Asean morning news for January 2

Asean morning news for January 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Thailand begins assuming ASEAN Chairmanship 2019 Thailand on January 1 started its role as the rotating Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2019. — VietnamPlus Thailand to promote single-window clearance system for border trade IN a push for digital transformation within […]

Asean morning news for January 1

Asean morning news for January 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Amnesty International: thanks for the victories, but Myanmar remains a concern To mark its 57th anniversary, the human rights organisation Amnesty International Australia is sharing some of the incredible wins it secured in 2018 through its efforts to end human rights violations. — AEC News […]

Asean morning news for December 31

Asean morning news for December 31

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   South China Sea code of conduct talks may not all be plain sailing next year To be fair, much has been achieved as far as Asean and China are concerned, especially over the South China Sea disputes. — South China Morning Post Elections in Southeast […]

Asean morning news for December 28

Asean morning news for December 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   The ASEAN governments exploiting cybersecurity threats to expand authoritarian powers ASEAN governments are seeing severe digital security breaches and violations of users’ privacy. — Asean Today Yearender: Belt and Road Initiative making difference in Asia-Pacific region The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative entered its fifth […]

Asean morning news for December 27

Asean morning news for December 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Forging ahead on Southeast Asia’s digital journey Speaking at the Singapore Business Federation’s ASEAN Outlook Conference 2018 held in January, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Dr. Koh Poh Koon said that e-commerce is key focus area with Singapore assuming ASEAN chairmanship this […]

Asean morning news for December 26

Asean morning news for December 26

Asean morning news Compiled by Sreypov Men          @MenSreypov   Steady, Not Strong as Southeast Asia Faces Growth Risks in 2019 Last year, economists predicted Southeast Asia would be blessed with a strong and vibrant 2018. For next year, they’re not quite so optimistic. — Bloomberg Thailand’s economic goals as Asean chair After nearly five […]

Asean morning news for December 25

Asean morning news for December 25

Asean morning news Compiled by Vin Ra         @VinRai3   Vietnam sees ASEAN as cornerstone in its multilateral diplomacy The establishment of the committee, which is headed by Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, aims to make preparations for Vietnam to shoulder the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020. — Nhandan CPTPP spells trouble for Asean, particularly […]

Asean morning news for December 24

Asean morning news for December 24

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia’s place in China’s new world order China is exercising a level of economic influence on the Mekong states not seen since the height of its imperial might. — Digital Globalist Financing hydropower in Southeast Asia Hydropower in Southeast Asia holds much promise. According to […]

Asean morning news for December 21

Asean morning news for December 21

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   See all of Asean’s Miss Universe 2018 entrants (HD video) Internet social media channels have been abuzz this past week as netizens from across the globe lined up behind their national entrants in the 2018 Miss Universe pageant. — AEC News Today (video) Emerging Asia […]

Thailand morning news for December 21

Thailand morning news for December 21

Thai Election Commission and junta clash over foreign vote monitors Thailand’s Election Commission has voiced support for foreign observers to monitor the long-awaited general election scheduled for Feb. 24, although some quarters of the government still object to the idea. — Nikkei Asian Review Thailand should prepare for global economic slowdown The global economy is […]

Asean morning news for December 20

Asean morning news for December 20

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN e-commerce Agreement As Thailand will assume the ASEAN chairmanship title next year, let’s take a look at one of the bloc’s key moments when ASEAN has signed first e-commerce agreement. — NBT World (video) Unleashing ASEAN’s full potential with data-driven governance The Association of […]

Asean morning news for December 19

Asean morning news for December 19

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asian coal demand to grow at fastest rate in world Southeast Asian coal demand is forecast to rise 5% yearly through 2023 for the fastest growth rate worldwide, an International Energy Agency report published Tuesday says, as Asia makes up for declines in usage […]