Posts Tagged ‘Asean’

No US warships in Asean waters, Dr Mahathir tells VP Pence

By P PREM KUMAR / Pic By AFP
Asean is positive on the Indo-Pacific vision tabled by US VP Mike Pence yesterday, if the global powerhouse can ensure ...

China-backed Asia trade deal pushed back to 2019 amid delays

Beijing’s struggles to finalise the trade bloc may illustrate worries in the region about becoming too dependent on China
by BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • ...

Dr Mahathir: Asean must not resort to protectionism

Asean must pursue achieving over 30% regional intra-trade
By P PREM KUMAR / Pic By BERNAMA Asean countries should not resort to protectionism under the ...

M’sia endorses RCEP to bring prosperity

Completion of RCEP will validate Asean’s role in regional economic integration, as well as global trade and investments
By P PREM KUMAR / Pic BERNAMA ...

TMC Life Sciences targets China, Asean

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
HOSPITAL operator TMC Life Sciences Bhd is in talks with several local and international healthcare providers for the ...

IOI on the lookout for new plantations

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
IOI Corp Bhd has been in talks with several companies from Malaysia and Indonesia to increase the ...

Better recognition of construction materials test reports, certifications

Quality of building materials is of paramount importance to ensure quality of construction, says Ahmad Asri
By HABHAJAN SINGH Malaysia and its ...

PM: Malaysia concerned over megatrends in trade war

By BERNAMA
Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who returns to attend an Asean meeting after 15 years, said Malaysia is very concerned over the ...

Asean — looking to boom

Trade tensions between China and US, and fears of an emerging-markets (EMs) crisis have caused stock market indices to decline with the MSCI AC Asia ...

Malaysia’s GDP to moderate to 4.9%

The World Bank says Malaysia’s economy has to grow above 5% in order to achieve the fiscal deficit target of 2.8% of the GDP
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / ...

Nikkei Asean Sept manufacturing PMI drops to 50.5

By KEVIN WONG / Graphic By TMR
THE Nikkei Asean Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to 50.5 in September from 51 in August this ...

High passenger traffic calls for a more united Asean aviation industry

According to IDEAS CEO, aviation plays a vital role for trade in the Asean region
by SHAZNI ONG / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS The aviation market needs to ...