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Female journalists, male politicians and the epidemic of sexual harassment in Asean
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:13

TWO years ago, while pursuing a story on Jakarta politics, April* messaged an official in the Indonesian government to ask for his comment. He replie...

Asean 'not just for diplomats and officials': PM Lee
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:21

IN supermarkets today, Singaporeans can buy Thai rice, Vietnamese coffee and Filipino dried mangoes at "very affordable prices" - this is on...

ASEAN Chair: Singapore Will Do Its Best To Take The Group Foward
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:38

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, Jan 13 -- As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Chair this year, Singapore will do its best to take the group forw...

Get a taste of ASEAN at this weekend's festival at Bishan-AMK Park
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:41

The Experience ASEAN festival, which kicks off Singapore's chairmanship of ASEAN, will feature stalls offering regional cuisine, amusement rides, ...

New ASEAN chief vows disaster relief boost after deadly storms
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:40

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations needs to beef up its disaster management efforts after the region was hammered by deadly storms that left a...

India, S'pore can clone India's digital miracle in Asean: envoy
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:22

DIGITAL power is doing a lot of good for India - improving government services, empowering the weak and marginalised, connecting people to more produc...

New Asean chief vows disaster fund boost after deadly storms
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:09

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) needs to strengthen its disaster management efforts after the region was hammered by deadly storms ...

Thai e-commerce targets leader status in Asean
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:44

The Department of Business Development (DBD) has plans to nurture e-retailing in Thailand over the next few years and make it the highest-valued onlin...

Asean, India to celebrate silver jubilee of partnership in 2018
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 02:25

THE year 2018 is a significant one for the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) and India. It marks their 25 years of dialogue partnership,...

Malaysia Airlines named leading 'Asean Airline' in Indonesia
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:38

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines was named the leading Asean Airline in Indonesia at the recent 8th Indonesia Travel Tourism Awards 2017/18. Featuring ...

ASEAN open to help in solving drug menace but member states still have final say
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:22

MANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, under the chairmanship of the Philippines, said it welcomes the help of countries ...

Asean reaches regional consensus over rights of migrant workers
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:22

ALMOST ten years of policy jostling between Southeast Asian nations has culminated in a pact which pledges to uphold the human rights of migrant worke...

Pilita’s moment at ASEAN gala dinner
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:18

Am I the heart-over-head type of a woman? Yes, I am. When I fall in love, talagang todo-todo, walang preno. That’s why when I fall, I fall flat on m...

Singapore’s prime minister calls Asean a “lifeboat” for Southeast Asian countries
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:47

Prime Minister Lee says that Asean must remain steadfast in confronting emerging security challenges, such as North Korea and the South China Sea Phi...

Artists speak up on canceled ASEAN music fest
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:19

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino performers took to social media their concerns and disappointments over the canceled Association of Southeast Asian N...

ASEAN Plus Three leaders condemn North Korean nukes as Abe urges more pressure
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:37

Abe told his counterparts that approaching Pyongyang for talks now would result in nothing meaningful, according to a Japanese government source. Jap...

Asean must stay credible, united on issues of concern: PM Lee
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:28

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) must stay united and credible on issues of regional and international concern such as North Korea a...

ASEAN music festival cancelled due to overcrowding
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:18

MANILA, Philippines - The ASEAN music festival held in Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati was cancelled late Tuesday evening due to overcrowding. philsta...

Terrorism and security threats lead discussions at this year’s Asean summit
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:12

Duterte was met with support from his fellow Asean leaders after issuing a warning about the growing threat of terrorism in Southeast Asia    Philip...

Police file case vs Teddy Casiño, Renato Reyes over ASEAN protest
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:32

Cops say Casiño, Reyes, and another protester – Neil … former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño, Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes...

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