The Republic of Korea will start issuing electronic visas to Southeast Asian tourists from May, instead of from the later half of this year as initially planned.
The Philippines plans to make a strong protest against China’s preparatory work for an environment monitoring station on the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the East Sea.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte committed to working together Thailand and with other concerned sides to boost maritime cooperation and maintain peace, stability at sea.
Timor-Leste citizens cast their votes on March 20 to elect the country’s fourth president.
Thai politicians who held office in the Abhisit Vejjajiva and Yingluck Shinawatra governments and own assets worth over 50 million THB (about 1.4 million USD) will be scrutinised for any tax evasion.
Thailand’s police said they have uncovered a plot to assassinate the country’s leader after seizing a weapon cache belonging to red shirt leader Wuthipong Kochathamakun.
The second international conference on marine spatial planning (MSP) has asserted that the good implementation of MPS will enable the development of blue and sustainable maritime space.
The Philippine military recently launched air and ground operation in the southern province of Maguindanao, killing 21 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).
China and the Philippines agreed to strengthen bilateral trade and economic cooperation at a high-level meeting on March 17.
The UN International Children's Emergency Fund has provided 7.2 million USD for interventions in health, nutrition, and the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in rural areas of Laos, according to Lao news agency KPL.
The Republic of Korea has stepped up efforts to attract more tourists from Asian countries and ease its dependence on China for its tourism trade, according to Yonhap news agency.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China on March 16 officially launched the ASEAN – China Year of Tourism.
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.
Cambodian PM Hun Sen on March 16 appointed one of his deputies, Ben Chhin, as the acting senior minister in charge of the Council of Ministers, after the previous incumbent Sok An passed away.
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.