BANGKOK: The Star's editor-in-chief Datuk Leanne Goh of Malaysia has been appointed the Asia News Network chairperson for the period 2017/2018.
The appointment was made by the Executive Board of ANN, an alliance of 22 media from 21 countries over the weekend.
She succeeds Zaffar Abbas, Editor of Dawn from Pakistan.
Goh serves as a ANN Executive Board member and recently, received a lifetime achievement award in recognition of her leadership in media editorship and journalistic excellence from the World Chinese Economic Summit.
Bangkok, Thailand (The Nation/ANN) - Former Asean chief Surin Pitsuwan called on the regional grouping to enhance the role of the Asean Regional Forum (ARF) to solve the crisis in the Korean Peninsula.
Vientiane (Vientiane Times/ANN) -- Concrete measures to assist more people to access decent employment opportunities were on the agenda for discussion as senior labour officials from the governments of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states met yesterday in the Lao capital.
JOHOR BARU (The Star/ ANN) - Malaysia remains China’s valuable trading partner despite the recent clampdown on capital outflow by Beijing, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.