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DPM: Asean accepts Malaysia's proposals to address transnational crime.

MANILA, Sept 20 — Malaysia's voice continues to be heard and respected as several proposal brought forth by the country at the 11th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime here were well accepted by the Asean member states....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lari laju, Thavanesvaran sumbang dua emas olahraga.

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 Sept — Kesusahan hidup yang dialami keluarganya menjadi motivasi buat atlet para olahraga negara S. Thavanesvaran untuk berjaya dalam sukan yang diceburinya sehingga berjaya meraih dua pingat emas pada Sukan Para Asean ...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Husband-wife set unprecedented record by contributing medals at third consecutive Asean Para Games.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — A husband and wife couple may have set an unprecedented record in local sports history by contributing medals at three consecutive ASEAN Para Games. Muhammad Hafiz Abu Bakar and his wife Siti Noor Lasah Mohamad Ariffin...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chinese company Tengoen unveils several armed UAVs.

Chinese company Tengoen unveiled a series of armed reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles at the 14th China–ASEAN Expo in Nanning from 12 to 15 September, including two fixed-wing and two vertical take-off and landing UAVs. One of the platforms displayed in the southern Chinese

- Jane’s - US

Asean lawmakers blocked from visiting De Lima in jail.

Asean lawmakers blocked from visiting De Lima in jail...

- MENAFN - JO

Anifah: Asean can become 'IS haven' with mismanagement of Rohingya.

M'sia and its neighbours might bear brunt of serious instability in region, says minister.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Malaysian cyclists bag four gold medals at Asean Para Games.

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 ― Malaysian cyclists clinched four of the seven gold medals up for contention in the road events of the Asean Para Games at Dataran Putrajaya today. Among the medallists are Lim Tao Keong in individual time trial ―...

- The Malay Mail - MY

China hopes to 'energise' relations with Singapore, Asean, Li Keqiang tells Lee Hsien Loong.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang welcomed Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Beijing on Tuesday, saying he hoped to “inject new energy” into China’s ties both with the city state and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Singapore will assume chairmanship of the 10-member trade bloc next ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Khairy calls on Malaysians to support national para athletes.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has called on members of the public to come to the venues of the 9th Asean Para Games to support national athletes in hunting for 103 gold medals. He said the presence...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysia add another eight gold medals on second day of track and field events.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Athletics contributed another eight gold medals to Malaysia's overall medal tally on the second day of the 9th Asean Para Games track and field events at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, here today. The eight...

- The Malay Mail - MY

DPM arrives in Manila for Asean meetings.

MANILA, Sept 19 — Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here today for the 11th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime and Related Meetings. The Deputy Prime Minister who is heading the Malaysian delegation, arrived at...

- The Malay Mail - MY

ASEAN human rights delegates barred from visiting De Lima

Two delegates from the ASEAN Parliament for Human Rights on Tuesday said they were barred from visiting Senator Leila de Lima in her detention cell inside Camp Crame, main headquarters of the Philippine National Police .

- GMA News - PH

Alvarez urges ASEAN solons to translate AIPA resolutions into policies

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez called on his fellow ASEAN lawmakers to translate the resolutions they adopted in the AIPA General Assembly into actual policies.

- GMA News - PH

Six Para Games top guns: It's all in the family

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Family was the mantra of the day as Malaysia opened its Asean Para Games track and field competition with six gold medals. Siti Noor Radiah Ismail, Rio paralympics women's T20 long jump...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysian athletics team win six gold medals on first day of competition

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — The Malaysian athletics team made a fruitful harvest on the first day of track and field events of the 9th Asean Para Games by winning six gold medals at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, here today. Rio...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Thailand upset defending champions Malaysia 2-1 in opening match

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Defending champions Malaysia suffered a major blow to their hopes of retaining the gold medal after losing 1-2 to arch rival Thailand in their opening preliminary match of the 9th Asean Para Games 5-a-side football...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysia para-cycling team makes clean sweep of 12 gold medals on offer

