THE pace of financial integration in South-east Asia is "disappointing", but policymakers are intent on speeding things up, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon...

JUST because the Asean Economic Community (AEC) will be formed by the end of this year as planned does not mean that all issues will have been resolved by then, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has...

THE Asean Economic Community will be formed by the end of this year as planned, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday - but that does not mean that all issues will have been resolved....

SINGAPORE companies should focus on Asean economies such as Thailand and Indonesia that are most ready to gain from integration, and zoom in on sectors that tap the region's manufacturing and...

COUNTRIES in Asean should not let national interests get in the way of the regional grouping realising its full potential, Michael Pulch, European Union ambassador to Singapore, said on Thursday...

IN order to succeed in an integrated market, Asean countries must focus on areas where they have a natural competitive advantage, said Malaysian Minister in the Prime Minister's Department,...

A NEW website has been launched to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across South-east Asia to prepare for the launch of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) at the end of this year.

ASEAN MOVES

THE vision of an Asean Economic Community (AEC) by end-2015 is some way off from being realised, with many sectors still far from integrated today.

AS the Asean Economic Community's (AEC) 2015 deadline approaches, there are more detractors than supporters. The majority seems to feel that the initiative's deliverables - namely, an...

ASEAN was on Thursday described as not being ready for the single market it hopes to set up among its 10 members by year's end....