Surin Pitsuwan

Type: Person
Name: Surin Pitsuwan
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

From 'sekolah pondok' to Harvard

| last updated at 11:28PMBy Ahmad A. Talib  | ahmadt51@gmail.comAhmad A. Talib is Media Prima executive director of news and editorialTRANSFORMATION: Such schools must change to appeal to today’s worldTHE very thought of sending his son to a sekolah ... [Published New Straits Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Concerted Efforts to Develop the Deep South as an ASEAN Hub

The southern border provinces of Thailand have high possibilities for developing themselves as an ASEAN hub once the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) goes into full effect in 2015.Chairman of the Songkhla Chamber of Commerce Somporn Siriporananon has stressed ... [Published The Government Public Relations Department - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Malaysia must beat hurdles as Asean chair'

RESPONSIBILITY: Thai conflicts, Rohingya issue among key challenges to tackle, says former sec-genKUALA LUMPUR:  MALAYSIA will  once again  chair the 2015 Asean summit,   but   hurdles are expected  ahead    in bringing the Asean community to greater ... [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Should politicians get back in shape first?

Key elements of Thai democracy are anything but healthy With another major political protest looming - this time by supporters of the embattled Yingluck caretaker government - there are arguments for and against the idea of giving Thai democracy a rest ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tension around the ballot box

JUST about everyone anxious about Thai politics is on edge, practically hanging on to a narrow ledge of a precipice.As events in recent years have shown, that includes practically everyone in Bangkok and much of the rest of the country.Anti-government ... [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Are the members-of-parliament disloyal to the voters?

By Zin LinnMyanmar voters are beyond belief about the affair of the electricity price-hiking made by the members of parliament during last week parliament sessions.They are frustrated because even most of the major opposition party’s representatives-elect, ... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

TAT sees improvement after downgrade in HK

Home » business » The Tourism Authority of Thailand believes Thailand's tourism scene will improve after Hong Kong downgraded its travel warning yesterday from the highest level "Black" to "Yellow". Black is to avoid all travel, while Yellow is to monitor ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

2014 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo to Bring 7,000 English Language Educators to Portland, Oregon

The largest professional development and networking event for English language educators in the world. The 2014 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo will bring together educators from more than 75 counties in Portland, Oregon USA, for ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding ASEAN integration is key to SME competitiveness – PHL thrift banks

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM – President Benigno S. Aquino III links arms with his counterparts in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the traditional group photo during the 22nd ASEAN Summit Retreat at the Prime Minister’s Office in Bandar Seri Begawan, ... [Published Balita - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

German investors invited

Mr. Purisima, in his address to over 500 key German business executives of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) at the OAV Liebesmahl event in Hamburg, Germany, on March 7, called on German investors to come to the country.The OAV Liebesmahl ... [Published Business World - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Intra-regional trade essential for full

needs a new class of young people who are ready to work across borders if it wants to realise benefits from the regional economic integration fully, says a former secretary-general of the association. Surin Pitsuwan said one of 's challenges to achieving ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Surin: Thailand must clean up its act

Thailand's political problems and a bureaucracy ?that allows those with ties to move up the ladder will cause the country disadvantages once the Asean Economic Community (AEC) is set up, says former Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan.He said since ... [Published Bangkok Post - Mar 14 2014]

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From 'sekolah pondok' to Harvard [Published New Straits Times - Apr 20 2014]
Concerted Efforts to Develop the Deep South as ... [Published The Government Public Relations Department - Apr 17 2014]
'Malaysia must beat hurdles as Asean chair' [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
Should politicians get back in shape first? [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 04 2014]
Tension around the ballot box [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 30 2014]
The failure of ASEAN leadership? [Published Rappler - Mar 24 2014]
Are the members-of-parliament disloyal to the v... [Published Myanma Freedom Daily - Mar 23 2014]
TAT sees improvement after downgrade in HK [Published The Nation - Thailand - Mar 19 2014]
2014 TESOL International Convention & English L... [Published PRWeb - Mar 19 2014]
Understanding ASEAN integration is key to SME c... [Published Balita - Mar 17 2014]
German investors invited [Published Business World - Mar 16 2014]
Intra-regional trade essential for full [Published The Nation - Thailand - Mar 14 2014]
Surin: Thailand must clean up its act [Published Bangkok Post - Mar 14 2014]
Malaysia: Malaysia killings put Myanmar Buddhis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
Textbook approach to Asia’s disputes – BBC News [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 24 2014]
Rising Leaders Call for Greater Regional Co-ope... [Published PRWeb - Dec 08 2013]
Krishna to address Delhi Dialogue III [Published Topnews.in - Mar 03 2011]
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Malaysia: Malaysia killings put Myanmar Buddhis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Malaysia, Myanmar 03/02/2014 01:53 GMT by Julia ZAPPEI KUALA LUMPUR, March 2, 2014 (AFP) - San Win came to Malaysia seeking political refuge, but now lives in fear of what he and fellow Myanmar Buddhist exiles believe ...
Textbook approach to Asia’s disputes – BBC News [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 24 2014]
By Yojana Sharma. Footsteps of the past: Across Asia disputes have been played out in the pages of school textbooks Does a common future mean that South East Asia should be able to agree a common past? Educationalists and historians ...
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