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December 29, 2009
China-Asean trade deal seen as step towards broader integration

Asean+3 sign $120bn currency swap deal

December 28, 2009
Malaysia anticipates consumer prices to go down as Afta begins

December 26, 2009
Asean furniture makers call for suspension of FTA with China

December 23. 2009
EU to resume trade talks with Asean

December 20, 2009
China-Assean Free Trade:
Indonesian cosmetic, herbal medicine producers want FTA delay

December 17, 2009
Asean marks charter’s first anniversary

Indonesia finds it hard to take on Chinese imports

December 11, 2009
Thai-Cambodia dispute: Asean won’t intervene, says group chief

December 5, 2009
Indonesia seeks to readjust China-Asean FTA schedule

December 1, 2009
Indonesia seeks to delay implementation of China-Asean FTA

November 30, 2009
Asean-China open skies to boost trade regional trade

November 21, 2009
Asean chief: Grouping needs to maintain "centrality"

November 19, 2009
Asean to set up immigration database

November 18, 2009
Malaysian exporters unaware of FTA’s importance

November 16, 2006
More the $1 trillion necessary to meet Asean’s rising energy demand

Asean Integration: Six members ready for zero-tariff in January 2010

November 15, 2009
US, Vietnam support Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 14, 2009
PM Abhisit: Thai-Cambodian rift to be resolved by both parties

November 13, 2009
Indonesian chamber concerns over impact of FTAs

November 12, 2009
US wants substantive cooperation with Apec – Clinton

November 8, 2009
Singapore ready to play hosts to Apec meet

November 5, 2009
Malaysia’s no-frills carrier links Jakarta, Medan with Phuket

November 4, 2009
Asean-US Meet in Singapore:
Nuclear weapons, disaster management, flu control on agenda

Asean to set up defence industry council

November 2, 2009
US committed to closer ties with Asean

October 30, 2009
Asean working group to tackle haze problem

October 26, 2009
Indonesia won’t leave Asean, says President Yudhoyono

Singapore, India to review FTA

Asean seeks to play a role in G20

October 25, 2009
Asean, East Asia discuss regional cooperation

October 24, 2009
Free trade deal with Asean to boost use of Chinese yuan

Asean Summit:
Only 5 out of 10 leaders attend opening ceremony
Rights body launched without civil society representatives

October 23, 2009
Trade, currency swap deals top Asean summit agenda

October 22, 2009
Asean chief expects successful summit

October 21 2009
Asean Summit: Singapore stresses connectivity with China and India

Indonesia reaffirms commitment to Asean

China calls for closer cooperation with Asean

October 19, 2009
Thai PM: More forces to boost security at Asean Summit

October 18, 2009
Philippines suggests Asean keeping rice tariff between 35-40%

Brunei to showcase halal brand at Asean food meet

Indonesia appoints representative to Asean HR body

Asean Summit: Cambodia to raise border issues with Thailand

October 16, 2009
Abhisit: Thailand ready to host Asean Summit

October 13, 2009
Asean needs to boost trade, investment with Latin America - official

October 12, 2009
Germany’s BASF to tap emerging markets in Asean

October10, 2009
US prepares to talk free trade with Asean

Asean Summit: Thailand to deploy 18,000 security personnel

October 9, 2009
US president may meet Myanmar top official at Apec meet

October 4, 2009
Asean to set up $1bn infrastructure fund

October 3, 2009
Thailand plans tight security for Asean Summit

September 30, 2009
Border Dispute:
Thai PM: Hun Sen wants to make headlines

September 27, 2009
UN chief calls on Asean to get tougher on Myanmar

September 23, 2009
Cambodia, Philippines to launch direct flights

September 21, 2009
Asean central bankers to meet in Malaysia

September 19, 2009
Indonesia to delay tariff cuts under Asean-China FTA

September 12, 2009
Recent FTA to help push India-Asean talks on services agreement

August 31, 2009
Personal car products:
Philippines’ Splash, Malaysian firm in distribution deal

August 26, 2009
Moody’s says Asean economies out of recession

August 25, 2009
Thailand picks Hua Hin as venue for October Asean summit

August 20, 2009
Rice producing members of Asean plan to set up cartel

August 19, 2009
Pardon for Suu Kyi on agenda at Asean meet in Jakarta

August 16, 2009
China, Asean poised to expand investment, trade

US senator gets jailed American out of Myanmar

August 15, 2009
Asean consensus to seek pardon for Suu Kyi

Six Asean members to kick off zero-tariff trade in 2010

August 14, 2009
Asean Aviation Meet
Philippines proposes ‘opening skies’ for all carriers from member nations

India, Asean signs trade pact

August 13, 2009
Let Suu Kyi contest election, Indonesia tells Myanmar

August 9, 2009
Asean chief warns Myanmar of expulsion if it has N-reactor

August 7, 2009
China-Asean trade pact to be completed on schedule

August 4, 2009
Asean urged to boycott energy exports from Myanmar

July 23, 2009
EU sees WTO best to further global trade

Indonesia calls for release of Myanmar democracy leader

US wants SE Asia to pressure N Korea on ‘suspected cargoes’