NILAI, Sept 18 — The Malaysia para-cycling team turned heads again with their clean sweep of 12 gold medals at the Asean Para Games. The para-cycling squad finished their campaign by winning all five gold medals contested at the National...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Khairy: Atlet para jadi inspirasi, pecah 'tembok' mustahil

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 Sept — Sukan Para Asean bukan sekadar suatu pertandingan sebaliknya ia temasya bagi meraikan tekad dan semangat kemanusiaan, kata Menteri Belia dan Sukan Khairy Jamaluddin. Beliau berkata dengan impak tinggi kalangan atlet...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Six teenagers seek help for porn addiction every week: Nimhans

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences sees at least five to six youngsters between the ages of 15 years and 20 years addicted to pornography in a week. According to a study conducted by the institute published in ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry last year, teenagers from the age of 13 are addicted to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

PM declares Asean Para Games KL2017 open

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight officially declared the 9th Para Asean Games Kuala Lumpur 2017 open at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil here. Najib arrived at 8.20pm accompanied by his wife Datin...

- The Malay Mail - MY

APG KL2017: Basikal sapu bersih tujuh pingat emas

NILAI, 17 Sept — Kontinjen negara menyapu bersih tujuh pingat emas yang ditawarkan di Velodrom Nasional pada hari pertama Sukan Para Asean ke-9 Kuala Lumpur 2017 yang membuka tirainya hari ini. Walaupun upacara perasmian hanya...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Muhammad Afiq contributes two gold medals in Asean Para Games track cycling

NILAI, Sept 17 — National para cyclist Muhammad Afiq Afify Rizan has contributed two gold medals to the national contingent on the first day of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games at the National Velodrome, here today. Muhammad...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Can PM's boast of global standing stand up to scrutiny?

COMMENT | Talk is cheap - let Najib pass the Rohingya test with China and Asean.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Cycling delivers first golds in Asean Para Games

NILAI, Sept 17 — Hosts Malaysia got off to a golden start at the Asean Para Games today, with cyclist Adi Raimie Amizazahan bagging the country's first gold medal of the biennial championship. Adi beat compatriot Yusof Hafizi Shaharudin to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Does an ASEAN Agreement Mean Progress for RCEP?

Despite some steps forward, familiar challenges remain.

- The Diplomat - US

ASEAN's New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears

The enhanced system represents a step forward for regional cooperation.

- The Diplomat - US

Thai govt lauded for stance on aid

Academics and representatives of the Rohingya community in Thailand have applauded the government's decision to support Asean's role in providing humanitarian aid to Rohingya people in Myanmar suffering violence.

- BangkokPost - TH

Fans urged to use public transportation to watch Asean Para Games opening ceremony

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — Fans, supporters and members of the public heading to the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil to watch the 9th Asean Para Games opening ceremony on Sunday have been urged to use public transportation to avoid traffic...

- The Malay Mail - MY

To solve regional problems ASEAN should include communities

ASEAN should improve the accreditation process for civil society organisation to support more community-based activities that can help solve regional problems. This is important because the complex requirements to get formal accreditation and the association's strict controls over access to participate in regional meetings ...

- The Conversation - UK

Canada, China, Oz too restrict Indian techies

The report comes at a time when India is seeking a permanent agreement for trade facilitation in services. Separately, it is pushing for liberal rules in Asean and other countries such as China, Australia and New Zealand, under the regional comprehensive economic partnership agreement, which will create one of the ...

- Times Of India - IN

AirAsia launches new route to Nha Trang

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — AirAsia Bhd continues to widen its Asean connectivity with the inaugural flight of its new route to Nha Trang, Vietnam, that flies daily directly from Kuala Lumpur. In a statement today, AirAsia said the maiden flight...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Government backs Asean help for Rohingya

Thailand has expressed its support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

- BangkokPost - TH

Not only US, others restrict Indian IT pros too

The report comes at a time when India is seeking a permanent agreement for trade facilitation in services. Separately, it is pushing for liberal rules in Asean and other countries such as China, Australia and New Zealand, under the regional comprehensive economic partnership agreement, which will create one of the ...

