Asean Morning News For June 6

Asean Morning News For June 6

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Scholarships To Help Asean Entrepreneurs Reach Their Best More Asean entrepreneurs now have the chance to apply for the Asean Global Leadership Program (AGLP) as the result of an agreement signed between SRW&Co and the Asean Business Advisory Council (Asean-BAC). — AEC News Today  Southeast Asia’s […]

Asean Morning News For June 5

Asean Morning News For June 5

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Thailand to launch Mekong regional fund to reduce China dependence Thailand is taking the lead in creating a regional fund with its neighbors, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, to back infrastructure and other development projects and to lessen reliance on Chinese investment. — Nikkei Asian Review […]

Asean Morning News For June 4

Asean Morning News For June 4

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   South China Sea: US says China’s militarisation of islands an act of ‘intimidation and coercion’ US Defence Secretary James Mattis has raised the prospect of additional American steps against China if its “militarisation” of the South China Sea keeps apace. — ABC News ASEAN Manufacturing PMI […]

Asean Morning News For June 1

Asean Morning News For June 1

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia Could Have A $200B Internet Economy With Improved Skills & Leadership The Southeast Asian startup scene is strong and getting stronger. Across the region, companies are emerging in fintech, edtech, insurtech, blockchain and many other areas. — Forbes Southeast Asian cities use AI and […]

Asean Morning News For May 31

Asean Morning News For May 31

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Exim Bank offers insurance against unpaid invoices from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar The Export–Import (Exim) Bank of Thailand is offering cross-border trade insurance against unpaid invoices, to boost confidence among exporters that trade with neighboring countries. — NNT The 6 Tech Unicorns of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia […]

Asean Morning News For May 30

Asean Morning News For May 30

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   A Fragile New ‘Normal’ Descends on South China Sea Claimants The United States and China have apparently reached a tacit agreement to disagree and maintain a leaky status quo in the South China Sea. — AEC News Today Can RCEP negotiations be concluded by end-2018? The […]

Asean Morning News For May 29

Asean Morning News For May 29

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   ‘Southern Corridor’ proposed to speed China-SE Asian trade A forum aimed at strengthening the ties between China and Southeast Asia began on Thursday in Nanning, capital city of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. — Ecns.cn Southeast Asia’s over-reliance on coal Coal power is set to soar as […]

Asean Morning News For May 28

Asean Morning News For May 28

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   8 Points To Understand ASEAN 630 Million Consumers Survey The trade bloc’s sizeable consumer base is underscored by a young workforce, some 60% of whom are aged below 35. — Thailand Business News ASEAN+3 economies enhance connectivity Economies in the ASEAN+3 region should enhance their connectivity, […]

Asean Morning News For May 25

Asean Morning News For May 25

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   India to set up medical college, hospital in CLMV region: Prabhu India has decided to set up a medical college and hospital in Cambodia as part of its plan to strengthen economic ties with CLMV region, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said. — Business Today […]

Asean Morning News For May 24

Asean Morning News For May 24

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Most (and least) peaceful Asian countries While Singapore is seen as the most peaceful country in the world, India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Pakistan rank lowest, according to recently released World Justice Project (WJR) report. — The Nation Mobile payment firms struggle to dethrone cash in SE […]

Asean Morning News For May 23

Asean Morning News For May 23

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   RCEP nations to meet on July 1 amid pressure to conclude trade pact Pressure is mounting on member countries including India for early conclusion of proposed free tarde pact, RCEP, government sources said. — Outlook India Beef up Australia-Asean friendship Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Tumbull rolled […]

Asean Morning News For May 22

Asean Morning News For May 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Asean at inflexion point, says Chan Chun Sing Asean is at an inflexion point, as the open and rules-based multilateral trading system, regional integration and economic cooperation come under mounting pressure, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said yesterday. — The Straits Times  Can […]

Asean Morning News For May 21

Asean Morning News For May 21

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   University Malaya Tops Asean Emerging Economies University List After storming into the 2018 Times World University Rankings with a debut in the 351-400 grouping University Malaya (UM) continues to disrupt the Asean higher education scene, unseating Thailand’s Mahidol University (MU) from the top ranked university in […]

Asean Morning News For May 18

Asean Morning News For May 18

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Study says China-backed dam would destroy Mekong A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River’s biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway, according to a three-year […]

Asean Morning News For May 17

Asean Morning News For May 17

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   The oldest (and youngest) Asian leaders Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad has become world’s oldest head of state. How does he compare to other Asian leaders? — The Nation (annoying popups) Skilled Labour Mobility, Educational Reforms Vital For ASEAN Bloc ASEAN policymakers have been urged to intensify […]