Search for Association of Southeast Asian Nations and
    1. beyondbrics

      December 11, 2014

      The gender gap in Asia Pacific: shrinking but not enough

      The World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender Gap Report, released last month, presented some interesting findings about...

    2. December 7, 2014

      Singapore: The ‘little red dot’ hopes to entice tourists south

      Singaporeans typically fly north to Hong Kong to shop, eat and behave in a more relaxed fashion than in their own polite,...

    Special Reports

    1. Foreign Exchange 2013

      After long months in the dark, currencies are coming back into the light...
    2. The Future of Nafta

      Nafta, the pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico, signed 20 years ago, set...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2014

      Indian consumer confidence in the Modi era

      Economists and investors have turned optimistic about the Indian economy since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over in New...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Guest post: Kyrgyzstan's dilemma over joining Russian-led customs union

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential By most accounts, Kyrgyzstan’s Dordoi Bazaar, which lies on the outskirts of the...

    3. The A-List

      November 19, 2014

      Obama's whirlwind Asia tour

        © Feng Li/Getty Images President Barack Obama’s recent trip across Asia was something of a whirlwind. He went to China for...

    4. November 11, 2014

      US divisions over Myanmar threaten to overshadow Obama visit

      A growing political battle over Myanmar’s transition from military rule threatens to overshadow President Barack Obama’s...

    5. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Five things you need to know about Asean - and they're not all good

      With China’s economy slowing, Japanese companies looking for an alternative to China due to political friction with Tokyo’s...

    6. November 4, 2014

      Philippines tycoon’s whisky deal highlights thirst for new markets

      If Andrew Tan has his way, the Philippine business tycoon will soon be offering drinkers in Scottish pubs a nip of...

    7. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand's crises

      By Daniel Gallucci, Asean Confidential How badly has Thailand’s economy been affected by a decade of political turmoil? A...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Israeli MP calls for new Palestine models | Naftali Bennett says notion of Palestinian state next to Israel...

    9. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      Malaysia revs up for re-run of "Asean car" dream

      The dream of an “Asean car” was first floated, in broad terms, by former prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, when...

    10. October 14, 2014

      Malaysia bourse to broaden offerings

      Bursa Malaysia, the southeast Asian country’s exchange, is moving to revive its almost defunct financial futures products by...

    11. October 9, 2014

      Three Malaysia lenders to swap shares in step towards merger

      Malaysia has taken the first step towards merging three of its biggest financial institutions to create the country’s...

    12. October 8, 2014

      US and European carmakers face hurdles in southeast Asia

      Few places in southeast Asia highlight the ambition driving western carmakers to sell vehicles in the region as well as the...

    13. October 6, 2014

      World Bank cuts China growth forecast

      China will not only fall short of its own target of about 7.5 per cent growth this year but will miss out on an...

    14. September 30, 2014

      Concern over Asean groups’ debt-fuelled acquisitions

      What do a chicken farmer, a brewer and an international shipping line have in common? All three are among the largest...

    15. September 30, 2014

      Singapore emerges as regional hub for intra-Asia renminbi commerce

      Ever since China gave its blessing to Hong Kong as the crucible for the internationalisation of the renminbi in 2004 a race...

    16. September 21, 2014

      Barings cautious about Singapore and Malaysia

      Soo Hai Lim, Barings’ Asian equities manager, is cautious about topping up his exposure to Singapore and Malaysia due to...

    17. September 8, 2014

      Asean chiefs fear rising protectionism

      The chief executives of some of the biggest companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have warned that...

    18. beyondbrics

      September 4, 2014

      Why is India losing the competitiveness race?

      India emerges from the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report as the sickest member of the BRICs. It is...

    19. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2014

      Malaysia says investors misjudge its debt woes

      Critics who slam Malaysia for spending beyond its means in racking up a level of household indebtedness that surpasses the...

    20. beyondbrics

      August 21, 2014

      Legal hodge-podge frustrates Asean harmonisation

      Of all the colonial legacies left by Britain, France and the Netherlands in Asia, one of the least talked-about – yet...

