Asean morning news for December 5

Asean morning news for December 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   China Has A Surveillance Blimp In South China Sea To Track Ships, Missiles Images taken by a satellite in November indicate that China is using an unmanned airship, called an aerostat, presumably to gather information via a sensor system built within the aircraft. — International Business […]

Asean morning news for December 4

Asean morning news for December 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   ‘Asean’s manufacturing sector deterioration softened last month’ While operating conditions continued to worsen in November for the sixth-straight month at Asean manufacturing firms, the sector’s fall in production and incoming new business has slowed compared with October, said IHS Markit. — The Edge Markets RCEP cannot […]

Asean morning news for December 3

Asean morning news for December 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Indonesian fires burnt 1.6 million hectares of land this year: Researchers Fires in Indonesia that spread a smoky haze over Southeast Asia this year burned at least 1.6 million hectares of mostly degraded land and carbon-rich peatlands, data from a respected research group showed on Monday […]

Asean morning news for December 2

Asean morning news for December 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   India, Japan oppose China’s bid on South China Sea code India has joined Japan to oppose China’s latest move to press the ASEAN hard to insert in the proposed Code of Conduct on the South China Sea certain clauses that would help it keep its rivals […]

Asean morning news for November 29

Asean morning news for November 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   Asean’s share of global GDP may overtake eurozone’s in 5 years ASEAN could add nearly as much to global output as the eurozone over the next five years, a HSBC report has suggested, as it called the region’s growth in importance “too big to ignore”. — […]

Asean morning news for November 28

Asean morning news for November 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu         @stmarisewudolu   South China Sea shock: Beijing’s radar in Philippine-claimed reef sparks fury with rivals The rapidly deployable radar and unmanned platform was captured in a sattelite image on Panganiban Reef, according to ImageSat International, a commercial company specialising in high resolution satelite images. — Express.co.uk China is […]

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. […]