Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called for the expulsion of Burma from ASEAN, claiming the country is giving the institution a “bad name”, according to Malaysian daily[…]
A new report by economists representing ANZ Bank says that greater economic integration could see ASEAN replace China as the world’s leading manufacturing centre over the next 10–15 years, and[…]
Concerns about the region’s wealth gap weigh heavy on the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) bloc as the year-end market integration plan draws near.
Asian leaders have gathered in China for a four-day summit aiming to set the economic agenda during what is sure to be a crucial year for Burma.
Representatives of China and ASEAN are to meet in Rangoon on 30- 31 March to discuss implementation of the Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC),[…]
A planned three-country highway project, set to link Burma, Thailand and India, expects to boost ASEAN-Indian trade and bypass the troublesome road infrastructure that currently exists – but a decision[…]
Trade ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) plan to tackle barriers to trade beyond tariffs, now that 97.3 percent of inter-ASEAN trade is duty free, according[…]
Burmese president asks over 400 business leaders to create stronger international ties for economic growth.
Burma passed the ASEAN leader’s baton to Malaysia on Thursday.
At the ASEAN-United States Summit in Naypyidaw, President Barack Obama lauded Burma’s chairmanship of ASEAN, claiming the country has “shown solid leadership on issues of critical importance to the entire[…]
Regional heavyweights were welcomed to Burma’s new capital on Wednesday in a glittering ceremony for the opening of the 25th ASEAN Summit.
Burma’s Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a statement recommending that people travel with proper identification in order to ensure security, stability and observance of the law during the upcoming[…]
The Burmese U-19 men’s football team continued their string of success with a 3-0 defeat of Indonesia on Tuesday. They now meet ASEAN Cup hosts’ Vietnam in the semi-final on[…]
Burma’s U-19 football team has found its way to the U-19 ASEAN championship, to be held in Hanoi Vietnam, after winning the Brunei King’s cup championship. Between 5- 13 September,[…]
Naval officers of nine ASEAN members vowed to cooperate for disaster relief, the Bangkok Post reported on Wednesday. At the 8th ASEAN Navy Chiefs Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, officers discussed[…]
Bilateral trade between Canada and ASEAN reached US$16.5 billion in fiscal year 2013, state media reported on Thursday. Citing Canada’s Minister of International Trade, in Burma for the 3rd ASEAN[…]
The Burmese women’s U-19 team beat Singapore 5-0 on Tuesday to take third place at the ASEAN Football Federation’s Under-19 Women’s Championships in Thailand. The Thai women’s team won the[…]
Economic ministers of the 10 member states of ASEAN gathered on Naypyidaw where the 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting is due to begin. Ministers are scheduled to discuss matters related[…]
Burma’s Under-19 football team was given a hero’s welcome when they arrived at Rangoon airport on Sunday after lifting the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy in Brunei. Burma won the ASEAN Youth[…]
Naypyidaw is getting ready to host the ASEAN foreign ministers’ summit on Friday, where the South China Sea dispute is set to top the agenda.
Senior information ministry officials from ASEAN member states met in Naypyidaw to discuss raising public awareness of the regional bloc’s news and projects. Win Kyi, deputy director-general of the Ministry[…]