ASEAN+3, EAS meetings promote regional connection ASEAN

ASEAN+3, EAS meetings promote regional connection

The 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings, the 16th ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 5th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opened in Malaysia on August 6
ASEAN SOMs discuss bloc community formation ASEAN

ASEAN SOMs discuss bloc community formation

Recent meetings between senior officials of ASEAN and partner countries have reaped good results with discussions focusing on preparations for the upcoming formation of the ASEAN Community.
ASEAN senior officials commence session ASEAN

ASEAN senior officials commence session

Senior officials from ten ASEAN member nations gathered for discussions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 2 in preparation for the bloc’s 48th annual Foreign Minister Meeting (AMM 48).
ASEAN officials meet to prepare for AMM 48 ASEAN

ASEAN officials meet to prepare for AMM 48

The Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) in ASEAN convened a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 1 to prepare for the 48th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM 48) and related meetings which will be organised from August 1 to 6.
48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1 ASEAN

48th AMM, related meetings to open on August 1

Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a press conference on July 31 on the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings,which will be organised in Kuala Lumpur from August 1 to 6.
47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opens in Myanmar ASEAN

47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opens in Myanmar

The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-47) kicked off in the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw on August 8, with President Thein Sein affirming the bloc’s determination to work together toward a strong, peaceful and prosperous ASEAN community in his opening remarks.
ASEAN senior officials agree on AMM-47 agenda ASEAN

ASEAN senior officials agree on AMM-47 agenda

ASEAN senior officials have basically completed the agendas and important documents for the 47th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-47) and ASEAN foreign ministers’ meetings with partners.
Politics

Australia praises regional meeting chaired by Vietnam

Australia's Assistant Treasurer, Senator Nick Sherry, has issued a statement saying the first gathering of East Asian Finance Ministers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, which was chaired by Vietnam Minister of Finance Vu Van Ninh is a success, and expressing thanks towards Vietnam for hosting the meeting.