ASEAN Day by Day: February 2013

28 February

Brunei

182 religious school students awarded

Vietnam

Nation wants deeper ties with South Korea, says Vice President

Indonesia

1st Russian-made Sukhoi jet delivered to Indonesia

Cambodia

Direct flights set for all ASEAN this year

Laos

Ministry joints hands with Korea firm bring e-learning to math students

Malaysia

Mobile mart to bring goods to the people

Singapore

Cigarettes without new duty paid mark illegal from March 1

Thailand

Health plans for foreigners under review

Philippines

SM-related stocks boost PSEi

 

27 February

Brunei

Russian reception to mark Defender of Fatherland Day

Vietnam

Viet Nam affirms policy of respecting human rights

Indonesia

RI diaspora expected to do more for Indonesia

Cambodia

Trade with Vietnam grows

Myanmar

Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives delegation of US Chamber of Commerce

Singapore

Rise and shine campaign to help parents raise healthier kids

Thailand

Yingluck to 'consider' ivory trade ban

 

26 February

Brunei

Brunei reps attend meet on designing correctional facilities

Vietnam

Nation excited by future potential of Laos friendship

Indonesia

Award to inspire communities in poverty eradication

Cambodia

Villagers may get land titles

Laos

Senior officials prepare for 6 th CLMV

Malaysia

Briefing on Visit Malaysia Year

Myanmar

President U Thein Sein arrives Oslo, Norway

Singapore

Budget 2013: Income tax rebates for both individuals and companies

Thailand

Gold prices up 200 baht

Philippines

Gov’t readies priority bills to boost investment

 

25 February

Brunei

Defence issues tackled at S'pore forum

Vietnam

Viet Nam offers to host IPU Assembly in 2015

Indonesia

Habibie: Students organizations stay neutral

Cambodia

EU puts funds toward women’s rights project

Laos

Second Nam Ngum bridge is 60% built

Malaysia

NST copies for 6 schools

Myanmar

Senior officers study hosting of ASEAN Summit

Singapore

SPD to hold televised charity show to raise funds

Thailand

New oil, gas drilling licences mid-year

Philippines

PH plans exportation of high-quality rice

 

24 February

Brunei

National Day brings back memories, hopes for senior citizens

Indonesia

SBY urges voters to exercise their franchise

Malaysia

NSTP treat for old folk

Myanmar

Union NPED Minister discusses Japan-Myanmar Consortium for overall bilateral cooperation

Singapore

Association of Small and Medium Enterprises hits out at Workers' Party population paper

Thailand

Govt braced to weather power woes

Philippines

5 Oil firms to slash prices of petroleum products Monday

 

23 February

Brunei

Muslims should be grateful for peace, harmony and prosperity of Brunei

Vietnam

Viet Nam prepares to host 19th AEM Retreat in March

Indonesia

Only a few hopefuls can enter presidential race: Analysts

Laos

Laos, Serbia further enhance cooperation

Malaysia

Govt allocates RM15mil for school repairs and recreational facilities

Myanmar

President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to King of Brunei

Thailand

PM may seek Malaysian role in peace process during KL visit

Philippines

Tree planting as an innovative solution to broader societal problems

 

22 February

Brunei

9 Indonesian delegates visit Kg Kapok

Vietnam

National Guard Force receives Ho Chi Minh Order

Indonesia

Workers’ skills should not decide wages

Камбоджа

Fantomes du Cambodge: A vanishing colonial legacy

Laos

Health Ministry warns nationals poultry flu

Malaysia

Malaysia food and spices sell well at Malaysian winter market in New York

Myanmar

Myanmar Institute of Information Technology (MIIT) to be opened in Mandalay

Singapore

Singapore's first coal-burning utility plant now operational

Thailand

Technology theme park planned

Philippines

PH needs reforms to sustain growth

 

21 February

Brunei

Recipients grateful for new homes

Vietnam

Siemens donates equipment to hospital

Indonesia

KNPT wants stronger regulations on tobacco

Камбоджа

Keeping our languages alive

Malaysia

Sea World theme park for Malacca

Myanmar

President U Thein Sein holds talks with Serbian FM and party

Singapore

Singapore's leap into the space industry

Thailand

Car exports rise in January

Philippines

Mining ban stays, says S. Cotabato governor

 

20 February

Brunei

Conference aims to aid Science teachers

Vietnam

Computerised civil service exams urged

Indonesia

Govt told to restrict foreign ownership in mining industry

Камбоджа

Organisations push for disaster draft law

Malaysia

PSC adopts personal approach

Myanmar

Peace and stability guarantees regional development: Vice-President

Singapore

Digital Life Awards: Samsung, Canon the big winners

Thailand

IBank denies 'crash' speculation

Philippines

Ceza eyes reexport of some 600 used cars

 

19 February

Brunei

ASEAN chair urged to show skills as mediator

Vietnam

Two new research academies open

Indonesia

Indonesia to host Muslim-Christian leaders’ conference

Камбоджа

Provincial mission for British ambassador

Laos

Authorities urged to further develop telecom system

Myanmar

Vice-President U Nyan Tun receives Japanese delegation

Singapore

Four more foreign law firms allowed to practice here

Thailand

Housing sales up 3% in 2012

 

18 February

Brunei

Good money management critical to survival in business

Vietnam

Firms made to pay for investment errors

Cambodia

Questions follow on heels of hydropower dam Sesan 2 vote

Indonesia

New national school curriculum raises eyebrows

Myanmar

Education University grads to fill vacant teacher posts

Малайзия

More funding for Chinese school

Singapore

International dialogues must deliver real results to remain credible: Defence Minister

