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Responding to labour market challenges from the AEC

Publication date 25 June 2019 | 10:28 | ICT

Asean regional integration continues to bring both opportunities and challenges to its member states, and as one of its core pillars, the Asean Economic Community (AEC), is no different.



  • On board the SS Planet Titanic

    Publication date 10 June 2019 | 12:11 | ICT

    World Environment Day last Wednesday was a good time to reflect on the existential threat of climate change.

  • Politicians need human rights awareness and training

    Publication date 07 June 2019 | 07:42 | ICT

    Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s recent comments have touched on a raw nerve and awoken sleeping dragons.

  • Why global media does not care about Cambodia’s peacekeepers

    Publication date 06 June 2019 | 10:40 | ICT

    Two weeks ago, the UN wrote on its official Facebook page extending gratitude to Cambodia for its active participation and sacrifice for peace in many peacekeeping missions around the world.

  • Pollution: A major threat to biodiversity and human survival

    Publication date 05 June 2019 | 14:56 | ICT

    This year’s World Environment Day on Wednesday, with the theme Beat Air Pollution, brings global attention to the impacts of deteriorating air quality to the health of the environment, and of people.

  • Is the US crying wolf about Huawei spying?

    Publication date 04 June 2019 | 13:26 | ICT

    Washington claims that Chinese telecoms firm Huawei poses a global security threat rings hollow – we’ve heard this one before, two presidents ago.

  • Go fish! – But do so legally

    Publication date 03 June 2019 | 10:47 | ICT

    Cambodians love fish, and both demand and consumption of fish is on the rise.

  • India to recalibrate South Asia ties, expand further afield

    Publication date 31 May 2019 | 13:41 | ICT

    Acutely aware of the growing ties between South Asian nations and China, India has crafted the inauguration of Narendra Modi as prime minister for a second term to recalibrate its diplomatic offensive in its neighbourhood and on the “Look East” policy.

  • Celebrating the vital role of family farming

    Publication date 30 May 2019 | 15:03 | ICT

    When it comes to feeding the world, no one deserves more recognition than family farmers.

  • A definition of insanity

    Publication date 29 May 2019 | 13:44 | ICT

    For 15 years, the Thai army has been doing the same things over and over and expecting different results. It’s time for change.

  • Pride and prejudice

    Publication date 28 May 2019 | 13:48 | ICT

    The US ranks low in the credibility stakes. It can no longer wax lyrical about free trade and fair play because the world now knows that when it finds itself facing stiff competition, it uses a ruling the magnitude of a nuclear bomb to retaliate.