July 22, 2009
Clinton: US to broaden partnerships in Asia

July 21, 2009
Asean Regional Forum: Clinton to sign security treaty in Phuket

July 20, 2009
Asean Meetings: Agenda filled with security, rights issues

July 19, 2009
Asean Meetings: Security tightened as ministers begin arriving

July 16, 2009
Series of Asean meetings due in Thailand later this month

July 15, 2009
Clinton to meet Thai PM, attend Asean talks

July 12, 2009
Thailand tightens security ahead of regional meeting

July 5, 2009
UK thanks Philippines for strong stance on Myanmar

July 1, 2009
Indonesian firms not ready for Asean-China FTA

June 23, 2009
Philippines' President Arroyo in favour of Asian IMF

June 21, 2009
Philippine rice output may fall 75% due to global warming

June 20, 2009
Six Mekong nations forge economic pact

Sixth Asean Leadership Forum:
Asean Urged to Focus on Domestic Spending

June 16, 2009
New connection to benefit net users in SE Asia

June 15, 2009
Nestlé sees opportunities, boosts investments in Southeast Asia

June 9, 2009
Former Singapore PM on ‘goodwill trip’ to Myanmar

June 3, 2009
S Korea, Asean sign investment deal, broaden trade pact

June 2, 2009
New Indian government pushes for FTA with Asean

S Korea calls for closer ties with Asean

June 1, 2009
S Korea-Asean summit held amidst N Korea tensions

May 28, 2009
Restructuring has no impact on GM’s Asean operations

May 19, 2009
Kuwaiti giant eyes acquisitions in SE Asia

Asean remains silent as Myanmar junta ignores global outrage

May 18, 2009
Asean yet to make commitments to FTA with EU

May 15, 2009
Asia-Europe foreign ministers to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam

May 14, 2009
Thailand postpones Asean summit again

May 8, 2009
Thailand considers invoking draconian security law during summit

May 7, 2009
Asian lender sees Asean’s partners on recovery track

May 6, 2009
S&P launches Asean credit rating

May 5, 2009
Thailand promises protest-free summit

May 4, 2009
Asean-EU ministerial meet to be held in Cambodia late May

ADB meet kicks off as E. Asia sets up S120bn fund

May 3, 2009
Asian lender to set up $3bn fund

Thailand assures Asian leaders over rescheduled summit

May 2, 2009
Asean should look to new economic order

April 30, 2009
Singapore minister regrets Asean Summit cancellation

April 21, 2009
Asean+3 in Bali to discuss credit enhancement 

April 19, 2009
China sets up $10b fund for Asean

Asean chief says region's leaders ready to meet again

April 17, 2009
Thailand mulls new dates for regional summit

April 14, 2009
Survey warns of hotel room oversupply in 5 SE Asian cities

Failed summits in Thailand worry Malaysia’s PM 

April 13, 2009
Asean seen replacing Japan as China's 3rd largest trade partner

April 12, 2009
India chamber asks Asean to open up services sector

April 11, 2009
Asean explores mega free-trade zone

Thai protesters force Asean+3 meet to call off 

April 10, 2009
Asean agrees on swap fund contributions

April 9, 2009
Australia, NZ to cut tariff for most Vietnamese exports

China expected to sign investment pact with Asean  

April 8, 2009
World Bank sees slower growth in emerging Asia

Four tax havens taken off OECD blacklist

April 6, 2009
Thailand to refer border dispute to Asean

Asean to follow up on G20 plans

April 3, 2009
US ends bond requirement on Thai, Indian shrimp 

April 2, 2009
G-20 Summit: Thai PM warns of over-ambitious goals

April 1, 2009
Thai PM to convey Asean's concerns at G-20 

March 27, 2009
Asean finance chiefs to meet on reserves, FX swap scheme

Hard Rock eyes hotels in Asia’s ‘gateway’ cities

March 22, 2009
EU to change SE Asian trade policy 

March 14, 2009
Korea-Asean Center opens in Seoul

Singapore to host ‘orchid-naming ceremony’ for Myanmar PM 

March 13, 2009
Asean+3 and +6 to be held in Pattaya, Thailand

March 12, 2009
Survey: Singapore tops best expat location list, Bangkok slips
 

March 8, 2009
Indonesia, Korea to strengthen trade ties
 

March 2, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Expanded forex swap may be launched earlier

March 1, 2009
Asean plans discounted oil deal

Asean vows to form single market in 2015

February 28, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Trade pact signed with Australia, New Zealand
No deal on human rights body

February 27, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Rights groups: Press Myanmar, protect refugees

February 26, 2009
Asean Summit:
Human rights issues on the back burner

US envoy to Asean seeks bloc’s cooperation on Myanmar reforms

February 25, 2009
Asean Summit:
Concerns mount over global crisis impact

February 24, 2009
Asean plans electronic stock link in 2010

February 23, 2009
Asean+3 strike deal raise swap fund

February 22, 2009
Asean+3 Finance Ministers Meeting
Thailand expects agreement on swap fund expansion

Unresolved tariff issues delay signing of India-Asean trade pact

February 21, 2009
Asean+3 to raise swap funds to $120bn

February 18, 2009
Asean welcomes appointment of Canadian ambassador

February 14, 2009
Asean+3 to raise swap arrangement to $120bn
 

February 12, 2009
Rohingya issue on agenda at Asean, UNHCR meetings 

February 5, 2009
Thailand: Rohingya migrants to be sent back ‘home’ 

