insideaseaninsideasean about usabout us contact uscontact us site map

Asean & Global Updates

Myanmar’s economy is forecast to grow by an average 7.8 percent over the next two years.
POSTED |  19-04-2014
A majority of the Dutch Senate voted on April 15 in favour of a national referendum law making non-binding referendums possible from the end of 2014.
POSTED |  16-04-2014
New EU rules on the information that small investors must be given before they sign a contract were approved by Parliament on 15 April 2014.
POSTED |  16-04-2014
Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen announced on April 5 that he was stepping down in June with a view to taking a senior European Union post, a move that could exacerbate the oountry’s political situation.
POSTED |  08-04-2014
A vast majority of “Red State” Americans believe climate change is real and at least 67% of those want the government to cut Greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research released on April 3.
POSTED |  07-04-2014
The International Monetary Fund has revised its global economic growth outlook for 2014 upward on the back of stronger US, euro-zone and Japanese growth, but said deflation and financial sector risks could still undermine a full recovery.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
Unemployment in the eurozone remained at a record high in January 2014, with 19 million people, or 12% of the economically active population, looking for work. The figure in the entire European Union was 10.8%, according to figures from Eurostat.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
The number of Chinese visitors coming to the United States will more than triple by 2020, according to a new report from brokerage CLSA.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
ASEAN is looking forward to greater investment from China, whose ties with the 10-member grouping have deepened in recent years
POSTED |  23-03-2014
Chinese auto maker Great Wall Motor Co has postponed plans to build a sport-utility vehicle plant in Thailand, citing political unrest in the country.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
Construction of what will be the biggest electricity-generating facility in Laos is on track and the US$3.7 billion project will be completed in 2015. The 1,878 MW Hongsa power plant – which will burn lignite
POSTED |  23-03-2014
State leaders, employees and their immediate family members will be required to declare their assets beginning in February 2014. The Government's Inspection Authority has already completed drawing up the forms to be used for the declarations, in line with the new prime ministerial decree on asset declaration.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
Myanmar should not rush into opening up its banking sector to international competition, according to the International Monetary Fund.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
The number of females travelling alone is on the rise, according to figures from Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).
POSTED |  23-03-2014
Demand for housing in Vientiane is expected to boom over the next few years creating new opportunities for developers.
POSTED |  23-03-2014
MOST READ
most read
Korean fever strikes Bhutan
Through the Thai royal lenses
Beauty is not skin deep
10 Bollywood celebrities and their crazy obsessions
TRAVEL & LEISURE
China now the biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston
China now the biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston
A record number of Chinese tourists visited Boston last year, dethroning the United Kingdom as the No.1 source of overseas tourists.
 TRAVEL & LEISURE more