Category Archives: Business

Asean is successful and stable – Dr M

BANGKOK, The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has grown tremendously over the years to become the most stable regional organisation in the world today, said Malaysian Prime Minister…

Fallow Fields, Empty Tourist Attractions as Conflict Takes Toll on Economy of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The Myanmar military’s heavy-handed war on Arakan Army (AA) rebels across northern Rakhine state and in neighboring Chin state’s remote Paletwa region has lasted for 10 months without either side…

Indonesia Analysts Lower Expectations for Jokowi’s Second Term

Indonesia is about the closest thing left to a liberal democracy in Southeast Asia, so analysts had high hopes that President Joko Widodo could promote civil rights and transparency, while…

Thailand To Push Forward Digital Development To Strengthen ASEAN Connectivity

BANGKOK, Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, said, he will lead Thailand to drive digital development in Southeast Asia, as a means to strengthen connectivity among the Association of Southeast Asian…

Thailand To Push Forward Digital Development To Strengthen ASEAN Connectivity

BANGKOK, Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, said, he will lead Thailand to drive digital development in Southeast Asia, as a means to strengthen connectivity among the Association of Southeast Asian…

Cambodian Village Depends on EU Program That May End

KAMPONG SPEU, CAMBODIA – Trach looks like any other ordinary rural Cambodian village on the fringes of the municipal district of Chbar Mon in Kampong Speu province, with its dusty…

Cambodia Faces Possible Food Crisis: ‘Water But No Fish’

PHNOM PENH – For centuries, Cambodians have looked to Tonle Sap, both a river and a lake, for dinner. But a repast of grilled river fish, sprinkled with salt and…

ASEAN Information Ministers Pledge To Build Smart Connectivity

VIENTIANE, Laos, Oct 26 (NNN-KPL) � The 19th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) and related meetings were held here on Thursday and…

Village Fishermen Near Laos’ Don Sahong Dam Report Smaller Catches

Villagers near Don Sahong Dam, a major dam on the Mekong River in Laos, have reported smaller fish catches as it nears completion.The dam, slated to conduct its final testing…