinner, Asean’s foreign minister got down to work on Friday (Jan […]

Asean morning news for January 18

Asean morning news for January 18

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean foreign ministers retreat in Chiang Mai (video) Asean foreign ministers and senior officials have gathered in the northern Thailand city of Chiang Mai for the 2019 Asean Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AFMR) and the Asean Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM). — AEC News Today Asean foreign ministers […]

Asean morning news for January 17

Asean morning news for January 17

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand first in ASEAN to ban production, imports, sales of products containing trans fats The Public Health Minister, Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, said Thailand’s ban on artificial trans fats came into effect last week, making the country the first in the ASEAN to ban the production, […]

Asean morning news for January 16

Asean morning news for January 16

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Experts agree COC will take time The South China Sea’s Code Of Conduct (COC) will likely be on the agenda at this week’s ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat, but analysts do not expect any major breakthroughs to be reached in Chiang Mai. — The Asean Post China’s […]

Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news for January 15

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean industrial 4.0 plan first priority for Thailand IN ITS FIRST move as this year’s Asean chair, Thailand is pushing for a cohesive regional industrial 4.0 development plan and to implement guidelines on non-tariff measures across the region. — The Nation (very annoying pop-ups) ASEAN scores […]

Asean morning news for January 14

Asean morning news for January 14

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   China to support offshore RMB market development in ASEAN region China will support countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to set up offshore renminbi markets as part of a string of measures to facilitate cross-border financial innovation. — Borneo Bulletin China promotes use […]

Asean morning news for January 11

Asean morning news for January 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Thailand spells out priorities as ASEAN chair in 2019 Closing the gap: ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly secretary-general Isra Sunthornvut (right) speaks to Thai Ambassador to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana (center) alongside PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi board of commissioners chairman Theo Lekatompessy on the sidelines of a seminar titled […]

Asean morning news for January 10

Asean morning news for January 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Asean ministers seek ‘comprehensive’ Rohingya plan Foreign ministers from 10 Southeast Asian Nations will call for a “comprehensive and durable” solution to the when they meet informally for their annual retreat in Chiang Mai later this month, according to a draft of a statement to be […]