About 41,000 security and armed forces personnel of the Philippines are ready to ensure security for the 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), announced local authorities on April 23.
The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on April 21 to announce the ASEAN ICT Awards 2017 (AICTA).
China’s Guangxi province imported 6.36 million tonnes of coal via its border gate in the first quarter this year, up 23.2 percent year-on-year, mostly from the ASEAN member states.
The US is interested in win-win trade relations with Indonesia, the Southeast Asian largest economy, US Vice President Mike Pence said.
An ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)’sonline internal network (AIPA Connect) was introduced to member parliaments of the AIPA during a meeting in Hanoi on April 20.
Synchronised attacks took place in at least 13 locations in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla on April 19.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 19 offered a 1 million peso reward for those who capture or kill any member of the Abu Sayyaf rebel group escaping from the security cordon in Bohol.
Thailand’s Department of Business Development (DBD) has revealed a 15 percent investment growth in construction in special economic zones (SEZs).
At least 24 persons were killed in a serious accident in Luzon, northern Philippines, on April 18, the media reported.
At least seven people, including five soldiers and policemen, were injured in two consecutive blasts at a gas station in Tacurong city in Mindanao island, the southern Philippines, on April 17 night.
Gold prices in Thailand have hit 5-month high following an ongoing conflict in the Korean Peninsula.
Malaysia’s police have arrested a total of 55,903 people, including 2,304 foreigners, for drug-related offences so far this year.
Indonesian imports rose 17.65 percent to 13.36 billion USD in March from 8.89 billion USD in February this year, the Central Bureau of Statistic (BPS) said.
The Changi Airport Group, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourism Board will jointly invest 33.75 million SGD to promote inbound travel, according to a joint statement issued on April 17.
People across Laos and Cambodia have been on cloud nine with vibrant cultural activities held during their traditional New Year festivals according to the Buddhist calendar.
The Investment Commission of Myanmar has announced restriction of some investment activities, with several sectors being only invested by the State.
Singapore’s economy expanded by 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2017, lower than the growth of 2.9 percent in the final quarter of 2016.
Indonesian authorities on April 13 said flash floods in Indonesia’s western province of Aceh left two dead and one missing while damaging hundreds of houses. Heavy downpours led to flash floods in Aceh Tenggara and Aceh Barat districts, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesperson of the Indonesian National Board of Disaster Managerment (BNPB).