On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
  • Asean-HK trade pact agreed

    HONG KONG: Hong Kong and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations announced on Saturday that they had concluded negotiations for a free trade agreement and related investment pact.

  • Is Asean ready to adapt?

    Southeast Asian countries could face intense impacts from climate change that would limit the potential of the Asean Economic Community (AEC), where agriculture still accounts for more than 10% of gross domestic product.

  • 40 years after Elvis' death, impersonators talk about legacy

    Four decades since his death, Elvis Presley still reigns as The King — for impersonators.Few artists inspire people all over the world to dress up and perform passionately on stage like Presley. Impersonators from different generations and various countries paid tribute to their idol recently at a gathering in the ...

  • SAP: Digital adoption advised

    The business sector in Thailand needs to rapidly shift towards digital transformation to stay competitive and become a digital leader in Asean by 2020, says Germany-based enterprise software maker SAP Indochina.

  • ASEAN MPs call for stronger protections for migrants and refugees

    Source: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights Country: WorldASEAN lawmakers urge regional governments to do more to protect migrant workers and refugees, arguing that all members of the ASEAN community are entitled to basic rights.KUALA LUMPUR, 7 August 2017 – ASEAN lawmakers urged regional governments today to do more to protect migrant ...

  • North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new UN sanctions

    North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and gain revenge of a "thousand-fold" against the United States in response to tough U.N. sanctions imposed following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests.The warning came two days after the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions to punish North Korea, ...