Tag: Asean

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LGE: Expect more credit rating downgrades if PN govt continues to bury its head...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 7 — DAP’s Lim Guan Eng has warned the government to expect more sovereign credit rating downgrades for Malaysia in the...

Bilahari Kausikan says he’s no ‘agent’ after accusations in open letter from Cambodian diplomats

Singapore—Retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan, who found himself in trouble concerning remarks he made on Friday (Oct 23) suggesting that Cambodia and Laos be expelled...

Ng Eng Hen: Push for multilateral military exercises to counter terrorism

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen pushed for stronger cooperation among Asean military forces amidst growing tensions in the South China Sea. "We have been pushing...

PM Lee to ASEAN: “Intensify integration efforts”

Speaking at the 35th ASEAN Summit plenary session in Bangkok, Thailand, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointed out the necessity for Southeast Asian countries to...

Mahatma Gandhi’s message on peace, nonviolence, inclusion of minorities is pertinent

This year India and various world capitals observed the beginning of the fifteenth decade of the birth of Asia’s most illustrious son, Mahatma Gandhi(October...

Thailand’s Pan-Asia bullet train routes to connect Beijing and Singapore

Bangkok—Thailand has begun constructing routes for its planned Trans-Asean bullet train line that will connect Beijing, Laos, and Singapore. The proposed modern transport system...

Awkward ASEAN photo op: PM Lee struggles to reach Duterte

The 34th ASEAN Summit was held in Bangkok on Sunday, June 23. During the opening ceremonies, the 10 leaders of ASEAN countries lined up...

U.S., China should prevent “military incidents” in South China Sea

By Anbound Malaysia In a recent development of the tensions in the South China Sea, Australian navy helicopter pilots claimed Chinese fishing boats hit them...

China-led trade pact RCEP gets support from Southeast Asian leaders

by Thanaporn PROMYAMYAI / Dene CHEN Southeast Asian leaders gathered in Bangkok on Saturday determined to drive forward the world's largest commercial pact, with the...

Heng Swee Keat: Countries should work closely together to build a more peaceful and...

Singapore—Ahead of the Finance Minister’s first May Day Rally speech, Heng Swee Keat emphasised the importance of international cooperation to ensure a good future...