10:25 pm May 25, 2014 | 4 Comments
Manila. As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is trying to push for economic integration by next year, the regional bloc is facing challenges on the political front. Member states Vietnam and the Philippines in particular have been in the international spotlight as part of gradually escalating territorial disputes with China. Asean has plenty of […]
10:10 pm May 25, 2014 | 5 Comments
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono warned of rapid changes ahead as he accepted the Global Statesmanship Award from the World Economic Forum for his contribution to international relations in the past decade.
9:45 pm May 25, 2014 | No Comment
Income inequality and climate change are pressing issues that East Asia needs to resolve, the co-chairs of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia concluded on Friday.
9:35 pm May 25, 2014 | No Comment
The World Economic Forum on East Asia returns to Jakarta next year, after the Indonesian capital served as host in 2011 and putting Southeast Asia’s biggest economy on the spotlight in the international community.
9:25 pm May 25, 2014 | No Comment
While all the attention was on Asia’s latest economic darling, the Philippines, chief economics minister Chairul Tanjung did not miss a beat when reminding those he met that Indonesia remained the largest economy in the region.
4:54 pm May 23, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia will continue to tread a cautious monetary path over the next two years to shore up the economy's fundamentals but could expect to emerge with growth greater than 7 percent in the medium term, finance minister Chatib Basri said on Friday.
2:40 pm May 23, 2014 | 4 Comments
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was awarded the Global Statesmanship Award on Friday at the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia for his achievements during his time in office.
5:40 pm May 22, 2014 | No Comment
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said his government was considering various "defense options" against China, including legal action, following the deployment of a Chinese oil rig to waters in the South China Sea that Hanoi also claims.
6:45 am May 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
An aging population of farmers and a younger generation's reluctance to enter the agricultural workforce threatens food security in Southeast Asia, experts say
6:45 am May 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
Indonesia will always be a central element to Asean and the more you leverage this, the better, says Hans-Paul Buerkner, chairman of The Boston Consulting Group.
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