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Business Standard India
Telcos' debt burden: IMG to address Cabinet by Dec-end, says Manoj Sinhahas already been taken on some of the aspects...the rest will happen on Decembe
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
has already been taken on some of the aspects...the rest will happen on December 21," Sinha said on the sidelines of Asean India connectivity summit organised by CII. Asked about the timeframe for placing the recommendations before the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Trade deficit widens 28% in Octobergrowth in global sales. Pernia noted that these gains and positive outlook wou
Pilipino Star / Posted 49 minutes ago
growth in global sales. Pernia noted that these gains and positive outlook would be accompanied by initiatives such as ASEAN Seamless Trade Facilitation Indicators (ASTFI) that could help in reducing trade transaction costs by 10 percent by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Jolo actress wins in Asean-China festof the Weeping River” Laila Ulao won best actress for Sheron Dayoc’s “Women of
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
of the Weeping River” Laila Ulao won best actress for Sheron Dayoc’s “Women of the Weeping River” at the recent inaugural Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-China Film Festival in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Dayoc accepted the trophy for... Read more
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DW
Moon Jae-in faces tightrope act in China over North Korea |with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials. Moon and X
DW / Posted 2 hours ago
with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials. Moon and Xi last met on the sidelines of this year's ASEAN summit, which took place in November in the Philippines' capital Manila. The South Korean leader's four-day China trip... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elections won't change stable business climate in Malaysia: Treasury Secretary-General- all these things will help sustain economic growth," said Mr Irwan. "Going f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
- all these things will help sustain economic growth," said Mr Irwan. "Going forward we need to work as a team in the ASEAN region, because we have a lot of potential in ASEAN. If we work together, we can bring the whole ASEAN to the next... Read more
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Eye Witness News
5 ways to make global e-commerce easier for everyoneA regional market could also help small businesses pilot export models. The As
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
A regional market could also help small businesses pilot export models. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been collaborating on digital integration since 2000. Good progress has been made in some areas, such as on trade... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Standhardinger, ABL coach downplay Fil-German's big 40-18 gameChristian Standhardinger and his Hong Kong Eastern head coach Edu Torres didn’t
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Christian Standhardinger and his Hong Kong Eastern head coach Edu Torres didn’t want to talk about the former’s mammoth ASEAN Basketball League performance against Mono Vampire last week. It’s not that it wasn’t commendable. Heck,... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -LAPA trade development director, has recommended to maximize Subic’s potential
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 7 hours ago
LAPA trade development director, has recommended to maximize Subic’s potential to be the next cruise ship playground in the ASEAN region, not only by increasing cruise ship arrival and port revenues, but also by developing downstream industries like... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administra- tion (OWWA). Duterte attended the
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 7 hours ago
of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administra- tion (OWWA). Duterte attended the Kapam- pangan Food Festival at the nearby ASEAN Convention Center earlier before heading to this airport with Labor Secretary Silves- tre Bello III. A total of 39... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Terror in the Philippinesthere had been a "clamor from the public" for such action. More likely, Duterte
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
there had been a "clamor from the public" for such action. More likely, Duterte put the killing on pause to get through the ASEAN summit, and now that the leaders have gone home without much criticism of his drug war, he has decided to resume the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia is brightest hope for democracy in Asean says parliamentarians, expertsthe rapid decline of democratic values and institutions across member states of
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 hours ago
the rapid decline of democratic values and institutions across member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) bloc. Cambodia’s Mu Sochua – Vice-President of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) which was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH trade deficit widens to record $2.845 billion in Octobergreater trade facilitation and recently signed free trade agreements in which t
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
greater trade facilitation and recently signed free trade agreements in which the Philippines was part of, such as the Asean-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement as well as the Asean-Hong Kong Investment Agreement, “Philippine exports will likely... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Axiata appoints new directoragencies will also contribute to Axiata's national agenda and bring meaningful
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 hours ago