January 28, 2009
Thailand: UN agency should join regional meeting on Rohingyas

Toshiba to shut plants at home, but expand in Thailand, Malaysia

January 26, 2009
Asean-Indian FTA
Zero-tariff for more than 3,600 items from Asean by end 2012

January 24, 2009
Asean+3 finance meet scheduled for Feb in Phuket, Thailand

anuary 21, 2009
Hatfull named UK’s envoy to Asean 

Asean to sign trade pact with Australia, New Zealand in Feb

January 20, 2009
Asean, India to sign trade pact in Feb

Britain seeks to push EU-Asean FTA

January 17, 2009
Capital Markets:
Finance, property stocks boosts markets in Singapore, Thailand

January 10, 2009
Asean Tourism
Focus shifts to budget, youth tourist travel 

January 8, 2009
India becomes 7th dialogue partner to send envoy to Asean

14th Asean Summit:
Protest threats force Thai govt to move meeting venue to beach town
 

January 7, 2009
Asean Summit:
Thailand plans two-part meeting

Asean Tourism Forum 2009:
Regional development strategy in the pipeline
 

January 4, 2009
Asean Summit:
Thailand proposes late February for annual meet

January 2, 2009
China joins Asean ambassadors’ club

December 29, 2009
China-Asean trade deal seen as step towards broader integration

Asean+3 sign $120bn currency swap deal

December 28, 2009
Malaysia anticipates consumer prices to go down as Afta begins

December 26, 2009
Asean furniture makers call for suspension of FTA with China

December 23. 2009
EU to resume trade talks with Asean

December 20, 2009
China-Assean Free Trade:
Indonesian cosmetic, herbal medicine producers want FTA delay

December 17, 2009
Asean marks charter’s first anniversary

Indonesia finds it hard to take on Chinese imports

December 11, 2009
Thai-Cambodia dispute: Asean won’t intervene, says group chief

December 5, 2009
Indonesia seeks to readjust China-Asean FTA schedule

December 1, 2009
Indonesia seeks to delay implementation of China-Asean FTA

November 30, 2009
Asean-China open skies to boost trade regional trade

November 21, 2009
Asean chief: Grouping needs to maintain "centrality"

November 19, 2009
Asean to set up immigration database

November 18, 2009
Malaysian exporters unaware of FTA’s importance

November 16, 2006
More the $1 trillion necessary to meet Asean’s rising energy demand

Asean Integration: Six members ready for zero-tariff in January 2010

November 15, 2009
US, Vietnam support Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 14, 2009
PM Abhisit: Thai-Cambodian rift to be resolved by both parties

November 13, 2009
Indonesian chamber concerns over impact of FTAs

November 12, 2009
US wants substantive cooperation with Apec – Clinton

November 8, 2009
Singapore ready to play hosts to Apec meet

November 5, 2009
Malaysia’s no-frills carrier links Jakarta, Medan with Phuket

November 4, 2009
Asean-US Meet in Singapore:
Nuclear weapons, disaster management, flu control on agenda

Asean to set up defence industry council

November 2, 2009
US committed to closer ties with Asean

October 30, 2009
Asean working group to tackle haze problem

October 26, 2009
Indonesia won’t leave Asean, says President Yudhoyono

Singapore, India to review FTA

Asean seeks to play a role in G20

October 25, 2009
Asean, East Asia discuss regional cooperation

October 24, 2009
Free trade deal with Asean to boost use of Chinese yuan

Asean Summit:
Only 5 out of 10 leaders attend opening ceremony
Rights body launched without civil society representatives

October 23, 2009
Trade, currency swap deals top Asean summit agenda

October 22, 2009
Asean chief expects successful summit

October 21 2009
Asean Summit: Singapore stresses connectivity with China and India

Indonesia reaffirms commitment to Asean

China calls for closer cooperation with Asean

October 19, 2009
Thai PM: More forces to boost security at Asean Summit

October 18, 2009
Philippines suggests Asean keeping rice tariff between 35-40%

Brunei to showcase halal brand at Asean food meet

Indonesia appoints representative to Asean HR body

Asean Summit: Cambodia to raise border issues with Thailand

October 16, 2009
Abhisit: Thailand ready to host Asean Summit

October 13, 2009
Asean needs to boost trade, investment with Latin America - official

October 12, 2009
Germany’s BASF to tap emerging markets in Asean

October10, 2009
US prepares to talk free trade with Asean

Asean Summit: Thailand to deploy 18,000 security personnel

October 9, 2009
US president may meet Myanmar top official at Apec meet

October 4, 2009
Asean to set up $1bn infrastructure fund

October 3, 2009
Thailand plans tight security for Asean Summit

September 30, 2009
Border Dispute:
Thai PM: Hun Sen wants to make headlines

September 27, 2009
UN chief calls on Asean to get tougher on Myanmar

September 23, 2009
Cambodia, Philippines to launch direct flights

September 21, 2009
Asean central bankers to meet in Malaysia

September 19, 2009
Indonesia to delay tariff cuts under Asean-China FTA

September 12, 2009
Recent FTA to help push India-Asean talks on services agreement

