Indonesia could be the ‘gateway’ to EV investments in ASEAN

Korean automobile manufacturer Kia displays the electric vehicle “EV6 GT-Line” during the 30th Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show in Tangerang on August 10, 2023. Yasuyoshi Chiba | Afp | Getty Images Indonesia’s EV-friendly policies have lured global investors to the country, but experts say they could also boost investments in Southeast Asia’s automotive industry more … Read more

China’s premier is on a allure offensive as ASEAN summit protests Beijing’s aggression

JAKARTA, Indonesia — In talks with Southeast Asian leaders Wednesday within the Indonesian capital, Chinese language Premier Li Qiang underscored his nation’s significance because the world’s second-biggest economic system and because the prime buying and selling associate of the area. Countering renewed alarm over Beijing’s aggression within the disputed South China Sea, Li cited China’s … Read more

ASEAN ‘at a loss for concepts’ on Myanmar disaster: ex-Indonesian minister

Myanmar migrant staff maintain a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi throughout the march to mark Worldwide Labor Day in Bangkok, calling for the employees rights and protesting towards the Myanmar navy authorities on Might 1, 2023. Sopa Photographs | Lightrocket | Getty Photographs Southeast Asian nations should undertake a cohesive place on Myanmar’s civil … Read more

ASEAN strikes nearer to financial unity with new regional funds system

Indonesian President Joko Widodo makes a speech throughout the Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Overseas Minister’s Assembly in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 14, 2023. Murat Gok | Anadolu Company | Getty Photos A brand new regional cross-border fee system not too long ago applied by Southeast Asian nations might deepen monetary integration amongst members, … Read more

China’s overseas minister to overlook ASEAN meet, deepening thriller over whereabouts

By Yew Lun Tian and Karen Lema (Reuters) -China’s overseas minister Qin Gang won’t attend a diplomatic gathering in Indonesia as anticipated this week, sources aware of the matter stated, extending an unexplained public absence that has lasted for greater than two weeks. Three sources aware of matter, who declined to be recognized as a … Read more

ASEAN leaders to sort out regional crises at tropical resort

LABUAN BAJO, Indonesia — A picturesque vacationer vacation spot will host crisis-weary Southeast Asian leaders with sun-splashed tropical islands, turquoise waters brimming with corals and manta rays, seafood feasts, and a hillside savannah crawling with Komodo dragons. The sunshiny setting is a stark distinction to the seriousness of their agenda. Indonesian President Joko Widodo picked … Read more