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Saahtain: Brunei as ASEAN Humanitarian Logistics Hub

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As last year ended, Brunei's private sector enabled a huge relief effort of food and emergency items to Bangladesh and Myanmarwith leading global manufacturer of MealsReady-to-Eat(MRE) --Saahtain Asia Sdn Bhd sending 5 containers of Ready-to

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Royal Brunei files preliminary Hangzhou schedule from Feb 2018

Royal Brunei in recent schedule update filed planned new route to China, as the airline schedules Bandar Seri Begawan - Hangzhou route. Reservation for this 1 weekly service is currently not available. Planned schedule from 06FEB18 as follows. BI639 BWN1005 - 1430HGH 320 2 BI640 HGH1540 - 2030BW


Royal Brunei / Myanmar Airways International begins codeshare partnership from Dec 2017

Royal Brunei and Myanmar Airways International has launched reciprocal codeshare partnership, offering service between Myanmar and Brunei via 3rd points in South East Asia. Approximately from 25DEC17, planned new codeshare routes as follows. Myanmar Airways International operated by Royal Brunei Ban


Jollibee gears for Brunei, Hong Kong expansion

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) said that as part of its expansion overseas, it will soon open its 15th Jollibee store in Brunei and its sixth branch in Hong Kong. For the newest branch in Brunei, Jollibee decided to set it up at the Brunei International Airport. "When we started our first Jollibe


Malabar Grp plans mega overseas expansion,to enter US this yr

Mumbai, Jan 11 (PTI) The countrys largest jewellery retailer in terms of footprints, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, is planning to enter new overseas markets this year with the US being the top priority. The other markets the Kerala-based company will enter this year are Sri Lanka, Brunei an Mumbai, Jan 1


India and ASEAN countries agree to tackle climate change, price volatility

India and ASEAN countries on Friday agreed to cooperate in agriculture and forestry to tackle challenges of climate change and price volatility, along with seeking intervention for livelihood opportunities, exchange of farm machinery and development of heterotic rice hybrids. In a joint declaration


ASEAN leaders to be chief guests this Republic Day

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Republic Day 2018 will be celebrated with leaders of all ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries coming to India as chief guests. Addressing the nation in his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, the Prime Minister said th


India to court ASEAN leaders as it seeks edge over China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host 10 Southeast Asian leaders as guests of honour at India's Republic Day celebrations as New Delhi seeks to blunt China's influence in the region. Provided by AFP India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been aggressively showcasing India as an alternative to China


Royal Brunei increases Seoul service from May 2018

Royal Brunei in summer 2018 season plans to increase operational frequency on its Bandar Seri Begawan - Seoul Incheon route, where the airline scheduled 3rd weekly flight. Departing on Tuesdays, the new flight commences on 08MAY18, with Airbus A320 aircraft. BI651 BWN1515 - 2135ICN 320 247 BI652 I


Has East Asia liberalized its trade enough?

Under a system of perfectly free commerce, each country naturally devotes its capital and labour to such employments as are most beneficial to each. By rewarding ingenuity... it distributes labour most effectively and most economically: while, by increasing the general mass of productions, it diffus


China unveils satellite network plan for South China Sea

Beijing [China]: China has unveiled a satellite network plan for round-the-clock lock on South China Sea, which experts say, is aimed at strengthening Beijing's hold on contested waters as it quietly presses on with build-up on artificial islands. China plans to send up 10 more satellites from the s


U.S. Blasts 'Militarization' of South China Sea

The U.S. has vowed to continue so-called freedom-of-navigation patrols in the South China Sea as it accuses Beijing of "provocative militarization" of disputed islands. Brian Hook, a senior Asia policy adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told reporters in a phone conference on Tuesday


US accuses Beijing of 'provocative militarization' of South China Sea

The United States has accused China of "provocative militarisation" of disputed areas in the South China Sea and will continue sending vessels to the region to carry out freedom-of-navigation patrols, according to a top US adviser on Asia policy. Brian Hook, a senior adviser to US Secretary of Stat


The Dispute in the Spratly Islands

The Spratly Islands lie in the eastern part of the South China Sea, with the Philippines to its north, Brunei, Malaysia, and Indonesia to its south, and Vietnam and China far away to the west. These six countries claim the Spratly Islands for themselves, but their claims overlap over areas thought t


China has been building infrastructure for 'fully functioning bases' in the South China Sea

China has been quietly building up its permanent infrastructure on disputed islands in the South China Sea this year. US think tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) reported on Thursday that satellite photos indicate a new network of airbases, radar towers and missile defence systems. Th


MATTA and hotel association ink MoU to generate more revenue

KUALA LUMPUR: Two key players will be working to help boost the travel industry in their bid to generate more revenue and work towards Visit Malaysia Year 2020. The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) and the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) signed a memorandum of understand


ASEAN-Korea Centre promotes community-based tourism

Chiang Mai _ University students from Korea and ASEAN member states took part in a community-based tourism program, Jan. 3 to 9, in a village near Thailand's northern city of Chiang Mai. Through the event organized by the ASEAN-Korea Centre, students had a variety of local experiences including stay


Gov't says TPP, EU trade deals to boost Japan GDP by 13 tril. yen

Japanese Prime Minister Shnzo Abe, right, and Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's recently sealed free trade pacts with 10 Pacific Rim countries and with the European Union will increase real gross domestic product by an estimated 13 trillion ye


Philippines Hosts China To Discuss Closer Cooperation On South China Sea

Senior defense and military officials from the Philippines and China held closed door talks in Manila on Friday to boost cooperation amid new reports that Beijing has persisted with its buildup in the disputed South China Sea despite earlier pledges of restraint. The Philippine delegation was led by


Jamie Oliver spices up the holidays using 5 ingredients

Chef Jamie Oliver is back with a new show on TLC. This time, the famous chef who has revolutionized cafeteria food the world over is set to make your holiday fare so much more scrumptious as he shares how make delicious Christmas meals using only five ingredients. Prepare to impress your loved ones