ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opens ASEAN

ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opens

The first ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opened in Sydney on March 16, in the presence of Australia’s PM Malcolm Turnbull, and leaders of ASEAN nations including Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Australia to step up cooperation with ASEAN in counter-terrorism World

Australia to step up cooperation with ASEAN in counter-terrorism

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is promising to strengthen Australia’s cooperation with member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to halt the spread of terrorism across the region, as he prepares for talks with ASEAN leaders on measures to share intelligence and stop foreign fighters.
Vietnam attends ADMM Retreat in Singapore World

Vietnam attends ADMM Retreat in Singapore

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Singapore on February 6.
Vietnam attends 6th Fullerton Forum in Singapore World

Vietnam attends 6th Fullerton Forum in Singapore

The 6th Fullerton Forum took place in Singapore from January 28 to 30, gathering nearly 100 defence officers and scholars from more than 20 countries to seek solutions to ensuring security, safety and stability in the region.
Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit Politics

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.