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Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Condolences over death of former ASEAN chief

Politics

Condolences over death of former ASEAN chief

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on December 1 sent a message of condolences to Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai over the death of Surin Pitsuwan, former ASEAN Secretary General and former Foreign Minister of Thailand.

ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection

World

ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection

HeForShe campaign, designed to encourage men and boys to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, was launched by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on November 30 in response to International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25).

Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi to visit China

World

Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi to visit China

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will attend the upcoming Communist Party of China (CPC) in Dialogue with World Political Parties' High-Level Meeting in Beijing at the invitation of the Chinese Government, the Myanmar News Agency has reported.

Singapore prioritises ASEAN integration goal

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Singapore prioritises ASEAN integration goal

Promoting integration within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be the overriding priority of Singapore when the country takes the rotating chairmanship of ASEAN in 2018, Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishna has told a Vietnam News Agency correspondent.