• Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
    Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
    Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said at the Transport Ministry’s Asean Meeting in Bangkok yesterday that Thailand is continuing its effort towards a network of logistic linkages between all nations in the Asean region. 
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:34
    Trade war megatrends alarming: Mahathir
    Malaysia's Prime Minister Maha­thir Mohamad, who returned here to attend an Asean meeting after 15 years, says Malaysia is concerned over the megatrends involving the trade war between major powers.
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  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:23
    Needs of women migrant workers discussed at first joint Asean meeting
    Asean agencies across sectors have joined forces to improve the protection of women migrant workers in crisis situations.
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  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:53
    Fight vs terror, violence high on Asean ministers’ agenda
    MANILA - The Foreign ministers attending the Asean meetings in Manila are expected to come up with a joint statement on terrorism and violent extremism.
  • Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:01
    Myanmar pledges to allow aid to Rakhine
    Asean meeting in Yangon eases pressure on Suu Kyi, who vows regular updates
  • Mon, 22 Aug 2016 01:00
    Duterte won't mention South China Sea at Asean meeting
    MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will not raise the South China Sea issue during an Asean summit in Laos next month, but disputes over these waters will have to figure in planned bilateral talks between Manila and Beijing.
  • Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:54
    Indonesia cites error as Asean meeting ends in confusion
    Jakarta - Indonesia said Wednesday that a bold statement from Southeast Asian nations raising concern over Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea was issued in error, as a meeting over the issue ended in confusion.
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  • Mon, 13 Jun 2016 01:00
    Rebuilding Asean-China ties for the next 25 years
    When China attended the Asean meeting in Kuala Lumpur for the first time in 1991, nobody could have predicted that China-Asean relations would grow from strength to strength. Over 25 years, both sides have enjoyed the most unprecedented relations and coop
  • Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:21
    Vietnam active in Asean meetings: Deputy PM
    HANOI - Vietnam participated in the 48th Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM 48) and related meetings held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said.
  • Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:09
    Myanmar rights issues under microscope at Asean meeting
    YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar faces being called to account for stalling reforms when it hosts a top global diplomats at a security forum later this week, with religious clashes and curbs on press freedom taking the sheen off its emergence from military-rule.
  • Thu, 01 May 2014 00:00
    Asean meeting to discuss human trafficking
    The Myanmar Anti-Trafficking Squad attended the Asean meeting on anti-human trafficking in Kuala Lumpur, aimed at enhancing regional cooperation for the better protection of victims.
  • Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00
    Asean chair grapples with domestic uncertainties
    Myanmar made succinctly clear the Rohingya problem would not be raised in any Asean meeting during its chairmanship this year. U Ye Htut, the spokesperson of President Thein Sein, reiterated his country's position during a press conference on the eve of t
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00
    Asean wages war on nature
    The next Asean meeting is in Brunei in two weeks. The closest they'll come to talking about environmental issues is a mention of smoky air, because everything they talk about is money-related. More smoke equals turned-off tourists equals reduced revenue.
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  • Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:00
    Talks on South China Sea tension, Asean meetings
    Senior officials from Asean and China met in Pattaya yesterday to prepare for the 15th Asean-China Summit, the Asean Plus Three Commemorative Summit, and the 7th East Asia Summit to be held in Phnom Penh next month.
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