If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline.
— Lee Kuan Yew
 Singapore
  • 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).

  • 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.