ASEAN Summit opens in Philippines ASEAN

ASEAN Summit opens in Philippines

The 31st ASEAN Summit kicked off in the Philippine capital of Manila on November 13 with the agenda focusing on peace, stability and cooperation.
Forum seeks stronger ASEAN-China trade, investment ties ASEAN

Forum seeks stronger ASEAN-China trade, investment ties

A forum was held in Pan Zhou city in the Chinese province of Gui Zhou on November 9 and 10 to discuss opportunities for trade and investment cooperation between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Many countries consider Vietnam important partner in Southeast Asia Politics

Many countries consider Vietnam important partner in Southeast Asia

Officials of many countries and international organisations have affirmed they consider Vietnam an important partner in Southeast Asia and Asia-the Pacific during bilateral meetings with Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in New York on September 22.
ASEAN reinforces relations with UN, Switzerland ASEAN

ASEAN reinforces relations with UN, Switzerland

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh held working sessions at the United Nations Office in Geneva and met with Swiss leaders during a working visit to Switzerland from September 11-15.
ASEAN, Hong Kong wind up FTA negotiations ASEAN

ASEAN, Hong Kong wind up FTA negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China’s Hong Kong on September 9 announced the conclusion of their negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement.
Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region ASEAN

Malaysia PM: ASEAN brings stability, prosperity to region

The operation method of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought stability and prosperity to the entire region, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on August 14 to celebrate the bloc’s 50th founding anniversary.
Laos marks ASEAN founding anniversary ASEAN

Laos marks ASEAN founding anniversary

A flag-raising ceremony was held in Vientiane on August 11 in celebration of the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 20 years of Laos’ engagement in the bloc.
Malaysia urges accelerating RCEP negotiations ASEAN

Malaysia urges accelerating RCEP negotiations

Malaysia’s Minister of Industry and International Trade Mustapa Muhamed said on August 10 that the country is pushing negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership deal.
Tokyo workshop celebrates 50 years of ASEAN ASEAN

Tokyo workshop celebrates 50 years of ASEAN

A workshop focusing on the 50-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held in Tokyo, Japan on August 8 on the occasion of the bloc’s jubilee anniversary.
ASEAN’s 50th birthday marked worldwide ASEAN

ASEAN’s 50th birthday marked worldwide

The 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was observed across the world on August 8 with the participation of diplomats from ASEAN member states.