Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy World

Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy

The Thai Government will press ahead with its 20-year housing development master plan to provide housing for low-income earners nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on October 10.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party World

Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party

Malaysian police on October 10 arrested two members of the Democratic Action Party, a member of Malaysia's ruling coalition, for alleged links to the now-defunct Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist group.
ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup ASEAN

ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup

An ASEAN ministerial meeting in Manila, the Philippines, has agreed that five ASEAN nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – will launch a joint bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.
US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills World

US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills

More than 2,000 US and Philippine military personnel, along with a small number of Japanese soldiers, on October 9 began annual combat exercises aimed at responding rapidly to crises and natural disasters and affirming their commitment to keep the region "free and open."