The Philippine government and the leftist National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will resume peace negotiations next month, the talks mediator Norway announced on March 21.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment were the focus of discussion during a ceremony held by the People’s Representative Council (lower house) of Indonesia on March 20 to mark International Women’s Day.
Thailand earned 24 billion USD from export of food in 2016, making the country the biggest food exporter in ASEAN and 12th in the world, according to the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Bangkok on March 20, beginning his three – day official visit to Thailand, aiming to tighten bilateral ties.
Indonesia has said it will continue sending domestic helpers overseas.
The Vietnamese team ranked second in the medal tally at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Pencak Silat Championships which wrapped up in Malaysia on March 19.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw for an official visit to Myanmar.
Singapore’s non-oil domestic export value in February expanded 21.5 percent from the same period last year and marked the fourth consecutive monthly increase since November, 2016.
The ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) and the ASEAN Joint Consultative Meeting (JCM) took place in Manila, the Philippines from March 15-16 to discuss preparations for the 30th ASEAN Summit.
Thailand is going to host SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2017 in September to promote Thai farming technology in the ASEAN bloc.
Thailand’s Ministry of Energy and private sector are cooperating in the country’s development into a smart city, hoping to reduce power consumption in line with the Energy 4.0 policy.
The Ministry of Commerce is determined to increase the export of Thai rice to Mexico by 10,000 tons before the end of this year.
Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister Samdec Vibol Panha Sok An passed away at the age of 66 on March 15, announced the Cambodian Government.
Indonesia and Chile have resumed negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) after two-year delay, reported Indonesian newspaper Jakarta Post.
Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somdy Douangdy has said the government is preparing to initiate investment promotion for developing and improving transport infrastructure through the Public Private Partners
Thailand’s Government on March 15 endorsed two bills on national reform and strategy.
The annual average unemployment rate in Singapore last year rose to 3 percent from 2.8 percent as a consequence of subdued economic conditions.
An international conference on Myanmar’s ethnic minority group Rohingya opened on March 14 in Malaysia, attracting the participation of 180 speakers and delegates from ASEAN and Muslim countries.