China welcomes ASEAN summit declaration on South China Sea
14:11 22/05/2017
China on Tuesday welcomed a softer stand taken by Southeast Asian countries on the disputed South China Sea at a weekend summit, saying it showed efforts to ease tension were...
ASEAN ministers warn against complacency in tackling haze
14:11 22/05/2017
KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesia has told its neighbours at an ASEAN meeting on Thursday (May 18) that the haze situation in the region will be like it was in 2016.  Ministers and senior...
Chairmanship of CPR passes on to the Philippines
10:26 11/01/2017
After wrapping up a productive year of meetings and activities, Ambassador Latsamy Keomany, Permanent Representative of Lao PDR to ASEAN, handed over yesterday the chairmanship of...
Serbia seeks closer relationship with ASEAN
10:13 11/01/2017
Recognising ASEAN as an important organisation with an increasingly strategic role in the region and beyond, Serbia conveyed its interest to forge closer relationship with ASEAN...
Secretary-General of ASEAN meets President Duterte ahead of Philippines’ ASEAN Chairmanship in 2017
10:18 15/12/2016
The Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh paid a courtesy call on the President of the Philippines, H.E. Rodrigo Duterte, in Malacanan yesterday. The Philippines is...
ASEAN to mainstream the rights of persons with disabilities
09:24 27/07/2016
The 2nd Regional Dialogue on the Mainstreaming of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the ASEAN Community was held on 29 June to 1 July in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The...
ASEAN, China reaffirm commitment to Declaration on the Code of Conduct
13:19 25/07/2016
Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and China reaffirmed their commitment to the full implementation of the Declaration on the Code of Conduct...
Thailand deposits instrument of ratification for the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons
10:02 24/07/2016
Thailand today deposited its Instrument of Ratification for the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (ACTIP) to H.E. Le Luong Minh,...
Welcoming Remarks by H.E. Saleumxay KOMMASITH, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR at the Opening Ceremony of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
09:54 24/07/2016
It is my great honor and privilege to express my deep and sincere appreciation to His Excellency Thongloun SISOULITH, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic for...