Malaysia Airlines announces major revamp plan

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malaysia Airlines announces major revamp plan 

SEPANG, Malaysia, June 1 — Malaysia Airlines will remain a full service international airlines as the company tries to recover from years of losses and two major air accidents in one year, its head said on Monday.

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Russia to expand weaponry sales to Southeast Asia — Defense Ministry

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia to expand weaponry sales to Southeast Asia — Defense Ministry 

SINGAPORE. June 1 — Russia is ready to develop military and technical cooperation with new markets in Southeast Asia, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said at an Asia-Pacific security forum on Monday.

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PHL exports up 2.1% in March

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL exports up 2.1% in March 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, May 12 (PNA) — Merchandise exports grew 2.1 percent in March following three consecutive months of decline, making the Philippines one of the Southeast Asian countries that recorded positive growth during the month.

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Cambodia expects 5M foreign tourists in 2015

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cambodia expects 5M foreign tourists in 2015 

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 24 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that the country is projected to receive about 5 million international visitors this year, up by 11 percent from 4.5 million last year.

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Filipino first: MassKara Festival dancers perform at HK's Chinese New Year celebration

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino first: MassKara Festival dancers perform at HK's Chinese New Year celebration 

MANILA, Feb. 20 — Members of Bacolod City’s Masskara Festival dances became instant stars when they showcased their moves in a major Chinese New Year event on Thursday night set in the streets of Hong Kong.

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Myanmar gears up for 28th SEA Games (Sports)

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Myanmar gears up for 28th SEA Games (Sports) 

YANGON, Jan. 21 — Myanmar national athletes are gearing up to compete in 28th Southeast Asian Games to be held in Singapore from June 5-20, sports circle said Wednesday.

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Come and see the wonders of Ilocos Sur’s “Kannawidan Ylocos” on Jan. 29

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Come and see the wonders of Ilocos Sur’s “Kannawidan Ylocos” on Jan. 29 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PNA) — This Year of the Sheep or Goat, historic Vigan City of Ilocos Sur in northern Luzon will combine first class attraction of ancient art, culture, tradition and modern times as it kicks off the month-long Kannawidan Ylocos (Tradition or Heritage Ylocos) Festival starting on Jan. 29.

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Myanmar to select billiards and snooker players for SEA Games

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Myanmar to select billiards and snooker players for SEA Games 

YANGON, Jan. 8 — Myanmar will select outstanding billiards and snooker players for the 28th Southeast Asian Games.

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China, ASEAN to upgrade partnership in 'diamond decade': Premier Li

November 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on China, ASEAN to upgrade partnership in 'diamond decade': Premier Li 

NAY PYI TAW, Nov. 14 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday that China and Southeast Asian countries will upgrade their partnership in the upcoming "diamond decade," which would bring more benefits to their peoples and make further contribution to regional and world peace and development.

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Cambodia greets almost 3.2-M foreign tourists in 9 months

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cambodia greets almost 3.2-M foreign tourists in 9 months 

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 7 — Cambodia received nearly 3.2 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2014, a 5- percent rise from 3.05 million over the same period last year, tourism minister Thong Khon said Friday.

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