Development partners pledge further assistance for Laos

21 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: Vientiane Times

Development partners have pledged further assistance to Laos, President Choummaly Sayasone was told yesterday. The pledge was made at the 11th High-Level Round Table Meeting (RTM) between the government and its development partners that

M’sia braces itself for onset of floods, storm

21 November, 2013
By Asia News Network |

While the Philippines and Vietnam are recovering from the devastation of super typhoon Haiyan, Malaysia is bracing itself for the onset of the annual year-end floods and storms. About 57,000 personnel from the Fire

S’pore 3rd best city for uni students

21 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: The Straits Times

Singapore has jumped nine places to become the world’s third-best city and remained the best in Asia for university students, according to an annual ranking exercise by a London-based consultancy. The findings were unveiled

ASEAN Secretariat Needs More Muscle, Says Air Asia’s Fernandes

24 August, 2013

SINGAPORE, Aug 23 (NNN-Bernama) — AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Network ASEAN Forum 2013 (NAF) Convener Tony Fernandes says the regional secretariat needs more “meat and muscle”. Speaking at the aviation roundtable

The Nation: Inaugural Network Asean Forum held in Singapore

24 August, 2013

Key business leaders from across Asean were to gather yesterday for the inaugural Network Asean Forum to brainstorm solutions to some of the issues obstructing the creation of an integrated Asean Economic Community (AEC).

QE tapering not bad for ASEAN economies, says Tharman

24 August, 2013

Channel NewsAsia: SINGAPORE – The current volatility in the financial markets underscores the need for the US Federal Reserve’s winding down of stimulus to be gradual and managed carefully. Speaking at the Network ASEAN