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Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Indonesia’s Batam Hoping For $60 Billion In Investment

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Indonesia wants to re-position Batam, an island archipelago just 30 kilometers south of Singapore, as an alternative manufacturing and shipping hub that would compete...
Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Top Asean Countries In Global Talent Index

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Singapore is topping the 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as in Asia-Pacific for the...
Asean Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6%

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Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a...
Thailand takes over ASEAN chairmanship

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The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formally turned over on November 15, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Trump backs boycott of Thai-made Harley-Davidson bikes

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...
Malaysia, Indonesia agree on joint production of new ASEAN car

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Indonesia and Malaysia have reached a deal to set up a joint venture to produce the first fully local-made vehicle for domestic use and...
World Cup 2034 closer to become pan-ASEAN event

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Malaysia could join three countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam, in their consideration to bid for...
US-China tensions a problem for ASEAN, says Singapore PM

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Three Vietnamese cities added to proposed ASEAN smart cities network

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...
Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan dies at 68

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Surin Pitsuwan, veteran Thai politician, diplomat and former secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), died in Bangkok on November 30 from...
Brunei diplomat to become new ASEAN Secretary-General

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Lim Jock Hoi, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei, has been appointed as the next Secretary-General of the...
FDI into ASEAN down 20%, Indonesia, Thailand drop the most

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...
ASEAN to start talks about admitting East Timor

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...
ASEAN car market on growth trajectory

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The Philippines and Thailand, alongside Myanmar, which still has a much smaller market, were the three countries leading new automotive sales in the Association...
Thailand spearheads regional push towards organic agriculture

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Thailand is establishing itself as a driving force for a push towards organic agricultural products within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN,...
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...
Three ASEAN countries among top-50 innovative nations globally

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Just three countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, made it in the top-50 of this year's Global Innovation Index, published...