agencies will also contribute to Axiata's national agenda and bring meaningful economic contribution to all our markets in ASEAN and South Asia." Axiata is one of the largest Asian telco companies, and operates in 10 countries, servicing over 320... Read more
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Sun Star
Only 18 tech skills available in Davao RegionJr. said the training standards for these technical skills are patterned after
Sun Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Jr. said the training standards for these technical skills are patterned after the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) and world standards just that the Level 5 of the Philippines may be able to compete with that of the other... Read more
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Sun Star
Visayas-Mindanao skills contest opensTesda Davao Region regional director Gaspar Gayona said. The areas of competit
Sun Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Tesda Davao Region regional director Gaspar Gayona said. The areas of competition were adopted and aligned with the Asean Skills Competition standards such as automotive technology, beauty therapy, cooking, electrical installation,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Currency frameworks to complement close partnership — BNMdirect investments have taken shape. “We expect this to be strengthened furthe
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 hours ago
direct investments have taken shape. “We expect this to be strengthened further, supported by the strong growth of intra-ASEAN trade, which contributed US$521 billion or 23.5 per cent of total trade in 2016,” he added. He said last year,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Decker & Co. hosts Cirtek Holdings PH in non-deal US roadshowCirtek has a strong sales presence in the U.S. and is seeking to extend its rea
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
Cirtek has a strong sales presence in the U.S. and is seeking to extend its reach in Latin America and Asia, especially ASEAN countries. Decker & Co. is the leading Asia specialist brokerage based in the U.S. and will soon be the only boutique... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU to resume political contact 'at all levels' with Thailand: statementafter China and Japan. Thailand is the EU's third-largest trading partner in th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
after China and Japan. Thailand is the EU's third-largest trading partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Thailand exported goods worth €19.6 billion (US$23.11 billion) to the EU in 2015, according to the European... Read more
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Sun Star
Ratings upgrade excites biz leadersatmosphere of ease in doing business, which unfortunately our country has slipp
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
atmosphere of ease in doing business, which unfortunately our country has slipped ranking back to the near bottom among ASEAN countries,” he added. “This sends a positive signal to investors eyeing opportunities in the Philippines and hopefully... Read more
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Business Standard India
India proposed $1 billion credit for connectivity with ASEAN: Nitin Gadkarifund of USD 77 million to develop manufacturing hubs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
fund of USD 77 million to develop manufacturing hubs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, he said. The minister said ASEAN and India have also agreed to establish a maritime transport working group among India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Celebs choose Marawi this ChristmasAndrea Torres. The rest were new and younger stars and, given the “Jagiya” set-
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Andrea Torres. The rest were new and younger stars and, given the “Jagiya” set-up, the network’s “imports” from the fellow-Asean nation, Alexander Lee and Andy Ryu, also had their moment on stage. “Baka mas pinili nilang mag-focus sa Marawi City... Read more
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Canberra Times
End-of-year deal on Indonesia Australia free trade agreement in doubtwill meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it i
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
will meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it is hoped the deal will be signed at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit to be held in Sydney in March next year, although some say even this is ambitious. Indonesian... Read more
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WA Today
End-of-year deal on Indonesia Australia free trade agreement in doubtwill meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it i
WA Today / Posted yesterday
will meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it is hoped the deal will be signed at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit to be held in Sydney in March next year, although some say even this is ambitious. Indonesian... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiayou? But it is good to see you in better mood these days. After having serenad
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
you? But it is good to see you in better mood these days. After having serenaded U.S. President Donald Trump and the ASEAN delegates, it looks as if you have gone into singing, perhaps to ease tension. Yes, we all saw your photo in the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Sportsthe 2017 Palarong Pambansa sepak takraw champion team, Guarino also competed, a
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
the 2017 Palarong Pambansa sepak takraw champion team, Guarino also competed, along with his sepak takraw teammates, in the ASEAN School Games in Singapore. Alagaban, a gymnast, was also a gold medalist during the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in Antique,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
