On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
 Filippine
  • India enthusiastic about sealing RCEP

    Asean's plan to complete talks this year on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) got a boost after India, one of the dialogue partners outside Asean, gave a positive political commitment to support negotiations that are to conclude in November.

  • Depa to entice non-Asean partners

    The government through the Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry plans to attract non-Asean countries for partnerships and investment in smart city infrastructure as part of an Asean initiative to develop 26 smart cities in 10 countries.