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ASEAN the next big fish for Vietnam’s seafood industry

Current focus is on the ‘Big 4’ – the US, China, Japan and South Korea, but this could change.

Vietnam cheers G7 for backing ASEAN on South China Sea dispute

Goal of keeping a clean marine environment only possible when cooperation is preserved, Vietnam PM tells summit.

Vietnam, Australia share concerns over regional maritime security

Leaders from the countries have agreed to boost cooperation to maintain regional peace in 2018.
May 24, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese labor productivity among lowest in Asia despite growth: report

Productivity is rising, but not as fast as wages, creating the risk of an economic imbalance.
May 10, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

US, China trade tensions a pressing concern for ASEAN: Singapore PM

'We are deeply concerned over the rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalization sentiments.'
April 29, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

World Bank raises East Asia's 2018 GDP outlook, but wary of trade war

Two thirds of Chinese goods on a US tariff hike list are made in a supply chain that stretches across the region, particularly in Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
April 12, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

ASEAN and Australia urge calm in East Sea

Leaders from ASEAN also agreed to work more closely to tackle the growing menace of violent extremism and radicalization.
March 19, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Southeast Asia, Australia 'gravely' concerned by North Korean weapons

North Korea has boasted of its plans to develop a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.
March 18, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Australia warns Southeast Asia of high-tech terror threat

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the use of the 'dark web' by extremists and other criminals was a spiralling problem.
March 17, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Rejecting protectionism, ASEAN and Australia commit to free trade

'Protectionism is a dead end,' Australian Prime Minister said.
March 16, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte to skip regional summit in Australia

He will not join fellow Southeast Asian leaders in Sydney, due to 'developments at home.'
March 05, 2018 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to increase environment tax on petroleum products

The tax hike would add $690 million to the state coffers if approved.
February 23, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

SE Asia ministers air concerns over Beijing's activities in disputed waters

China continued land reclamation even after talks began between their 10-member bloc and Beijing to agree a code of conduct.
February 06, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Illegal Vietnamese workers arrested in Thailand amid large-scale crackdown

The group said they were on their way home for Tet after they were discovered crammed in the back of a van.
February 06, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces 'cooling crisis'

Energy demand from Vietnam and its neighbors climbed 70 percent from 2000 to 2016.
January 29, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7
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