On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
 Filippine
  • Tech disrupters key to regional trade

    Asean nations must work to establish global value chains through new technologies, while taking a regional rather than national approach to digital development, said an international economics expert on Saturday at the Asean Business and Investment Summit 2019.

  • Trade spat will not affect RCEP: Asean

    The secretary-general of Asean, Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, expressed his confidence that the long-awaited Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand's chairmanship ends at the end of this year.

  • #SEAYOUTOMORROW : the future of the ocean

    VOWING TO ACHIEVE ITS GOAL OF ELIMINATING AT LEAST 50% OF MARINE DEBRIS BY 2027 THROUGH THE PRINCIPLE OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT THE RECENT 2019 ASEAN SUMMIT, THAILAND WAS RANKED AS THE WORLD’S SIXTH LARGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO MARINE DEBRIS, AND FOURTH IN ASEAN.

  • US urges Thais to join CPTPP

    The US-Asean Business Council, an advocacy group that aims to foster economic growth and trade ties between the two regions, is calling for the Thai government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and speed up its talks on joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).