Tag: Asean

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Group proposes replacing Asean, citing body’s failure to uphold human rights, reform

KUALA LUMPUR -- Former and current lawmakers from South-east Asia have called for the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) to be replaced, citing...
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Resolve Myanmar crisis or risk it becoming Asean’s first failed state, Syed Hamid tells...

KUALA LUMPUR -- Strong and decisive leadership decisions, and calls for an immediate cessation of violence must be top priorities for Asean leaders meeting...

Vivian Balakrishnan: Situation in Myanmar ‘an unfolding tragedy’

Singapore—Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called the crisis in Myanmar "an unfolding tragedy” in remarks to the press on Mar 26 after he met...
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LGE: Expect more credit rating downgrades if PN govt continues to bury its head...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 7 — DAP’s Lim Guan Eng has warned the government to expect more sovereign credit rating downgrades for Malaysia in the...

Bilahari Kausikan says he’s no ‘agent’ after accusations in open letter from Cambodian diplomats

Singapore—Retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan, who found himself in trouble concerning remarks he made on Friday (Oct 23) suggesting that Cambodia and Laos be expelled...

Ng Eng Hen: Push for multilateral military exercises to counter terrorism

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen pushed for stronger cooperation among Asean military forces amidst growing tensions in the South China Sea. "We have been pushing...

PM Lee to ASEAN: “Intensify integration efforts”

Speaking at the 35th ASEAN Summit plenary session in Bangkok, Thailand, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointed out the necessity for Southeast Asian countries to...

Mahatma Gandhi’s message on peace, nonviolence, inclusion of minorities is pertinent

This year India and various world capitals observed the beginning of the fifteenth decade of the birth of Asia’s most illustrious son, Mahatma Gandhi(October...

Thailand’s Pan-Asia bullet train routes to connect Beijing and Singapore

Bangkok—Thailand has begun constructing routes for its planned Trans-Asean bullet train line that will connect Beijing, Laos, and Singapore. The proposed modern transport system...

Awkward ASEAN photo op: PM Lee struggles to reach Duterte

The 34th ASEAN Summit was held in Bangkok on Sunday, June 23. During the opening ceremonies, the 10 leaders of ASEAN countries lined up...
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