Philippines

Energy sector needs P774B investments

 

17 February

Vietnam

Binh Dinh looks to make fisheries key growth sector

Indonesia

Businessman Hary Tanoesoedibjo to join Hanura

Laos

Lao officials absorb two Human Rights Conventions

Myanmar

First India-Myanmar domestic arts show on 20-24 February

Малайзия

More RM45,000 homes to be built

Singapore

In place of bond, these scholars serve the community

Thailand

BoT: Property prices still manageable

Philippines

Importers seek release of “hot” cars in Port Irene

 

16 February

Brunei

Oil firm gets rig for drilling on Block L

Vietnam

City sets target of achieving high export turnover

Indonesia

House to bring Densus 88 to heel over human rights abuses

Laos

Lao Ambassador to Thailand visits Supanburi

Малайзия

'Making the law more relevant'

Myanmar

Specialists provide local people with free health care

Singapore

Singapore's first privately-run hawker centre opens for business

Philippines

Belgian group sets out to aid small Filipino entrepreneurs

 

15February

Brunei

Live within your means, get insurance

Vietnam

Viet Nam attends IFAD Annual meeting

Indonesia

Government has no intention of joining ‘currency war’

Cambodia

New biomass project in three Cambodian factories

Myanmar

Investment in education, the most profitable for the nation: President U Thein Sein

Malaysia

'Funds vital to water industry'

Thailand

Quick fixes urged to prevent bubble

Philippines

Local stock market closes higher

 

14February

Brunei

$2.12b in deposits insured by state

Vietnam

Viet Nam becomes largest investor in Laos

Indonesia

Japan’s Tokio Marine to expand business in Indonesia

Cambodia

Cambodia attracts Thai investment

Laos

Entrepreneurs need to improve products for AEC

Singapore

Singapore collaborates with Airbus Prosky to enhance air traffic efficiency

Thailand

IBM puts focus on four business areas

Philippines

Hot money breaches $1-B in Jan; highest since Nov 2010

 

13 February

Brunei

UNISSA workshop to produce quality researchers

Vietnam

Building material industry needs support to overcome economic difficulties

Indonesia

PKS installs new House deputy speaker after graft scandal

Cambodia

Copper statue for Norodom Sihanouk

Laos

National Steering committee meets to draft land policy

Malaysia

'Encourage use of mother tongue'

Singapore

KKL Enterprise donates another $1.6 million to needy students' meals

Thailand

Conergy signs power pact with Siam Solar

Philippines

Regional Development

 

12 February

Brunei

Industry reps see growing demand for postgraduate studies abroad

Vietnam

VietJet Air to offer sale promotion in April

Indonesia

Govt told to set up new oil and gas agency

Cambodia

King Sihamoni heads to China for medical check-up

Laos

Workers and employers meet at job fair

Малайзия

Educating parents 'more effective' in saving kids

Myanmar

Political stability and end of armed conflicts is prime importance for flourishing of democracy in the country

Thailand

Cabinet approves 2014 fiscal budget

Philippines

Stocks end higher in thin trade

 

11 February

Brunei

Building presence in Brunei after start up

Vietnam

Na Meo market - friendship bridge between Viet Nam, Laos

Indonesia

"I will remain focused on state duties," president says

RI, Holland partnership to tackle water leakage

Cambodia

Japanese interest growing

Myanmar

Ten-month countdown to Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship

Government and KIO agree to reduce ‘tension’, more talks

Thailand

Time for Thai banks to act

The impact of Asian leadership changes

Philippines

P1B investments for coal projects

Philippine president travels to rebel stronghold

 

10 February

Brunei

Brunei ideal spot for climate research

Vietnam

Vietnam hosts overseas New Year receptions

Vacant streets a relief from the chaos

Indonesia

Journalists tested on knowledge of Islam

Malaysia

PM meets Chinese leaders, Penang BN committee members

Singapore

Economic restructuring is of "utmost priority": Heng Swee Keat

Govt to examine its experience in Population White Paper

Philippines

Low Inflation To Sustain Growth

 

9 February

Brunei

StanChart forum tackles good business practices

Philippines

S&T Scholarships

Vietnam

VN seeks to send growth skywards in 2013

Indonesia

Sugar company expands to biofuel and electricity

Cambodia

Philippines eyes stronger economic ties with Cambodia

Myanmar

Myanmar, Malaysia sign MoU on science and technology cooperation

Тайланд

PM sees year of confidence creation

 

8 February

Vietnam

Commission amends regulations

Leaders visit PetroVietnam and armed forces as holidays approach

Indonesia

12 Sukhoi jets to fly Indonesia’s skies this year

Cambodia

Hospitality sector booked out for Lunar New Year

Malaysia

Timely disclosures, instead of throwing last minute bombshells, vital for investors

Myanmar

Diplomatic relations established between Myanmar and the Armenia

Singapore

Singapore's computer users safest in the world: Microsoft

Parliament endorses Population White Paper by a vote of 77 to 13

Thailand

Consumer confidence rises again

Philippines

Germany and the Philippines diffuse airport row, talk investments

 

7 February

Brunei

Regional publication seeks to put Brunei on world map

Brunei fully supports OIC aims

Indonesia

Cruise tourism shows great potential

Cambodia

Investors from Korea relocate to Cambodia

Laos

Laos, Thailand enhance cooperation on product quality checking

Myanmar

ADB to assist in Myanmar’s infrastructural development

Vietnam

VietinBank secures overseas funding

Singapore

Go for the maximum resources can support: Mah Bow Tan on foreign labour

 



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