    21. August 10, 2014

      China says South China Sea tension exaggerated

      China rejected calls from the US and the Philippines for countries to refrain from “provocative actions” that would raise...

    22. August 5, 2014

      Thai unrest knocks GM off course in Asean

      General Motors said it was “struggling” in southeast Asia as the recent political upheaval in Thailand knocked sales,...

    23. July 28, 2014

      Cambodia: Wave of discontent

      At 29 years and counting, Hun Sen’s lengthy spell as leader of Cambodia ranks alongside only a handful of other fiercely...

    24. July 21, 2014

      Asean: Long on optimism

      When online travel search company Skyscanner wanted to expand in Asia, its management decided not to try China first, even...

    25. beyondbrics

      July 17, 2014

      Guest post: Thai consumer sentiment skyrockets since coup

      By Dan Gallucci, Asean Confidential General Prayuth Chan-ocha, leader of the May 22 coup d’état that returned Thailand yet...

    26. July 13, 2014

      Analysts query logic of Malaysia three-way bank merger

      Malaysia’s sleepy banking scene is not known for delivering surprises. But news last week that the country’s second-largest...

    27. July 10, 2014

      Malaysia raises interest rates as inflation causes concern

      Malaysia’s central bank has raised key interest rates for the first time in three years amid signs inflation is rising...

    28. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2014

      Opinion: a summit of Brics without straw

      If you’re an emerging market and there’s a geoeconomic grouping you’re looking for, you’ve got a few to choose from. In Asia...

    29. July 9, 2014

      Dipak Jain heads to Thailand to become dean for a third time

      Dipak Jain, former dean of Insead and the Kellogg school at Northwestern University, has been appointed dean of the Sasin...

    30. July 3, 2014

      Nazir steps down as chief of Malaysian bank CIMB

      Nazir Razak, one of the most prominent bankers in southeast Asia, is stepping down as chief executive of CIMB after 15 years...

    31. beyondbrics

      July 2, 2014

      Growth in Asean: in the shadow of China

      Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, is so pleased that his country’s currency, the ringgit, is at its strongest level...

    32. July 1, 2014

      Philippine exchange prepares for trading upgrade

      The Philippine Stock Exchange, one of the fastest growing bourses in southeast Asia, has agreed to buy a new trading system...

    33. June 23, 2014

      Southeast Asia offers bank profit surprise

      It sounds like a killer pub quiz question: which part of the world has the most profitable banks? Answer: southeast Asia,...

    34. June 10, 2014

      Singapore banks ramp up to offer local service to multinationals

      Singapore’s three biggest banks are ramping up hiring to capture a surge in demand from western multinationals wanting to...

    35. May 30, 2014

      Abe says Japan will support nations in disputes with China

      Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, said that his country would play a bigger role in ensuring peace in Asia by providing...

    36. beyondbrics

      May 30, 2014

      Guest post: tinge of economic optimism after Thai coup

      Dan Gallucci, Asean ConfidentialWhatever progress toward a stable democracy Thailand has lost with the military’s ouster of...

    37. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2014

      Guest post: Cambodia's delicate diplomatic balance

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential It might seem odd to think of Cambodia as a haven of political stability. Labour...

    38. May 22, 2014

      Vietnam considers taking China to court over territorial dispute

      Vietnam is considering taking China to international court to resolve an increasingly dangerous dispute over contested...

    Search for Association of Southeast Asian Nations and

    RELATED VIDEOS

    Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

    1. GE's Stuart Dean on the energy needs in southeast Asia...
      December 1, 2014

      GE's Stuart Dean on the energy needs in southeast Asia

    2. Bank Mandiri chief Budi Sadikin says his country tends to thr...
      June 1, 2014

      Bank Mandiri chief Budi Sadikin says his country tends ...

    3. Head of Asian Institute of Management believes the Philippine...
      June 18, 2013

      Head of Asian Institute of Management believes the Phil...