August 31, 2009
Personal car products:
Philippines’ Splash, Malaysian firm in distribution deal

August 26, 2009
Moody’s says Asean economies out of recession

August 25, 2009
Thailand picks Hua Hin as venue for October Asean summit

August 20, 2009
Rice producing members of Asean plan to set up cartel

August 19, 2009
Pardon for Suu Kyi on agenda at Asean meet in Jakarta

August 16, 2009
China, Asean poised to expand investment, trade

US senator gets jailed American out of Myanmar

August 15, 2009
Asean consensus to seek pardon for Suu Kyi

Six Asean members to kick off zero-tariff trade in 2010

August 14, 2009
Asean Aviation Meet
Philippines proposes ‘opening skies’ for all carriers from member nations

India, Asean signs trade pact

August 13, 2009
Let Suu Kyi contest election, Indonesia tells Myanmar

August 9, 2009
Asean chief warns Myanmar of expulsion if it has N-reactor

August 7, 2009
China-Asean trade pact to be completed on schedule

August 4, 2009
Asean urged to boycott energy exports from Myanmar

July 23, 2009
EU sees WTO best to further global trade

Indonesia calls for release of Myanmar democracy leader

US wants SE Asia to pressure N Korea on ‘suspected cargoes’

July 22, 2009
Clinton: US to broaden partnerships in Asia

July 21, 2009
Asean Regional Forum: Clinton to sign security treaty in Phuket

July 20, 2009
Asean Meetings: Agenda filled with security, rights issues

July 19, 2009
Asean Meetings: Security tightened as ministers begin arriving

July 16, 2009
Series of Asean meetings due in Thailand later this month

July 15, 2009
Clinton to meet Thai PM, attend Asean talks

July 12, 2009
Thailand tightens security ahead of regional meeting

July 5, 2009
UK thanks Philippines for strong stance on Myanmar

July 1, 2009
Indonesian firms not ready for Asean-China FTA

June 23, 2009
Philippines' President Arroyo in favour of Asian IMF

June 21, 2009
Philippine rice output may fall 75% due to global warming

June 20, 2009
Six Mekong nations forge economic pact

Sixth Asean Leadership Forum:
Asean Urged to Focus on Domestic Spending

June 16, 2009
New connection to benefit net users in SE Asia

June 15, 2009
Nestlé sees opportunities, boosts investments in Southeast Asia

June 9, 2009
Former Singapore PM on ‘goodwill trip’ to Myanmar

June 3, 2009
S Korea, Asean sign investment deal, broaden trade pact

June 2, 2009
New Indian government pushes for FTA with Asean

S Korea calls for closer ties with Asean

June 1, 2009
S Korea-Asean summit held amidst N Korea tensions

May 28, 2009
Restructuring has no impact on GM’s Asean operations

May 19, 2009
Kuwaiti giant eyes acquisitions in SE Asia

Asean remains silent as Myanmar junta ignores global outrage

May 18, 2009
Asean yet to make commitments to FTA with EU

May 15, 2009
Asia-Europe foreign ministers to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam

May 14, 2009
Thailand postpones Asean summit again

May 8, 2009
Thailand considers invoking draconian security law during summit

May 7, 2009
Asian lender sees Asean’s partners on recovery track

May 6, 2009
S&P launches Asean credit rating

May 5, 2009
Thailand promises protest-free summit

May 4, 2009
Asean-EU ministerial meet to be held in Cambodia late May

ADB meet kicks off as E. Asia sets up S120bn fund

May 3, 2009
Asian lender to set up $3bn fund

Thailand assures Asian leaders over rescheduled summit

May 2, 2009
Asean should look to new economic order

April 30, 2009
Singapore minister regrets Asean Summit cancellation

April 21, 2009
Asean+3 in Bali to discuss credit enhancement 

April 19, 2009
China sets up $10b fund for Asean

Asean chief says region's leaders ready to meet again

April 17, 2009
Thailand mulls new dates for regional summit

April 14, 2009
Survey warns of hotel room oversupply in 5 SE Asian cities

Failed summits in Thailand worry Malaysia’s PM 

April 13, 2009
Asean seen replacing Japan as China's 3rd largest trade partner

April 12, 2009
India chamber asks Asean to open up services sector

April 11, 2009
Asean explores mega free-trade zone

Thai protesters force Asean+3 meet to call off 

April 10, 2009
Asean agrees on swap fund contributions

April 9, 2009
Australia, NZ to cut tariff for most Vietnamese exports

China expected to sign investment pact with Asean  

April 8, 2009
World Bank sees slower growth in emerging Asia

Four tax havens taken off OECD blacklist

April 6, 2009
Thailand to refer border dispute to Asean

Asean to follow up on G20 plans

April 3, 2009
US ends bond requirement on Thai, Indian shrimp 

April 2, 2009
G-20 Summit: Thai PM warns of over-ambitious goals

April 1, 2009
Thai PM to convey Asean's concerns at G-20 

March 27, 2009
Asean finance chiefs to meet on reserves, FX swap scheme

Hard Rock eyes hotels in Asia’s ‘gateway’ cities

March 22, 2009
EU to change SE Asian trade policy 

March 14, 2009
Korea-Asean Center opens in Seoul

Singapore to host ‘orchid-naming ceremony’ for Myanmar PM 

March 13, 2009
Asean+3 and +6 to be held in Pattaya, Thailand

March 12, 2009
Survey: Singapore tops best expat location list, Bangkok slips
 

March 8, 2009
Indonesia, Korea to strengthen trade ties
 

March 2, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Expanded forex swap may be launched earlier