End-of-year deal on Indonesia Australia free trade agreement in doubtwill meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
will meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it is hoped the deal will be signed at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit to be held in Sydney in March next year, although some say even this is ambitious. Indonesian... Read more
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The Age
End-of-year deal on Indonesia Australia free trade agreement in doubtwill meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it i
The Age / Posted yesterday
will meet the end-of-year deadline. Sources close to the negotiations say it is hoped the deal will be signed at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit to be held in Sydney in March next year, although some say even this is ambitious. Indonesian... Read more
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Sun Star
Creating an ‘innovation climate’scored well in the Global Innovation Index (GII), ranking fifth among seven mem
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
scored well in the Global Innovation Index (GII), ranking fifth among seven member-states of the Association of Southeast Asean Nations (ASEAN) and 73rd among 127 countries. According to Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) Senior... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Asean lawmakers see challenging year for human rights advocatesin the region, citing gross and blatant violations committed by some members of
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
in the region, citing gross and blatant violations committed by some members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), including the Philippines. The Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) released its statement in time for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Strengthening public and private partnership after AseanThe ASEAN chairmanship is successful because of the partnership between the pri
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
The ASEAN chairmanship is successful because of the partnership between the private and the public sectors. For us in the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, we have partnered with government agencies and private companies in order to stage the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Great expectations for ASEAN will meet internal contradictions in 2018SINGAPORE: In the Golden Jubilee year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: In the Golden Jubilee year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a generous accounting of its achievements this past year would call its track record a mixed one at best. Looking at the three biggest 2017 security issues... Read more
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Sun Star
A glimpse of the 6th Asean Jamboreethere were some hitches when it started, but after that... it was one grand eve
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
there were some hitches when it started, but after that... it was one grand event where the Boy Scouts from nine Asean countries, including the Philippines, as well as those of Sri Lanka, East Timor, Nepal, Netherlands, Maldives, Macau,... Read more
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dna
The economic centre of gravitylives within this circle. Known as the Valeriepieris circle, it hosts 21 countr
dna / Posted 2 days ago
lives within this circle. Known as the Valeriepieris circle, it hosts 21 countries including China, India and the 10 in ASEAN. A little over half of the world’s 7.5 billion population lives within this circle. In recent years, this region and... Read more
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Sunday Observer
BOI targets US$ 1.36b FDIs this yearto USA have increased by 1.5% during January to October this year, compared to
Sunday Observer / Posted 2 days ago
to USA have increased by 1.5% during January to October this year, compared to the same period last year. Exports to the ASEAN region have grown substantially, by 45%, to US$ 400 million (compared to US$ 276 million last year). Exports to India... Read more
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The Manila Times
A diplomat’s rites (and cost) of passageof this major power rivalry, US President Donald Trump upon election called up
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
of this major power rivalry, US President Donald Trump upon election called up President Duterte. And during the recent Asean summit in Manila, Digong and Donald shook hands like long lost brothers. On the Unclos arbitral award, President... Read more
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The Manila Times
The brutal wages of Mr. Aquino’s Social Darwinismbusiness put up in Central Luzon by the largest Thai conglomerate, the CP, whic
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
business put up in Central Luzon by the largest Thai conglomerate, the CP, which is controlled by the richest man in the Asean region. Smuggling of agricultural commodities, from rice to the various meat products, surged to unprecedented levels... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bright prospects aheadgiving reassurance that the US is solid in its commitment to the region and the
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
giving reassurance that the US is solid in its commitment to the region and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Likewise, the rapport between President Trump and President Duterte further reaffirmed and strengthened the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
HK coach lauds Standhardinger’s toughness: ‘He’s a brave guy’Kong Eastern Sports Club, coach Edu Torres lauded the Heritage Import’s toughne
