Indonesia urges EAS to continue building “strategic trust” ASEAN

Indonesia urges EAS to continue building “strategic trust”

Indonesian President Joko Widodo sent a clear message that as a leader-level dialogue forum, the East Asia Summit (EAS) must continue to build “strategic trust” and strengthen cooperation in the region, especially to deal with COVID-19, the country’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has said.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue World

Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue

Singaporean Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Heng Kee and US Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Anderson co-chaired the 11th Singapore-US Strategic Security Policy Dialogue (SSPD) at Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on September 16.
US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam World

US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam

The US Department of State has extended congratulations and highlighted major achievements in the cooperation with Vietnam on the occasion of the ongoing 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings hosted by Vietnam, and the 25th anniversary of bilateral ties.
ASEAN cooperation in COVID-19 fight reviewed World

ASEAN cooperation in COVID-19 fight reviewed

The ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) reviewed cooperation within ASEAN in the fight against COVID-19 during its third meeting, held in the form of video conferencing, on September 1.
India, Indonesia agree to expand defence ties, technology sharing World

India, Indonesia agree to expand defence ties, technology sharing

India and Indonesia have vowed to expand security cooperation in a range of areas, including defence industries and technology sharing, during talks between Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Indonesian counterpart General Prabowo Subianto earlier this week.