Recent News Headlines : Southeast Asia Correspondent

BEIJING FLOATS IPO PLAN TO HELP TURN 'SILK ROAD' DREAM INTO REALITY


Photo iStock When it comes to twists and turns, China's grandiose Silk Road project is starting to resemble a theme park rollercoaster... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 68

CHINA'S LANDLOCKED 'PORT' IN KAZAKHSTAN DOESN'T NEED WATER TO SUCCEED


COSCO is a 49 percent owner of the Khorgos Gateway rail hub connecting Kazakhstan to China at a remote border area dividing the two countries... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 96

CHINA-BACKED AIIB MAY LAUNCH U.S. DOLLAR BOND BY END-JUNE


China-backed AIIB may launch U.S. dollar bond by end-June state media... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 210

32 MISSING, INCLUDING 30 IRANIANS, AFTER OIL TANKER AND BULK FREIGHTER COLLIDE IN CHINA


Chinese officials say 32 crew members from an Iranian oil tanker are missing after a collision in Chinas eastern coast... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 1121

TECH STOCKS LEAD ADVANCE AS DOLLAR EXTENDS DECLINE


The NASDAQ 100 Index climbed 1.8 percent, the biggest gain since Oct. 27... READ MORE

3rd January, 2018 336

MOTHER OF KABUL BLAST VICTIM: 'ISIL, WHY MY SON?'


Over the past two years, ISIL has claimed a growing number of attacks in certain areas of Afghanistan where its presence was previously rare... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 3040

AS U.S. SANCTIONS KEEP WESTERN BUSINESSES OUT OF IRAN, CHINA SEIZES THE OPPORTUNITY


China sees Iran as an important component of its One Belt, One Road program, connecting China to Europe via Asia... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 121

CHINA, PAKISTAN TO LOOK AT INCLUDING AFGHANISTAN IN $57 BILLION ECONOM


Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani speaks during a joint news conference after the 1st China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Dialogue in Beijing, China, December 26, 2017... READ MORE

26th December, 2017 1023

THE NEW GREAT GAME MOVES FROM ASIA-PACIFIC TO INDO-PACIFIC


India is a member of the China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB ... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 776

XI'S CHINA RISING, TRUMP'S AMERICA WANING


While Trump is picking fights with new and old adversaries, China is steadily expanding its spheres of influence... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 6529

ASIATIC CHEETAHS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION WITH ONLY 50 LEFT ALIVE


Lack of funding means extinction for the Asiatic cheetah, I'm afraid, the Iranian conservationist Jamshid Parchizadeh said... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 12559

BUT WE FOUND A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT CHINA!


Thanks to the China Public Diplomacy Association, CPDA, through the China Africa Press Centre, we were able to come over to China and spend 10 months... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 6

ALARMED AT INCREASING ROAD DEATHS, NATIONS IN WHO SEARO COMMITS TO INCREASE SAFETY MEASURES


A meeting on Accelerating Actions for Implementation of Decade of Actions for Road Safety was organized by WHO and Thailand in Phuket on Saturday... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 37

MATTIS ARRIVES IN CAIRO FOR MEETING WITH EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT


That assistance is linked to Egypt's 1979 peace treaty with Israel, and underpins a U.S.-Egyptian security relationship that is now mostly aimed at fighting terrorism... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 13

US DEFENCE SECRETARY JIM MATTIS EMBARKS ON VISIT TO MIDDLE EAST, W AFRICA, SOUTH ASIA


Mattis left US today to re-affirm the enduring US commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia, the Pentagon said... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 2

CHARITY SHOP CUSTOMERS LEAVE EMPTY-HANDED, REFUGEES BENEFIT


Customers at a new charity shop in London walk away empty-handed and any money they spend goes to assist refugees in Europe and the Middle East... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 9

200 BCM OF GAS PIPED TO CHINA FROM CENTRAL ASIA


The project creates a win-win situation while benefiting over 300 million Chinese, it has also created nearly 10,000 jobs in Central Asia... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 1

SHOULD JAPAN JOIN CHINA-LED AIIB TO STRENGTHEN INDIA TIES?


