Tag: Asean

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...
South China Sea

Don’t hold breath on Asean-China CoC on sea disputes: former ambassador

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China have agreed on a draft of a document which future negotiations over disputes in the...

Empowering ASEAN: The Two Opportunities from Singapore’s Chairmanship

Earlier this month, the Asean Foreign Ministers’ Retreat was held in Singapore — the first of its kind this year as the city-state assumed the...

Why unity and consensus are important for Asean in the SCS conflict

As the Philippines prepares to host the 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) and related meetings, from 2-8 August in Manila, the region’s attention is...

Malaysia –The Best Minds of Sourcing World to Converge

The 2017 Global Business Services Network (GBSN) forum, which took place in KL this week, provided a platform for the business community and decision...
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