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Kong Eastern Sports Club, coach Edu Torres lauded the Heritage Import’s toughness through the first three games in the 2018 Asean Basketball League. “The way he faces every game, he’s a brave guy. That’s impressive to me,” the Spanish mentor... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Standhardinger delivers ‘out of this world’ performance for Hong KongChristian Stanhardinger goes up for a shot during Hong Kong Eastern’s game vs M
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Christian Stanhardinger goes up for a shot during Hong Kong Eastern’s game vs Mono Vampire in the ASEAN Basketball League. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BANGKOK — Coming into the 2018 ASEAN Basketball League with tons of fanfare, Christian Standhardinger is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Once bleeding billions, how Philips reinvented itself for the digital ageheart rate, temperature and weight, using devices at home. The data is automat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
heart rate, temperature and weight, using devices at home. The data is automatically sent to the HQ, where Philips Asean Pacific’s general manager for health systems, Mr Diederick Zeven, and his team monitor the patients’ health status. If... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte: War on drugs to continue until 2022be a policy until the dying days of my presidency or my life,” Mr. Duterte told
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
be a policy until the dying days of my presidency or my life,” Mr. Duterte told business and civic leaders gathered at the Asean Convention Center here. Enslaved to narcotics ADVERTISEMENT Mr. Duterte said there were four million drug addicts in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Group hits Senate version of tax reformdown the personal income tax rates under the first tax reform package will make
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
down the personal income tax rates under the first tax reform package will make the Philippines competitive with its Asean neighbors, the Department of Finance said Friday. However, a civil society group claimed that passing the measures in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte pitches Clark as next destination for businessMr. Duterte said on Thursday at the start of the celebration of the 446th found
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Mr. Duterte said on Thursday at the start of the celebration of the 446th founding anniversary of Pampanga province at the Asean Convention Center here. Clark consists of the 4,440-hectare Clark Freeport and 28,479-ha Clark Special Economic Zone... Read more
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The Manila Times
DoF cites progress on regional taxation dealsare inching closer to the goal of strengthened cooperation among the members of
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
are inching closer to the goal of strengthened cooperation among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the Finance department said. In a report to Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd, the department;s Domestic Finance Group... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ASEAN moves tax pacts forwardMANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has ma
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made substantial progress in the discussions to strengthen the region’s cooperation on tax matters, the Department of Finance (DOF) said yesterday. In a report to Finance... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Laila Ulao Best Actress in 1st ASEAN-China FilmfestMANILA, Philippines — Laila Ulao (photo) won Best Actress for Women of the Weep
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Laila Ulao (photo) won Best Actress for Women of the Weeping River in the First ASEAN-China Film Festival held in Malaysia on Dec. 4. The film’s director, Sheron Dayoc, received the award on Ulao’s behalf. Ulao won Best Actress... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Balangiga bells are more than just bellsmany years had gone by. But Filipinos led by Duterte were polite hosts of the
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
many years had gone by. But Filipinos led by Duterte were polite hosts of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. Balangiga had already made its point – the bells will forever remind the world of Filipino bravery. Meanwhile... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Standhardinger unloads 40 pts as HK trims Thai 540 points and hauled down 17 rebounds to power Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club pa
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
40 points and hauled down 17 rebounds to power Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club past Thailand’s Mono Vampire,112-105, in the Asean Basketball League last night at Mono 29 Studio in Bangkok. In a dominating performance, Standhardinger made 15 of his... Read more
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Sun Star
May the Best Design wincomplex that could serve as venue for both conventions as well as other sports
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
complex that could serve as venue for both conventions as well as other sports and entertainment activities. With the Asean Summit to be held in Cebu in 2006, the megadome would have been an ideal venue for the important gathering of... Read more
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Business Wire
Irial Finan to Retire from Coca-Cola; Calin Dragan to Take Leadership of Bottling Investments Groupand President of Bottling Investments Group, or BIG. Calin Dragan, who currentl
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
and President of Bottling Investments Group, or BIG. Calin Dragan, who currently serves as Regional Director for BIG’s ASEAN (Southeast Asia) and Middle East bottlers, will be promoted to lead BIG. Finan, who reports to President and CEO James... Read more
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