- Times Of India - IN

Indonesia races against its ASEAN neighbours, but science needs more collaboration

Studies find the 21st century has seen more articles written by teams. Shutterstock.comAfter outnumbering Thailand in academic publications for the first time, Indonesia is upbeat that it will catch up with its more productive neighbours, Singapore and Malaysia, in 2019. However, in 21st century, the science world needs ...

- The Conversation - UK

Trump to Visit Korea on Asia Tour in November

U.S. President Donald Trump may visit Korea during his Asia tour in November as he attends regional summits."Washington and Seoul discussed Trump making a stop in Korea when he visits China in November," a Cheong Wa Dae official said Wednesday.Trump will attend the ASEAN summit on Nov. 10-11 and the...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

As tensions mount over North Korea and South China Sea, does Asia needs a new diplomatic forum?

The escalation in tensions around North Korea and the dominance of the US and China in reaching a resolution underscore the need for a stronger multilateral framework in Asia, said the project director of an Asia Society Policy Institute report calling for a new approach to economic and security issues in the region. The ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Trump to Visit Korea on Asia Tour in November

U.S. President Donald Trump may visit Korea during his Asia tour in November as he attends regional summits"Washington and Seoul discussed Trump making a stop in Korea when he visits China in November," a Cheong Wa Dae official said Wednesday. Trump will attend the ASEAN summit on Nov. 10-11 and the...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Give Asia a stronger multilateral forum for thrashing out regional issues, report urges

The escalation in tensions around North Korea and the dominance of the US and China in reaching a resolution underscore the need for a stronger multilateral framework in Asia, said the project director of an Asia Society Policy Institute report calling for a new approach to economic and security issues in the region. The ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Asean unites on illegal wildlife trade

Authorities from 10 Asean members and China have pledged to join forces to combat the illegal wildlife trade.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai links set to boost trade with Cambodia

The Cambodian Commerce Ministry has committed to joining up with the Thai embassy in Phnom Penh to build a favourable business and investment climate between the Asean neighbours.

- BangkokPost - TH

Critics using 1MDB to sabotage economy, Najib tells US-Asean businessmen

PM urges US industry captains to ignore opposition's 'noise' and evaluate Malaysia's rosy figures.

- Malaysiakini - MY

New ASEAN Cyber Drill Kicks Off in Vietnam

Another iteration of an exercise among Southeast Asian states and their dialogue partners got underway this week.

- The Diplomat - US

US firms bullish on Asean despite TPP exit

WASHINGTON: American business enthusiasm in Southeast Asia is bent but far from broken even as the region grapples with a new trade framework and less US government involvement, according to a survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.

- BangkokPost - TH

Look south to Asean to tap the digital future of the world’s seventh-biggest economic bloc

As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations turns 50 this year, the economic strides that have made the regional bloc the world’s seventh-largest economy will set it up for sustained growth, increased prosperity and exciting prospects for the next half century. Technology, and how it will continue to change the way ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Malaysia-Philippines Meeting Puts ASEAN Subregional Cooperation in the Spotlight

A recent interaction was an important reminder of the efforts being made by both sides to address cross-border issues.

- The Diplomat - US

Can a North Korea Nightmare Fuel South Korea's ASEAN Dream?

Seoul is intensifying its outreach towards Southeast Asia.

- The Diplomat - US

A New ASEAN Trilateral Terrorism 'Task Force'?

A closer look at Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's recent suggestion.  

- The Diplomat - US

New Philippines Radar System Spotlights US-ASEAN Maritime Security

A new system transferred by Washington highlights its continued focus on enhancing regional maritime security in Southeast Asia.

- The Diplomat - US

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