37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador ASEAN

37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings concluded on a high note, showing the wider region and the world that the COVID-19 pandemic could neither derail ASEAN’s commitments nor delay its plans, affirmed Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Thailand to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana.
Indonesia urges EAS to continue building “strategic trust” ASEAN

Indonesia urges EAS to continue building “strategic trust”

Indonesian President Joko Widodo sent a clear message that as a leader-level dialogue forum, the East Asia Summit (EAS) must continue to build “strategic trust” and strengthen cooperation in the region, especially to deal with COVID-19, the country’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has said.
Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight ASEAN

Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight

Vietnam will contribute 100,000 USD to the ASEAN COVID-19 Response Fund and is committed to contributing 5 million USD worth of medical supplies to the Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced at the 37th ASEAN Summit on November 12.
US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN World

US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on September 11 issued a press statement affirming the enduring commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
ASEAN 2020: online meetings save travel, organisations costs Politics

ASEAN 2020: online meetings save travel, organisations costs

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and General Secretary of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee Nguyen Quoc Dung spoke of the organisation of the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit as well as topics to be tabled for discussion at the meeting, during a press conference in Hanoi on June 23.
Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat World

Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat

Head of the ASEAN Studies Program at the Indonesia’s Habibie Centre Ahmad Ibrahim Almutaqqi said on January 20 that the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat held in the central city of Nha Trang from January 16-17 yielded impressive results, laying solid foundation for ASEAN Year 2020.