Both Indian Ocean rim countries and Southeast Asian countries want as much such money as possible to become available to them through a multilateral mechanism... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 45

AUSTRALIA CALLS FOR US ENGAGEMENT IN REGION AMID CHINA RISE


The United States has been the dominant power in our region throughout Australia's post-Second World War history... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 0

CHINA-LAOS RAILWAY PROJECT SET TO BE COMPLETE BY LATE 2021


Construction of the China-Laos railway, one of the key cooperation projects between the two sid... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 7

NOW PUTIN IS BEING ASKED TO BRING PEACE TO AFGHANISTAN


Russia has a significant role in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table, Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar told reporters in Moscow on Thursday... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 1398

HOW TURKEY, IRAN, RUSSIA AND INDIA ARE PLAYING THE NEW SILK ROADS


It connects Central Asia to Turkey with the Marmaray project in Istanbul and via the Caspian region... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 3803

DONALD TRUMP 'MISTOOK NEW ZEALAND PM FOR JUSTIN TRUDEAU'S WIFE'


This appeared to refer to the fact many took to the streets to protest after Donald Trump's unexpected election win... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 539

ABDULRAHMAN MAKES SHORTLIST FOR ASIAN PLAYER AWARD


HONG KONG Reuters - Reigning Asian Player of the Year Omar Abdulrahman has been named among the nominees for this year's award, the Asian Football... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 0

FROM BALI TO DA NANG, XI EXPANDS CHINA'S FOOTPRINTS IN ASIA-PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT


ENVISIONING ASIA-PACIFIC FUTURE To steer economic globalization or to dither in the face of challenges?... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 0

TRUMP CLAIMS 'AMERICA IS BACK' POST-ASIA TRIP


Trump on north korea what he said in asia... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 2096

FROM BALI TO DA NANG XI EXPANDS CHINAS FOOTPRINTS IN ASIA-PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT


From Bali to Da Nang, Xi expands China's footprints in Asia-Pacific development 1 - Chinadaily.com.cn... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 748

CARTOON COMMENTARY ON PRESIDENT XI'S SOUTHEAST ASIA TRIP (2):HIGHLIGHT DEVELOPMENT AND INJECT CONFIDENCE FOR ASIA-PACIFIC


Expounding his vision on the Asia-Pacific regional cooperation and the world development, Xi's speech seems farsighted, which reflects his concerns on global affairs... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 0

CARTOON COMMENTARY ON PRESIDENT XI'S SOUTHEAST ASIA TRIP (1)


APEC is the most influential economic cooperation mechanism with the highest level and widest fields in the Asia-Pacific region... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 0

TRUMP IN ASIA A VERY EPIC CHARM OFFENSIVE


In Manila, he grimaced while jostling with Southeast Asian leaders for an awkward cross-armed handshake that was captured in a group photograph... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 1452

Trending News Headlines : Southeast Asia Correspondent

PUTIN DENIES RUSSIA MEDDLING IN 2016 ELECTION


President Trump, visited Hanoi after taking part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit hosted by Vietnam this year... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 6434

TRUMP STARTS ASIA TRIP, TO WORK WITH CHINA TO PROMOTE PEACE, PROSPERITY[1]


Trump will start his 12-day Asia trip on Friday to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 5115

HOW THE USSR'S EFFORT TO DESTROY ISLAM CREATED A GENERATION OF RADICALS


They did, and by the '70s Islam had made a comeback in much of Central Asia... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 4532

GARENA REBRANDS AS SEA AFTER RAISING $550 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING


The shopping and online games company is staking out a spot as competition in Southeast Asian e-commerce intensifies, particularly in the largely untapped market of Indonesia... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 4029

CHINA PROTESTS US SHIP NEAR SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLAND


China has voiced discontent with the United States after an American warship sailed near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 3813

TRUMP HAS 'GREAT RELATIONSHIP' WITH DUTERTE


US President Donald Trump said he has a great relationship with Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, after a highly anticipated meeting in Manila... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 3714

INDIA KNOWS HOW TO END CRISIS


Indian home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday he believed the border standoff with China would end soon... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 3057

TRUMP AND XI BEGIN TALKS AFTER LAVISH WELCOME IN CHINA


Mr Trump is expected to raise how China can rein in North Korea's nuclear aims, an issue dominating his Asia tour... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 2537

TRUMP PRAISES CHINA AND BLAMES US FOR TRADE DEFICIT


But on the second day of his visit to Beijing as part of his 12-day tour of east Asia, the president struck a far softer tone... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 2281

