Indonesia pushes for Asean patrols of disputed waters
11:13 31/05/2018
SYDNEY: Indonesia has lobbied Southeast Asian countries to carry out maritime patrols in the disputed South China Sea, claimed in most part by China, to improve security, Defence...
ASEAN must be bulwark of free trade
11:13 31/05/2018
Australia has been an ASEAN dialogue partner since 1974, an acknowledgement of the centrality of ASEAN to the country's regional security. There have been ASEAN summits with Japan,...
Smart cities, cybersecurity, e-commerce, trade facilitation in focus at 32nd ASEAN Summit
15:23 17/05/2018
Recognising the importance of capitalising on the opportunities presented by the digital age, and the need to promote cross-border electronic commerce (eCommerce) in the region,...
ASEAN e-commerce agreement, innovation network to give Singapore businesses a leg up: S Iswaran
14:24 17/05/2018
SINGAPORE: Singapore businesses can now get a shot in the arm when they expand across Southeast Asia, with the help of an ASEAN agreement on e-commerce that will lower operating...
Australia seeks closer Asean ties
14:24 17/05/2018
The Australian army has asked Thailand to consider inviting Australia to become an Asean dialogue partner when Bangkok assumes the rotating chair of the bloc next year, according...
Important for ASEAN to 'redouble integration and community-building' efforts in order to stay relevant: PM Lee
11:25 16/05/2018
Making this point at the opening ceremony of the 32nd ASEAN Summit on Saturday (Apr 28), Mr Lee added that the ten-member grouping will also need to find new areas and “fresh...
Asean must find new areas, fresh commitment to work together: PM Lee Hsien Loong
11:24 16/05/2018
SINGAPORE - Asean needs to find new areas and fresh commitment to work together, so that the grouping can remain central to the region's architecture and future, said Prime...
Laos shows grit to beat Cambodia 2-1 in ASEAN youth football tournament
11:22 16/05/2018
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Following their heavy defeat against Singapore, Laos made a crucial comeback from behind with a 2-1 win over Cambodia in the 6th...
ASEAN Economic Ministers to Accelerate RCEP Trade Agreement Completion
11:21 16/05/2018
JAKARTA, NNC - As many as 10 ASEAN Economic Ministers met on the sidelines of the 32nd ASEAN Summit. The meeting specifically discussed the strategy of completing the Regional...