Bangkok China und 14 weitere Länder haben sich auf den weltweit größten Handelsvertrag geeinigt - die Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
BANGKOK Although India pulled out at the last minute, China and 14 other countries agreed in Bangkok this week on plans for what could become the world's biggest trade agreement - the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
BANGKOK Tensions between the United States and China have given new impetus to a China-backed trade pact and there is a chance of major progress, if not final agreement, when Southeast Asian leaders meet in Bangkok this week, analysts say.
BANGKOK In the face of a strong baht that has been Asia's best performing currency this year, Thailand will further relax rules on capital outflows before the end of the year, the central bank governor said on Friday.
By Panu Wongcha-um, Panarat Thepgumpanat and Matthew Tostevin
MANILA Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher numbers given by critics.
Pierre Mambele was never credited with telling the story of Congo's never-ending crises. But the news would often have gone unheard without him.
BANGKOK More than 300 Thai pro-democracy demonstrators marched to the gates of the army headquarters in Bangkok on Saturday to call on soldiers to withdraw their support for the ruling junta.
BANGKOK The momentum of Thailand's economic growth has exceeded expectations and its recovery has become more broad-based, but monetary policy needs to remain accommodative, the central bank governor said on Wednesday.
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty metres apart. But their fortunes could not be more different.