US President affirms importance of  US-ASEAN relationship World

US President affirms importance of US-ASEAN relationship

US President Joe Biden attended the ninth ASEAN-US Summit on October 26 via videoconference, becoming the first US top leader to join a meeting with the ASEAN leaders in the recent four years after his predecessor, Donald Trump, participated in an ASEAN-US Summit in Manila in 2017.
Vietnam underlines increasing important role of Indo-Pacific region Politics

Vietnam underlines increasing important role of Indo-Pacific region

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung underlined the increasingly important role that the Indo-Pacific region is playing in promoting development cooperation and global economic connectivity, in his remarks at the inaugural session of the 2021 Indo-Pacific Business Summit, which was held virtually on July 6.
Canada conference discusses maintenance of peace in sea borders World

Canada conference discusses maintenance of peace in sea borders

The maintenance of peace in sea border areas was the main topic at a conference in York University in Toronto, Canada, on November 15, during which participants highlighted issues related to security, future management principles and policies in oceans.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific World

Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said all nations should work together to maintain stability in a sustainable way and strengthen stability in the Indo-Pacific region by adhering to international law, developing mutual trust and promoting closer cooperation.