Thailand to lead Asean with creativity, complementarities and continuity (video)

A briefing of foreign diplomats in Bangkok yesterday on Thailand’s coming year as chair of Asean was told the community needs to re-think its strategies and approaches if it is to remain relevant and central to the region. Titled ‘Asean in 2019: Thailand’s Chairmanship’, Thailand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Don Pramudwinai, told the briefing that […]

Cambodia moves to stabilise cryptocurrency market… with ban

Cambodia moves to stabilise cryptocurrency market… with ban

Cambodia regulatory authorities earlier this week issued a statement banning the trade and use of cryptocurrencies in the kingdom… while it writes the rules for their use. A  joint statement issued on June 19 by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC), and the General-Commissariat of National Police […]

Thailand English-language News For June 15, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for June 15, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:39 | The refurbishment of the Great Victory Chariot which will be used to transport the urn of the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej during his cremation ceremony in October is continuing at a steady rate. 02:00 | Representatives from the European-Asean Business Alliance (EABA) […]

ADB Told to Focus on Infrastructure Development, Climate, Food Security

ADB Told to Focus on Infrastructure Development, Climate, Food Security

More than a third of respondents to a poll* conducted by the Asian Development Blog, a social media communications tool of the bank of the same name, has told it to focus on infrastructure development financing in the year ahead. Infrastructure development topped a list that included climate finance, food security, access to credit for […]