AMCHAM Thailand plans busy 2022

AMCHAM Thailand plans busy 2022

With More than 2,600 members representing over 600 American, Thai, and other international companies, the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM Thailand) is one of the country’s largest and most active business associations. Its Business Leaders 2022 Strategy meeting last month only served to highlight exactly how busy 2022 is going to be. Held […]

Cambodia’s 100% organic and sustainable IBIS Rice lands in the UK

It’s been more than a decade since a heritage strain of jasmine rice propelled Cambodia into the international spotlight, being judged the best rice in the world for three consecutive years. The entry of Cambodian IBIS Rice to the UK market means health conscious consumers there can now not only look after their own well-being, […]

Omicron puts brakes on Asia Pacific airlines recovery

Omicron puts brakes on Asia Pacific airlines recovery

Preliminary data from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) show that just 16.7 million international passengers were carried by its member airlines for the full calendar year 2021. The number represent just 4.4 per cent of international passengers carried in 2019, while offered seat capacity averaged 13.8 per cent of those in 2019. Passenger […]

GIZ & ILO establish Asian garment and textile sector hub aimed at driving change (video)

A collaboration between the German development agency, GIZ, and the International Labour Organization (ILO), has seen the establishment of an online platform aimed at developing a more sustainable future for the global garment and textile sector. Asia Garment Hub (www.asiagarmenthub.net) is intended to be one-stop-shop providing the latest news, insights, and resources affecting work practices […]

When American kids meet a durian (video)

When American kids meet a durian (video)

  Throughout Asia they are known as the “king of fruits” with the annual durian season  in each country eagerly awaited by their aficionados. However, while many can’t wait for their annual “fix”, for others the creamy custard-like texture, and pungent odour is something to be avoided at all costs. In fact, in many Southeast […]

IMF expects Singapore 2021 GDP to see record growth

IMF expects Singapore 2021 GDP to see record growth

After recording a 5.4 per cent fall in GDP in 2020 Singapore is set to roar out of the COVID-19 pandemic with one of the region’s strongest economies, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasting a Singapore 2021 GDP of 6.0 per cent. The forecast came after Article IV consultations with Singapore concluded as the […]

Welcome to Asean News Today

Welcome to Asean News Today

Welcome to Asean News Today. This website is now under the ownership of Asean Publishing. We will be making a few changes to the website over the next few weeks and transitioning to the new aseannewstoday.com url, but do not intend to remove the historical content. Our focus will remain on the Asean Economic Community. […]