Tag: Asean

U.S., China should prevent “military incidents” in South China Sea

By Anbound Malaysia In a recent development of the tensions in the South China Sea, Australian navy helicopter pilots claimed Chinese fishing boats hit them...

China-led trade pact RCEP gets support from Southeast Asian leaders

by Thanaporn PROMYAMYAI / Dene CHEN Southeast Asian leaders gathered in Bangkok on Saturday determined to drive forward the world's largest commercial pact, with the...

Heng Swee Keat: Countries should work closely together to build a more peaceful and...

Singapore—Ahead of the Finance Minister’s first May Day Rally speech, Heng Swee Keat emphasised the importance of international cooperation to ensure a good future...

PM Lee: ASEAN may have to choose sides in US-China standoff

As this year’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit came to an end on Thursday, November 15, Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau traces Singaporean roots, says, “I wouldn’t exist if it weren’t...

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s popular Prime Minister, is in Singapore this week to attend the 33rd Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. On Thursday,...

Mahathir, US VP Pence, other leaders at ASEAN take Aung San Suu Kyi to...

Different world leaders are taking both direct and indirect approaches in addressing the Rohingya crisis to Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s leader. Malaysia’s Prime Minister...

Philippine President Duterte skips six ASEAN summits because of ‘power naps’

Rodrigo Duterte, the President of the Philippines, has skipped six out of eleven meetings so far at the ASEAN summit week in Singapore. Duterte’s...

Putin in Singapore for ASEAN: what it means to the region

Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Singapore this week for a state visit and in order to attend the summit of Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

ASEAN nations agree to share intelligence to fight terrorism

The defense minister of Singapore, Ng Eng Hen, announced on Saturday, October 20, that the ten members of ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian...

Asean countries could reap the advantages of the US-China trade war

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Minister George Yeo believes that Asean countries could be winners in the trade war between China and...
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