ASEAN, Australia sign deal to fight terrorism
11:13 31/05/2018
SYDNEY: ASEAN and Australia signed an agreement on Saturday (Mar 17) to work together to combat terrorism. A memorandum of understanding signed at the ASEAN-Australia Special...
Develop smart cities, pursue trade liberalisation to strengthen ASEAN-Australia partnership: PM Lee
11:13 31/05/2018
SYDNEY: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia can enhance their strategic partnership by strengthening their collective resilience on security issues,...
China banks on Qinzhou Port to boost trade with ASEAN
14:24 17/05/2018
Once a sleepy harbour, Qinzhou port in southwest Guangxi now wakes up daily to the noise of the loading and unloading of cargo containers; and more of this is expected when the...
Philippines' Duterte to take private plane to ASEAN summit to save taxpayers' money: Reports
14:24 17/05/2018
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will fly to Singapore for the 32nd ASEAN Summit this week on a private plane in order to save tax payers' money, his spokesperson said...
Singapore to host 32nd ASEAN Summit from Wednesday
14:24 17/05/2018
SINGAPORE: Singapore will host the 32nd ASEAN summit and related meetings from Apr 25 to Apr 28 as part of its chairmanship of ASEAN this year. A Government statement on Tuesday...
Need for ASEAN to strengthen resilience against growing transboundary threats: PM Lee
14:24 17/05/2018
Speaking at a working dinner during the 32nd ASEAN Summit, Mr Lee said these threats include terrorism, climate change and cybersecurity. - Source: ASEAN Security
26 cities to pilot ASEAN Smart Cities Network
14:24 17/05/2018
The cities, which are located in the various ASEAN countries, will need to develop action plans specific to their cities as part of the countries’ bid to cooperate and share best...
Singapore FinTech Festival to have ASEAN, AI focus this year
14:24 17/05/2018
SINGAPORE: This year's edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival will have a focus on Southeast Asia, given the country's chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...
ASEAN sets up framework to help countries combat fake news
14:24 17/05/2018
SINGAPORE: ASEAN countries have proposed a framework which member states can refer to when coming up with their own domestic policies to counter fake news. Some of the broad...