Chinese companies like Alibaba and Tencent will boost Southeast Asia's e-commerce market by bringing in their investments and technology, said Credit Suisse's head of emerging Asia economics, Santitarn Sathirathai.
China's domestic market reforms are already responding to U.S. concerns about trade flows, says Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank.
Santitarn Sathirathai of Credit Suisse speaks about the potential for e-commerce to take off in ASEAN.
SYDNEY, March 19- Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed during a weekend summit in Sydney to establish a regional infrastructure pipeline, Australia's foreign minister said, as the bloc seeks to balance rising Chinese influence. Australia, the United States, India and Japan have been seeking to establish a regional alternative to...
Andy Penn of Telstra also discusses some of the barriers faced by Australian businesses looking to engage more closely with the region.
Australia's relationship with ASEAN is "incredibly strong," says Scott Morrison, the treasurer of Australia.
SYDNEY, March 18- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia said on Sunday they held "grave concerns" about escalating tensions caused by North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. Australia is hosting ASEAN meetings this weekend, despite not being a member of the 10- nation bloc, as it seeks to tighten political and trade ties in the region...
ASEAN SAYS STRONGLY URGES NORTH KOREA TO' IMMEDIATELY AND FULLY' COMPLY WITH U.N.
ASEAN SAYS NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR AND BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAMMES THREATEN REGIONAL AND GLOBAL SECURITY.
ASEAN SAYS HAS GRAVE CONCERNS ABOUT ESCALATING TENSIONS IN THE KOREAN PENINSULA- SYDNEY COMMUNIQUE.
SYDNEY, March 16- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia reject protectionism, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Singapore counterpart said on Friday, amid fears about a possible trade war sparked by U.S. plans to raise tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. It is not a ladder to get you out of the low growth trap, it is a shovel...
*Singapore PM says China's rise divides ASEAN. *Australia to raise human rights with Myanmar, Cambodia. SYDNEY, March 16- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia reject protectionism and embrace free trade, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday.
Geoff Raby, former Australian ambassador to China, also compares the different approaches to solving trade issues.
*Australia to raise human rights with Myanmar, Cambodia. SYDNEY, March 16- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia reject protectionism and embrace free trade, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday. It is not a ladder to get you out of the low growth trap, it is a shovel to dig it much...
The current two-way trade volume between Australia and ASEAN is "nothing compared to the opportunity" available, says Christine Holgate of Australia Post.
NEW DELHI, Jan 25- The leaders of India and southeast Asia agreed on Thursday to boost their maritime ties at a summit in New Delhi, as they seek to balance the increasing weight of China across the region. New Delhi's push to expand economic ties with southeast Asia still trail those of China, whose trade with ASEAN was more than six times greater than India's in...
The 10-member ASEAN bloc needs to spend about $171 billion collectively between 2017 and 2025 to tackle growing cyber threats.
Cooperation and integration into global supply chains are crucial in determining Asian economic growth, the ADB's president said.
Canada must chart its own path on foreign affairs and is doing so by increased participation in Asia, says Brian Harding of the Center for American Progress.
Buoyed by China's plans to build a ubiquitous CCTV surveillance network, investors are pouring money into face ID start-ups.