On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
 Filippine
  • The UK-Asean connection

    The United Kingdom has maintained strong and warm ties with Asean ever since the regional bloc was formed in 1967. This longstanding economic partnership has allowed bilateral trade in goods and services to reach approximately £42 billion today.

  • The path forward for Asean

    The coronavirus is no longer novel to the world, having been a fact of life and death for almost nine months. Now most countries, particularly those in Southeast Asia, are not only facing the economic and social repercussions of a protracted outbreak but also witnessing emerging trends that will permanently ...

  • Tech tops business priorities

    Across Asean, Thailand had the highest proportion of respondents prioritising technology investments in 2020, as small businesses in the region count on technology to help them overcome the impact of the Covid-19, a survey by United Overseas Bank (UOB) found.