Michael Pulch, the European Union's Ambassador to Singapore, doesn't believe Greece's troubled economy will impact bilateral trade between Europe and Asia.» Read More
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6- Southeast Asian nations have yet to agree a concluding statement at a regional meeting in Malaysia because of wrangling over how to refer to the disputed South China Sea, Singapore's foreign minister said on Thursday. The delay is a sign of the divisions within the Association of South East Asian Nations in dealing with China's...
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5- China has halted reclamation work in the South China Sea, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday, at a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers where the disputed waters have taken center stage. China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed to speed up consultations on a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, the...
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5- China has stopped construction in the South China Sea, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday, at a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers where the disputed waters have taken center stage. China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed to speed up consultations on a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, the...
Syed Hamid Albar, former Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, says countries such as Malaysia should allow asylum seekers to land on their shores before a serious humanitarian problem emerges.
Sandra Seno-Alday, lecturer at the University of Sydney, highlights some challenges for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 26- Malaysian police have arrested 12 people linked to the militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack several locations in and around the capital, which is hosting the ASEAN summit. Security had already been heightened in Kuala Lumpur where leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations arrived on...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 26- The Philippines called on its Southeast Asian neighbours to unite in urging China to halt reclamation of land in the South China Sea, but the call failed to raise widespread support ahead of a regional summit. China claims 90 percent of the South China Sea, which is believed to be rich in oil and gas. In a speech to foreign ministers ahead of the...
Teresita Sy-Coson, vice chairman of SM Investments Corporation, says awareness of regional integration will likely begin in 2015, but the completion of the ASEAN Economic Community may need time.
For investors, Cambodia boasts of positive factors like political stability, low inflation and a stable exchange rate, says the country's Minister of Commerce, Sun Chanthol.
Gao Hucheng said on the sidelines of China's annual session of parliament that China would work hard to wrap up talks for the RCEP, or Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, before the end of this year. RCEP, which comprises of the 10- nation ASEAN club plus six others- China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand- is a Beijing- backed trade...
China's expansion of its oil operations is only part of the reason behind its rising conflict with Vietnam.
Stephen Chang, Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains why Indonesian bonds look attractive.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Hozefa Topiwala, ASEAN Equity Strategist and Head of Singapore Research at Morgan Stanley, says Indonesia is the bank's least preferred market within the ASEAN region.
Curtis Chin, Managing Director, RiverPeak Group and former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank says the U.S needs to do more than just diplomatic or defense efforts.
U.S President Obama's decision to cancel his scheduled trip to Asia this weekend risks undermining the country's standing with regional allies.
Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.
As ASEAN countries prepare to face up to the challenge of more competition, CNBC's Martin Soong got some answers from Wai Phyo, Managing Director of Yathar Cho, Myanmar's largest instant noodle maker.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that North Asian economies are safe havens right now amid the sell-off in emerging markets.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group discusses the benefits of expanding into Qianhai, Shenzhen.