March 1, 2009
Asean plans discounted oil deal

Asean vows to form single market in 2015

February 28, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Trade pact signed with Australia, New Zealand
No deal on human rights body

February 27, 2009
14th Asean Summit:
Rights groups: Press Myanmar, protect refugees

February 26, 2009
Asean Summit:
Human rights issues on the back burner

US envoy to Asean seeks bloc’s cooperation on Myanmar reforms

February 25, 2009
Asean Summit:
Concerns mount over global crisis impact

February 24, 2009
Asean plans electronic stock link in 2010

February 23, 2009
Asean+3 strike deal raise swap fund

February 22, 2009
Asean+3 Finance Ministers Meeting
Thailand expects agreement on swap fund expansion

Unresolved tariff issues delay signing of India-Asean trade pact

February 21, 2009
Asean+3 to raise swap funds to $120bn

February 18, 2009
Asean welcomes appointment of Canadian ambassador

February 14, 2009
Asean+3 to raise swap arrangement to $120bn
 

February 12, 2009
Rohingya issue on agenda at Asean, UNHCR meetings 

February 5, 2009
Thailand: Rohingya migrants to be sent back ‘home’ 

January 28, 2009
Thailand: UN agency should join regional meeting on Rohingyas

Toshiba to shut plants at home, but expand in Thailand, Malaysia

January 26, 2009
Asean-Indian FTA
Zero-tariff for more than 3,600 items from Asean by end 2012

January 24, 2009
Asean+3 finance meet scheduled for Feb in Phuket, Thailand

anuary 21, 2009
Hatfull named UK’s envoy to Asean 

Asean to sign trade pact with Australia, New Zealand in Feb

January 20, 2009
Asean, India to sign trade pact in Feb

Britain seeks to push EU-Asean FTA

January 17, 2009
Capital Markets:
Finance, property stocks boosts markets in Singapore, Thailand

January 10, 2009
Asean Tourism
Focus shifts to budget, youth tourist travel 

January 8, 2009
India becomes 7th dialogue partner to send envoy to Asean

14th Asean Summit:
Protest threats force Thai govt to move meeting venue to beach town
 

January 7, 2009
Asean Summit:
Thailand plans two-part meeting

Asean Tourism Forum 2009:
Regional development strategy in the pipeline
 

January 4, 2009
Asean Summit:
Thailand proposes late February for annual meet

January 2, 2009
China joins Asean ambassadors’ club

December 30, 2008
Indonesia postpones trade pacts with Australia, New Zealand 

December 25, 2008
Asean Summit:
Thailand sets mid-Feb as new date, venue to be announced later 

December 24, 2008
Asean Summit:
Thai cabinet meeting to set date, venue for regional summit
 

December 22, 2008
Foreign minister said Thailand ready to host summit, tackle border dispute

Thailand-Cambodia Border Dispute:
Indonesia sees a role to help resolve conflict
 

December 21, 2008
Asean Summit:
Singapore foreign minister worries over possible delay

December 19, 2008
New Thai govt to present policy on Dec 29-30
 

December 18, 2008
Asean Finance Meet:
Crisis fund to be approved in February: reports

December 17, 2008
Asean signs trade deals to ward off slowdown

December 16,2008
Asean Summit scheduled for February in Thailand
Trade liberalisation agreement to be signed in Singapore today

Asean Charter:
Much-awaited document comes into force

December 14, 2008
Asean Summit:
Thai minister to chair FM meeting in Jakarta Monday

December 13, 2008
Asean Summit:
Thailand mulls meeting in February

December 10, 2008
Laos to host Asean rubber conference 2009
 

December 5, 2008
US-Asean Ties:
US envoy urges Asean to take action against Myanmar junta

December 4, 2008
14th Asean Summit:
Foreign ministers to meet in Jakarta

December 2, 2008
14th Asean Summit:
Regional meet postponed until March 2009

December 1, 2008
Asean Integration Drive:
More imports from Cambodia, Myanmar to granted duty-free treatment

November 29, 2008
14th Asean Summit:
Host Thailand to decide by Dec 2 whether to delay annual meet  

November 28, 2008
14th Asean Summit:
Thailand remains undecided as time runs out

November 27, 2008
14th Asean Summit:
Chaos in Thailand may force meeting to be rescheduled
 

November 25, 2008
14th Asean Summit
Thailand ready for Asean summit despite protests 

November 23, 2008
Asean+3 mull setting up monitoring body for finance, economy

November 21, 2008
Asean+3 talk $80bn fund expansion, decision pending

November 20, 2008
Asia-Pacific Internet connectivity
Malaysia among top five with internet access in Asia Pacific

