SEA businessmen positive about economy: poll

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

Confidence levels of Southeast Asian businessmen regarding the economic outlook at home and worldwide have hit a two- year high, a new poll has found. Many more of them are upbeat over the improving

Asean single aviation seen signed by December 2015

22 November, 2013
By Asia News Network | Source: The Brunei Times

The Declaration of the Asean Single Aviation Market (ASAM) will be signed by December 2015, according to a recent consultation paper on the proposed policy for the establishment of a regional aviation service in

3 Chinese firms eye tie-up for deep sea fishing off Brunei

14 June, 2013
By Leo Kasim | Source: ANN

Three companies from China have expressed interest in deep sea fishing prospects in waters off the sultanate’s coast, the President of Brunei-China Friendship Association (BCFA) said yesterday. In an interview at BCFA headquarters in

Asean on track for EU-style market by 2015

26 April, 2013
By Agence France-Presse | Source: Inquirer Business

Southeast Asia’s efforts to create a single market by 2015 are in their hardest phase owing to protectionist reflexes on sensitive sectors, according to President Aquino. Despite the challenges, however, leaders of the Association

Asean leaders to push economic-community plans at summit

24 April, 2013
By Lydia Lim | Source: ANN

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Asean counterparts will meet in Brunei today and tomorrow for the regional grouping’s 22nd summit. They will seek to put behind them last year’s disunity over

Brunei Sultan, Aquino vow closer cooperation

17 April, 2013
By TJ Burgonio | Source: ANN

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday vowed closer cooperation with visiting Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah and other regional leaders to find a peaceful solution to territorial conflicts in the South China