Landlocked, secretive and with ungovernable borders, Laos has become a sluice for transporting Made-In-Myanmar meth to the drug hungry markets of Southeast Asia and Australia, where billion-dollar seizures are now being made.
Although the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations has ended, the exchange and mutual learning among civilizations will not end.
Regarding Asean as a cornerstone of its foreign policy, Cambodia has proactively and responsibly participated in the Asean Community building.
In dorms on Singapore’s fringes or employers’ backrooms, a growing number of migrant workers are using poetry to shed light on their hidden struggles and reconnect with their roots.
Analysts warn that legislation could hold back the ethical businesses.
Cambodia is experiencing a miraculous period of growth. The real estate is growing but is still far from a mature market.
If international sanctions on North Korea are not removed, economic ties between Cambodia and North Korea will remain miniscule, which in turn affects the overall bilateral relationship.
Although it should not be exaggerated, a persistent British naval presence in Southeast Asia should be expected now that commitments to Iraq and Afghanistan have reduced, argues Geoffrey Till.
If they are managed effectively, minilaterals can well complement the Asean community building process.
Strategically located at the center of the Mekong Region and Southeast Asia, Cambodia has great potential to become a bridging state in the region.
From Kampot, it goes on to the City of Temples with a long weekend of FAB shows and events including art exhibitions, film screening and concert.
AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Airline for 10 years running according to Skytrax, has continually introduced flights to Cambodia and connects the country to 130 different destinations throughout Southeast Asia and Asia, inviting its people to expand their horizons.
German chemical giant BASF officially launches its operations in the Kingdom.
More than 1,000 Southeast Asian experts worry about the region in 2019. The report by the Asean Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute also finds that the majority of these thought leaders are losing confidence in the US’s reliability.
To face economic headwinds in 2019, Asean member states should prioritise implementing Asean Economic Community 2025 and concluding the RCEP negotiations.
He’s an American expat of Armenian heritage who’s been operating in the Southeast Asian region for nigh on twenty years and, for the last 18 months or so, he’s been running his own establishment, Kevin’s Vagabond Pub, in the bustling night market area of downtown Siem Reap.
Polluting producers of low-quality steel have made their way to parts of Southeast Asia.
Facebook is being used to silence bloggers critical of Vietnam’s gov’t, says RSF.
The Cambodia-EU fight may have wider implications for Cambodia and for the SEA.
The Industrial Bank of Korea to open new branches in Cambodia from 2020 onwards.
In the years it has been in operation since 2007, EZECOM has achieved numerous milestones. One of its most impactful achievement is the evolution of multiple terrestrial and submarine fiber network systems.
With the world heading towards a multipolar future, the Taiwanese government is broadening its overseas relationships with its New Southbound Policy that eyes trade links with Southeast Asia, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Investors in Southeast Asia are bracing for the potential impact of a recession in the US even as the world’s largest economy nears its longest stretch of growth in history.
UnionPay reveals that Cambodia is the market in SEA where it is growing the fastest.
Changing geopolitical realities in the region have brought about a renewed interest in the Bay of Bengal. Can BIMSTEC utilise the momentum to remodel itself as a grouping to be reckoned with?
Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore.
Thailand with several key players missing Rajevac’s team could be about to cede their status as Southeast Asia’s number one.
On the surface, it seems that Thailand has been able to exploit its relationship with China to offset Western sanctions.
Asean is planning to establish its Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Dialogue. Whether the Centre will provide Asean leadership in sustainable development cooperation depends on the entity’s design.
General Electric’s Global Growth Organization signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) about Safe Surgery 2020, which will expand access to safe, qualitative and affordable surgical care across Southeast Asia.