Sustaining the Planet for our Future Generations

By Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand In the digital age and present context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), we often hear about “big data” and the “Internet of Things (IOT),” which to some, may sound highly technical and virtually digital. While Thailand is fully aware of the opportunities and challenges […]

Thailand’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2019

By Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Chairman of the National Committee on the Preparations for Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand As Thailand assumes the Chair of ASEAN for the year 2019, we cannot help but look back with pride at the accomplishments of this remarkable and resilient regional grouping ever since its founding in […]

ASEAN Investment Report 2018

The ASEAN Investment Report 2018 was prepared under a technical cooperation agreement between the ASEAN Secretariat and the UNCTAD Division on Investment and Enterprise (DIAE) >> READ FULL REPORT HERE<<

Addressing environmental and social issues for long-term business success in ASEAN

By Michael Waters, International Water and Environmental Consultant ASEAN is one of the most environmentally diverse regions on Earth with an astonishing level of biodiversity on land and in the seas. Corresponding to biodiversity, the 10 member countries of ASEAN exhibit a rich social diversity with countless languages, music, art, architecture, histories and traditions, many of […]

Learning how to do inter-ASEAN business.

By  Jim Holloway, International Advisor, V. Pack & Move (Bangkok) Co., Ltd. Since 1997, V. Pack & Move (Bangkok) Co., Ltd. has expanded its network of associates to cover all the countries in ASEAN In each case we were approached by clients in Thailand, or other countries, to find associates within specific ASEAN countries to facilitate […]

ASEAN’s logistics infrastructure: ready for growth?

By James Evans, Director of Legal & External Affairs, Linfox International Group and AustCham Director With the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrating its 50th anniversary, James Evans looks at whether the region’s logistics infrastructure is ready for the anticipated population and economic growth, and how the logistics industry can help to connect countries, improve […]

The official launch of the “Australian Business in ASEAN Survey 2018”

Australian firms are confident about their future in ASEAN with 87% of respondents planning to increase their presence in ASEAN! The AustCham ASEAN Australian Business in ASEAN Survey – Special Summit Edition 2018, launched by Australian Minister the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, provides an indepth analysis of Australian business sentiment in ASEAN. For the full […]

The Australia ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program (A2ELP) is now open

Source: Australia in Thailand  The Australia ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program (A2ELP) is now open for applications. The three-month leadership program provides an opportunity to build a range of modern business skills and professional networks. Applications close 13 October 2017. Find out more about the 2018 Australia-Asia Emerging Leaders Program and apply online, visit: asialink.unimelb.edu.au/a2elp  

AustCham Thailand launches ASEAN Business Survey

18th September, 2017 – The Australian-Thailand Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Thailand) launched the 2017 ASEAN Business Survey at the Australian Embassy Bangkok on 14 September 2017. The event featured a presentation of the business survey results by AustCham Thailand’s President, Mr. Brenton Mauriello; followed by a panel discussion with the Australian Ambassador to ASEAN, Ms. […]