November 13, 2008
SE Asia stocks drop, led by financial, energy sectors

November 12, 2008
Asean needs no infrastructure fund – Malaysia

November 11, 2008
Asean seeks to set up infrastructure fund

November 7, 2008
Mekong five to meet in Vietnam to boost cooperation

Asean members sign agreements to open up aviation industry

November 6, 2008
Asean leaders voice hopes over Obama

November 5, 2008
Asean should work together on common energy grid

Thailand Political Stalemate:
Asean chief sees little obstacle to annual summit
 

October 31, 2008
Asean-US Ties:
Closer relations seen if Obama becomes president - aides 

October 30, 2008
Asean Summit:
Protests force Thai govt to move venue

October 28, 2008
SE Asian stocks plunge on recession fears 

October 27, 2008
China-Asean Expo:
Indonesian firm wins $630m contract 

October 26, 2008
China, Asean seek business opportunities at Nanning expo

Asean summit
Thai govt to move venue from Bangkok to Chiang Mai 

October 25, 2008
East Asian, Asean agree on $80b crisis fund

October 24, 2008
Earnings worries hit SE Asian equities

Asean wants to intensify forex pooling

October 21, 2008
Asian finance officials to meet in Manila to set up crisis fund

October 20, 2008
Financial crisis on agenda at informal Asean summit

October 19, 2008
Thailand-Cambodia Border Dispute
Border issue on Asean agenda at ASEM Summit
 

October 17, 2008
ASEM Meeting:
Indonesian leader suggests Asean meet in Bejing on crisis

Confusion deepens over Arroyo’s crisis fund

Thailand-Cambodia Border Dispute:
Talks ease tension, joint patrols agreed
Indonesia calls for Asean meet on border clashes
Border clashes yet to affect Thai firms in Cambodia

October 16, 2008
Asean to set up crisis fund to help banks - Arroyo

October 15, 2008
US has become less relevant to Asean – academic

October 10, 2008
Asean Finance Ministers Meeting
Global credit crisis may hit growth, not banks

October 9, 2008
Asean Charter:
Indonesia’s ratification in the pipeline
Doubts over Myanmar’s compliance delays process

October 8, 2008
Asean Charter: Full ratification in sight 

October 6, 2008
Asean-wide mobile roaming charges to be cut by half

October 2, 2008
CVC to spend $1bn to buyout of SE Asian companies 

October 2, 2008
US-Asean Ties:
Marciel reiterates continued US commitment

September 30, 2008
Free Trade:
India expects FTA with Asean to lift trade to $50bn in 2010

September 28, 2008
Philippine central bank sees no crisis in region

UN group calls on Myanmar junta to release political prisoners 

September 25, 2008
Six Asean bourses plan trading board

September 20, 2008
SE Asian markets rebound but investors remain wary

September 18, 2008
Asean: Australia sends envoy to regional group

September 17, 2008
Thailand Political Stalemate:
Thaksin’s in-law voted new PM
Parliament ratifies Asean Charter

US finance system meltdown:
•    Thailand: Central bank sees little impact on AIG unit
•    Singapore: MAS reassures worried AIG policyholders
•    Philippine banks raise provisions to reduce exposure
•    Indonesia cuts loan rates as US credit woes spread
•    US crisis biggest risk to Asia growth - ADB
 

September 16, 2008
Upcoming Asean Summit:
Cambodia PM has reservations over Thailand’s chairmanship

September 14, 2008
Asean Human Rights:
Proposed body should adopt UN’s criteria – Thai envoy

September 13, 2008
EU to sign Asean non-aggression pact – Envoy

September 11, 2008
Deadlock in WTO won’t affect Asean integration: Indonesia

Thailand almost ready to ratify Asean charter 

September 10, 2008
Asean in danger of going irrelevant: Singapore PM

September 5, 2008
Bilateral FTAs in Asean may impede businesses

August 30, 2008
Eight-nation rail link:
Asean steps up search for funds
 

August 29, 2008
Asean Charter: Philippines’ ratification in the pipeline
Asean has no legal power to force Myanmar on human rights - senator
 

Asean broadens trade ties in Asia Pacific
FTA with India to be signed in December
EU deal remains a challenge

August 28, 2008
Asean agrees to harness nuclear power in region
Asean, Australia, New Zealand close to sealing trade pact

August 27, 2008
Asean Economic Ministers Meeting:
Malaysian minister suggests roadshow to woo investment

August 26, 2008
GM setting up Asean MPV hub in Indonesia 

August 24,2008
Asean pushes for bilateral FTAs as global talks stalled

August 23, 2008
Mekong trade:
ADB pushes for single customs clearance

Asean, gulf countries to enhance trade ties

August 20, 2008
Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
Singapore PM urges MPs to enlist public support for integration

August 19, 2008
Taiwan lobbies Asean for dialogue partner status

August 17, 2008
Asean-Australia-New Zealand FTA negotiations:
Philippines to push for local dairy industry development 

August 15, 2008
Automotive: GM turns bullish in Asean

August 10, 2008
Chinese FM congratules Asean on 41st birthday 

August 9, 2008
Asean, India FTA set for December

August 8, 2008
Asean-India FTA talks wrapped up

Asean Energy Meet:
AMEM+3 to prepare oil stockpiling plan

Singapore denies visa renewal for Myanmar activists

August 5, 2008
Thailand puts alternative energy on Asean agenda

July 31, 2008
Vietnam Tourism: Arrivals rose 10% to 2.6mn in Jan-July 2008

July 27, 2008
Solving Asean problems:
Indonesian president suggests using cultural approaches

