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Migrant worker chaos highlights ASEAN’s policy failures

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The current migrant worker crisis in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highlights the ineffectiveness of the bloc in regulating core issues of...
AirAsia chief’s futile bid to become ASEAN Secretary-General

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...
Indonesia wants tourists to forget Thailand and travel to Bali

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The Bali chapter of the Indonesian Tourist Industry Association (GIPI) sees the situation in Thailand as an opportunity for Bali to boost the number...
ASEAN economies’ GDPs remain robust, backed by services

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ASEAN economies remained buoyant as nominal GDP grew by 5.7 per cent to $2.31 trillion in 2012, a statement released by the ASEAN Secretariat...
GDP per capita in ASEAN doubled since 2000

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Real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in purchasing power parity in ASEAN has almost doubled from $2,882 in 2000 to $5,581 in 2011,...
Getting the ASEAN Economic Community train back on track

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A recent report by the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute published on June 20 and titled The ASEAN Economic Community: The Status of Implementation shed...
ASEAN Economic Community behind schedule: Report

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The hope for a timely launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by end-2015, which has long been trumpeted by former ASEAN Secretary General...
Spotlight: ASEAN nations beef up cyber defenses

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Governments, it is widely agreed, must follow a mandate to protect their citizens. How much privacy they strip away from our online lives in order...
Removing obstacles on the way to ASEAN integration

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What recently had happened close to Brunei’s border – the “invasion” of the Royal Army of Sulu in Sabah – is an object lesson of what kind of obscure problems the ASEAN integration is still facing.
ASEAN bond sales set to hit record in 2013

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Bond sales of companies from ASEAN countries are likely to rise at least 20 per cent from last year’s $101 billion of credit notes...
ASEM9

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Heads of states, diplomats, business people and media are gathering in Laos' capital Vientiane on November 5 to 6 at the 9th Asia-Europe Summit...
Myanmar Fighting

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Investors are well advised to remodel their investment strategies in Myanmar. Latest news show that it is clearly a long way to go for this country to wipe out the effects of 50-plus years of harsh military dictatorship.