Mother and Children cruising through Mahakam River, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Creator: Farish A. Noor. This image is licensed under Creative Commons License. As we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of ASEAN, and weigh its achievements – of which I believe there are many – the question arises as to whether a sense of common ASEAN identity.. read more →

Most of them cannot afford to prepare themselves for the wave of automation, or even worry about it. Quyen wakes up every day with the same routine: working until 6 p.m., rushing to her room to cook a quick meal with some vegetables and 150 grams of meat for both dinner and breakfast the next.. read more →

YOUNG people in Asean countries feel confident about success in their future, according to a survey commissioned by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The results were released alongside other presentations and findings on Southeast Asia on Friday during an international gathering in Cambodia. According to the survey, titled the Asean Youth Survey, 69 percent of.. read more →

US companies remain generally optimistic about business prospects in Asean, shows the annual Asean Business Outlook Survey by the US Chamber of Commerce and The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore). read more →

US companies remain generally optimistic about business prospects in Asean, shows the annual Asean Business Outlook Survey by the US Chamber of Commerce and The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore). In a poll of 471 senior executives representing US companies in all 10 Asean countries, 72 per cent reported that their companies’.. read more →