TRANSASIA PILOT ACKNOWLEDGED CUTTING WRONG ENGINE CRASH REPORT SAYS


The report from the Aviation Safety Council in Taiwan also said that the pilot had failed a simulator test last year but passed a makeup exam... READ MORE

2nd July, 2015 2260

CHINA, RUSSIA TO PUSH FOR FREE-TRADE AREA IN ASIA-PACIFIC


President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin met during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in the South American city... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 2237

WANING US INFLUENCE IN ASIA ON DISPLAY AHEAD OF TRUMP VISIT


US Defense Secretary James Mattis' arrival in the Philippines on Monday could have been an opportunity to showcase America's importance in the region... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 2078

TRUDEAU SAYS HE HAD 'FIRM AND FRANK' TALK WITH PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES


Canada is not blemish-free when it comes to issues of human rights, trudeau said... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 2046

DONALD TRUMP IS ABOUT TO GO TO MANILA, AND THERE ARE HUGE PROTESTS


Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Manila to protest against US President Donald Trump, ahead of his visit to the Philippines... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 1675

CHINA HITS BACK AT US OVER SOUTH CHINA SEA CLAIMS


The Chinese government responded by saying that the US was not a party to the South China Sea issue ... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 1614

CHINESE TROOPS PATROL CONTROL LINE ON CHINA-INDIA BORDER


As of the end of July, there were still more than 40 Indian border troops and one bulldozer illegally remaining in the Chinese territory... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1582

TRUMP FACES HARD SELL ON NEW ASIA POLICY AT APEC SUMMIT


Trump had even planned to skip the East Asia Summit, a key gathering of Southeast Asian leaders in the Philippines on November 13... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 1059

TRUMP OFFERS TO BROKER DEAL TO RESOLVE SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTE


U.S. President Donald Trump offered to help resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea during a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart in Hanoi... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 967

GALA GLITZ MASKS ASIA'S TENSIONS AS TRUMP WINDS UP TOUR


U.S. President Donald Trump toasts with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during the gala dinner marking ASEAN's 50th anniversary in Manila, Philippines November 12, 2017... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 824

IS CENTRAL ASIA A 'HOTBED FOR EXTREMISM'?


As evidence, many cited a string of recent attacks carried out by individuals of Central Asian origin in Istanbul, Saint Petersburg and Stockholm... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 769

KENYA VOTE, AFGHANS MOURN, UK HATE CRIME


And Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of promoting regime change during its four-month blockade of Doha... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 768

DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIAS SON ATTACKS CROOKS OVER ASSASSINATION OF HIS MOTHER


And Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of promoting regime change during its four-month blockade of Doha... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 768

KENYA VOTE, AFGHANS MOURN, UK HATE CRIME


And Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of promoting regime change during its four-month blockade of Doha... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 768

THE TOKYO CAFE WHERE PATRONS PLAY WITH OWLS AS THEY SIP TEA


In pictures The Tokyo cafe where patrons play with owls as they sip tea... READ MORE

9th February, 2015 630

KYRGYZSTAN VOTES FOR NEW PRESIDENT IN HISTORIC ELECTION


Voters in the central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan are choosing a new president in an election that is unusual for the region because it is unpredictable... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 540

AT LEAST 5 POLICE SAID TO BE KILLED IN CHINA STABBING


Repeated calls to the Xinjiang government and public security departments were not answered... READ MORE

23rd September, 2015 501

TRUMP ASIA TOUR FOCUSES ON TRADE, NOT HUMAN RIGHTS


President Trump's abdication of human rights was front and centre at this Asean summit, leaving a big hole in that defence... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 500

US REVIVES TWO INFRA PROJECTS IN ASIA TO COUNTER CHINA'S OBOR, INDIA TO PLAY VITAL ROLE


India opposes one of the projects under the initiative as it runs through Gilgit and Baltistan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 434

CHINA SAYS IT WILL PROMOTE TRADE DEALS REGARDLESS OF TPP, RCEP DIRECTION


The statement follows U.S. President-elect Donald Trump saying he would withdraw the United States from the multi-country TPP that excludes China, putting RCEP... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 425

TRUMP KEEPS IT SIMPLE ON ASIAN TOUR - TRADE AND SOUTH KOREA. BUT WHERE IS THE STRATEGY?


Trump told Japan it can defend itself against North Korea and make him happy by closing the trade deficit in one ingenious move... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 384


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