Thanh Nien News
Vietnam’s exports to its ASEAN partners have fallen despite the free trade agreement inked in 2010.
New Straits Times
Some 11,700 tobacco farmers in Malaysia - most of them in Kelantan - will be affected come 2010 when the original Asean members of Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore enact zero tariff rates on virtually all imports.
A mammoth regional grouping involving Asean and other countries and groups is in the works.