July 26, 2008
Asean Charter:
Indonesia, Thai parliaments to start work on ratification
 

July 25, 2008
Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Thailand assumes Asean chairmanship

Asean Regional Forum:
N Korea signs Asean non-aggression pact

Asean Regional Forum:
Joint taskforce to take on disasters
 

July 24, 2008
Asean Regional Forum:
Meeting to focus on N. Korea, border row, disaster relief

Japan, Asean reaffirm plan for FTA 

Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Energy ministers to find ways to cope with oil crisis
 

July 23, 2008
Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Singapore cancels traditional stage acts
 

Thai-Cambodia Temple Feud:
Thailand rejects Asean role in border row

Asean Human Rights Body:
Myanmar: Junta opposes investigative powers

Asean Studies Centre launched in Singapore 

July 22, 2008
Asean Ministerial Meeting:Singapore PM: Asean cannot take its relevance for granted

Thai-Cambodia Temple Feud:Asean’s role in dispute remains uncertain 

Asean Ministerial Meeting:Talks begin to set up rights body

Report: Cyclone Nargis costs $4 billion

July 21, 2008
Thai-Cambodia Temple FeudThai PM:
Disputed border in no-man's land

Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Border dispute, Myanmar, top ministers’ talks

July 20, 2008
Thai-Cambodia Temple Feud:
Cambodia seeks UN help in border stand-off
 

Asean Regional Forum:
Security talks to tackle NKorea, Myanmar

Asean Ministerial Meeting
Group to set up permanent representatives in January

July 19, 2008
41st Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Myanmar junta ratifies Asean charter
 

41st Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Malaysia: Agreement on Asean human rights issue unlikely
  

41st Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Asean bows to Junta’s wish  

41st Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Asean ministers to tackle rising oil, food prices

41st Asean Ministerial Meeting:
Asean to push for free trade deals

July 18, 2008
Asean Integration: Domestic issues dampen single market drive

Asean meeting: No more gala dinner performances

July 17, 2008
Thai PM assigns deputy to Asean ministerial meeting 

Survey: Asean students positive about group’s global standing

Asean welcomes N Korea’s plan to enter nonaggression pact

July 16, 2008
Survey: Two Asean airports among global top-ten

Japanese FM to attend ASEAN+3, ARF in Singapore 

July 15, 2008
ARF 2008: N Korea to sign Asean non-aggression pact

Rice to attend Asean meeting in Singapore 

July 13, 2008
Asean sees growth slowing

July 12, 2008
Asean chief to Thailand: Appoint new FM quick 

July 9, 2008
Asean chief says no panic about rice crisis

July 4, 2008
Energy crisis: Asean chief urges members to work together 

June 28, 2008
Philippine fishermen oppose Asean, EU FTAs

June 27, 2008
China to follow US’s lead, appoint envoy to Asean

June 25, 2008
Asean Board may begin trading in mid-2009

June 24, 2008
Japanese Diet approves economic agreement with Asean

June 23, 2008
Japanese expert urges Asean to reform food policies

Asean textile hub to compete with China, India 

June 18, 2008
Samsung introduces smart phone ‘Omnia’ in Southeast Asia

June 13, 2008
ASEAN/HUMAN RIGHTS
Rights body won't point accusing finger

June 12, 2008
ASEAN/FUEL PRICE HIKES
Soaring fuel prices trigger street protests

ASEAN/DONG DEVALUATION
Thai central bank sees little impact on the regional market

June 11, 2008
ASEAN-VIETNAM/EVENT
Cocoa meeting set for June 26-28

June 6, 2008
ASEAN-UN-MYANMAR/CYCLONE RELIEF
Assessment team to collect damage data

June 3, 2008
ASEAN/CONSTRUCTION
ACF to tackle common issues facing the industry

June 1, 2008
ASEAN-MALAYSIA/MYANMAR DISASTER RELIEF
Asean should play a bigger role – Najib

May 29, 2008
ASEAN/MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF
Junta acts against Asean spirit: Indonesian minister

May 28, 2008
MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF
Warships spook junta, says S’pore minister

May 26, 2008
ASEAN/INFLATION
Asean struggle to fight rising prices

MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF DRIVE
Aid meeting makes little progress

May 25, 2008
MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF
Donors discuss aid but doubts linger

ASEAN/TOURISM
Thailand mulls Asean visa

May 24, 2008
ASEAN/MALAYSIA/FOOD SECURITY
Abdullah: Charter crucial to deal with crisis

MYANMAR/CYCLONE/POLITICS
Junta goes ahead with referendum
as cyclone victims await aid

May 23, 2008
MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF
Junta asks for $11 bn in aid

May 20, 2008
ASEAN-MYANMAR/DIASTER RELIEF TALKS
Junta agrees to let neighbours in to help cyclone victims

May 11, 2008
ASEAN/MYANMAR DISASTER RELIEF
ARF urges junta to speed up acceptance of disaster relief aid

