Who are the poorest in SE Asia?
10:08 28/11/2017
Filipinos and Indonesians make up 90 percent of the 36-million people living below the poverty line in Southeast Asia, but poverty rates are on a “downward but fluctuating trend”...
Vietnamese diplomat appointed ASEAN’s deputy secretary general
10:07 28/11/2017
The ASEAN Coordinating Council approved the appointment of seasoned Vietnamese diplomat Hoang Anh Tuan to the office of Deputy Secretary General for its Political-Security...
Brunei envoy appointed as new ASEAN Secretary General
10:06 28/11/2017
MANILA — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), at the conclusion of Philippine chairmanship for 2017, announced the appointment of Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, a...
WATCH: Artists perform ahead of Asean Music Festival
09:56 28/11/2017
Artists from the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member-states gave media a glimpse Monday of the pieces they will perform during the Asean Music Festival on...
India, Philippines, Thailand and other ASEAN countries share a heritage - The Ramayana
09:54 28/11/2017
A musical version of the epic Ramayana was one of the key attractions at the grand opening ceremony of the two-day ASEAN summit. Leaders of the world are attending the ASEAN Summit...
Duterte’s song number, display of Filipino culture among highlights of ASEAN gala dinner
09:53 28/11/2017
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte, chair of the 31st Association of the Southeast Asian Nations Summit, hosted gala celebration of the nation bloc’s 50th...
Myanmar strives to promote lake as ASEAN Heritage Area in 2018
09:52 28/11/2017
YANGON, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities are striving to promote Rih Lake, also known as Rih Dil, situated in northwestern part of Chin state as ASEAN Heritage Area in 2018,...
2 Asean Heritage Parks declared in Indonesia
09:48 28/11/2017
The Kepulauan Seribu National Park (KSNP) and Wakatobi National Park (WNP) of Indonesia joined the growing network of Asean Heritage Parks (AHPs). AHPs are protected areas of high...
A rising sun for a rising region: The ASEAN-Japan relationship
09:46 28/11/2017
On 01 November 2017, Filipinos celebrated Undas, to commemorate their late loved ones. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte himself, who was on foreign soil, dedicated this day to pay his...