Thailand: floods claim 34 lives ASEAN

Thailand: floods claim 34 lives

Floods and landslides caused by tropical storms and monsoon since late August have killed 34 people and affected the lives of more than 400,000 people in 32 northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand.
Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand

Navies from Vietnam and other member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are participating in the first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX) that is taking place from September 2-6 in the Gulf of Thailand and off Vietnam’s southern Ca Mau province.
Myanmar to join ASEAN-US maritime drills World

Myanmar to join ASEAN-US maritime drills

Myanmar and other ASEAN countries will join maritime drills with the US in the Gulf of Thailand next week, although there are US sanctions against a number of high-raking officials of the Myanmar army.
China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ Politics

China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme World

Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) plans to propose developing a Southern economic corridor (SEC) to the new government in a similar scenario to the ongoing Eastern economic corridor (EEC) scheme.
Fishing banned in Gulf of Thailand World

Fishing banned in Gulf of Thailand

The Thai government has banned fishing in part of the Gulf of Thailand from June to September, to allow marine species to recover their numbers.
Cambodia to export crude oil in late 2019 World

Cambodia to export crude oil in late 2019

Singapore-based KrisEnergy company is expected to launch the extraction of crude oil in Cambodia in late 2019 or early 2020 but that oil will not be refined in the country.
Storm Pabuk wreaks havoc in Thailand World

Storm Pabuk wreaks havoc in Thailand

At least five people were reported dead after tropical storm Pabuk, with winds reaching 70 kilometres per hour, battered southern coast of Thailand on January 4, Thai media said on January 5.