ASEAN/CHARTER
Malaysian FM: ASEAN charter should be a success

May 10, 2008
ASEAN-EU TIES/TRADE
Flexible approach to drive FTA negotiations

May 6, 2008
ASEAN/MYANMAR/DISASTER RELIEF
Aids ready to pour in as toll mounts

ASEAN/RICE CRISIS
Rice cartel to benefit regional, global food security

May 5, 2008
ADB MEETING/FOOD CRISIS
Rising food costs may trigger civil unrest

ADB MEETING/RICE CRISIS
Kuroda opposes OPEC-style cartel

May 4, 2008
ASEAN MINISTERS MEETING/RICE CRISIS
Ministers agree to maintain price stability

DEVELOPMENT/FOOD AID
ADB promised $11.3mn to ease poverty in Asia

ASEAN-INDIA/TRADE
India says close to clinching FTA with Asean

May 2, 2008
FOOD CRISIS
UN to have a plan to tackle global food crisis

CAMBODIA/COMMODITIES
Cambodia to join OPEC-style rice cartel

April 30, 2008
ASEAN/RICE CRISIS
Asean ready to tackle soaring food prices

April 26, 2008
ASEAN/CRISIS PREVENTION
Asean+3 finance chiefs to meet in Madrid

April 20, 2008
ASEAN/FOOD SECURITY
Asean tackle rice price hikes

ASEAN/GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS
Surin: Take Asean seriously

ASEAN CHARTER/CAMBODIA
Cambodia is 6th member to ratify the document

April 18, 2008
THAILAND/BEIJING OLYMPICS
Security heightened as torch starts Asean tour

April 14, 2008
ASEAN-EU/TRADE
EU eager to speed up talks

April 12, 2008
ASEAN-US/TIES
Surin hails appointment of first US envoy to Asean

April 9, 2008
ASEAN CHARTER/RATIFICATION
Indonesia’s Parliament does not need to ratify the charter

ASEAN/ENVIRONMENT
Region warned of dry spell in Q3

April 6, 2008
ASEAN/INFLATION
World Bank cautions against excessive subsidies

April 5, 2008
ASEAN/FINANCE MINISTERS MEETING
Group vows to be vigilant' on inflation

April 4, 2008
ASEAN/ECONOMY
Global slowdown may affect ASEAN+3

April 3, 2008
ASEAN-JAPAN/TIES
Economic partnership agreement

April 2, 2008
ASEAN/ECONOMY
Finance ministers meet to talk growth challenges
Surin: Asean needs to reinvent itself

March 31, 2008
ASEAN-JAPAN TIES/TRADE
Japan to cut tariffs on 93% of imports by value

March 27, 2008
ASEAN-JAPAN/TIES
Fukuda promises further cooperation on integration

March 25, 2008
ASEAN FTA/MALAYSIA
Freer flow of goods should benefit consumers

March 24, 2008
ASEAN-INDIA TIES/FREE TRADE
Indonesia key to wrapping up the deal

March 23, 2008
ASEAN/INDIA/INVESTMENT
Wipro tapping into Southeast Asia via Unza

ASEAN/FOOD&BEVERAGE
Kirin eyes tie-ups with brewers in India, Asean

March 21, 2008
ASEAN/CHARTER/VIETNAM
Vietnam fifth to ratify Charter

March 20, 2008
ASEAN/TOURISM
Industry to see double-digit growth

March 15, 2008
ASEAN/EDUCATION GAP
Members told to bridge education gap from within

INDONESIA/ASEAN/ENVIRONMENT
Lawmakers set to reject Asean haze pact

ASEAN/TOURISM
Workshop to discuss eco-tourism

March 14, 2008
INDONESIA/ASEAN/G-8 SUMMIT
Japan sees Indonesia presence crucial

March 12, 2008
ASEAN/CAPITAL MARKETS
Common board to trade blue chips

March 11, 2008
ASEAN-JAPAN/TIES
EPG meeting to be held March 18

March 6, 2008
ASEAN-JAPAN/TIES
Surin calls for second Fukuda Doctrine

March 5, 2008
ASEAN/STOCK MARKETS
Regional bourses seek ways for development

March 3, 2008
CHINA-ASEAN/TRADE
Two-way trade surged 26% in 2007

March 2, 2008
ASEAN/INDONESIA/EVENT
Ethnic festival at Bali arts fair

March 1, 2008
US-ASEAN TIES/ BURMA
Senior US diplomat: Burmese junta has a bleak future

February 27, 2008
Group to start work on charter as ratification process goes on

February 24, 2008
Regional group to set hospitality standards

February 21, 2008
Four members has ratified the Charter

Asean calls for credible polls

February 20, 2008
Thailand to raise Myanmar issue at ASEAN retreat

February 19, 2008
Air forces agree to fight terrorism

February 3, 2008
Three months needed to publish charter

January 27, 2008
Building Starts Forecast reports 45% increase in 2008

January 26, 2008
Abdullah to stress region’s dynamism at WEF

January 25, 2008
FTA with Japan expected to be signed in May

January 22, 2008
Thailand hosts ministerial meeting

January 19, 2008
Trade grows 40% between Asean and Yunnan

January 16, 2008
Indonesia minister hopes deal wrapped up in 2008

January 15, 2008
Member nations agree to enhance cultural cooperation

January 14, 2008
New round of free trade talks due next week

January 10, 2008
SE Asian markets need changes

January 7, 2008
Surin to formally take up secretary-general post Monday

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