Asean

Asean FDI surges 42%, back to pre-pandemic level

The recovery in Asean compares favourably to the 30% average growth in developing economies, UNCTAD reports  by S BIRRUNTHA /…

2 days ago

FMM: Malaysia cannot withdraw from CPTPP

by ANIS HAZIM / pic MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ANY attempt to withdraw from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership…

1 week ago

Malaysia, 4 Asean central banks enhance regional payment connectivity

MALAYSIA and four other Asean central banks are paving the way for faster and cheaper cross-border payments. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)…

3 weeks ago

Asean leaders struggle for answers to Myanmar crisis

PHNOM PENH • The escalating crisis in Myanmar was set to dominate summit talks on Friday between South-East Asian leaders…

4 weeks ago

Post-pandemic recovery, security, inflation expected to top agendas in upcoming ASEAN Summits

PHNOM PENH -- Post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery, security issues, and rising global inflation are expected to be high on the agenda…

1 month ago

MIDF Research forecasts the retail trade to grow at 17.6% for remaining of the year

The growth rate is driven by the robust domestic spending in the country by NURUL SUHAIDI / pic TMR FILE MIDF…

2 months ago

International tourism promotion should be intensified

The private sector is urged to initiate its own tourism promotion, targeting the regional Asean sector since long-haul travel is yet…

2 months ago

Smart cities in Asean: The need for multi-stakeholder participation

by DR SAMEER KUMAR SOME of the fastest-growing cities in the world can be found in the Asean region. By…

2 months ago

Malaysia-China trade expected to hit record high this year – MITI

THE two-way trade between Malaysia and China is expected to hit a new record high this year with the implementation of the…

3 months ago

Mak Joon Nien is StanChart Malaysia new MD, CEO

Mak succeeds Abrar who will has been the bank’s CEO since 2017 by S BIRRUNTHA / pic courtesy of StanChart…

4 months ago

Businesses must brace for challenges in RCEP

by S BIRRUNTHA / pic TMR FILE THE Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) has advised businesses, especially…

4 months ago

US urges rejection of Myanmar junta ‘sham’ elections

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday urged the international community to reject the Myanmar…

4 months ago

Asean ministers warn Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’

SOUTH-EAST Asian foreign ministers urged restraint on Thursday as China readied massive military drills off Taiwan, warning the situation risked…

4 months ago