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  • ‘ASEAN is new centerpiece of Korea’s Indo-Pacific initiative’

    ‘ASEAN is new centerpiece of Korea’s Indo-Pacific initiative’

    Attending the South Korea-ASEAN foreign ministers’ session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Park said Seoul would pursue greater solidarity and mutual benefits with ASEAN, which will become the “centerpiece” of Korea’s envisioned Indo-Pacific initiative.

    August 5, 2022
  • Viet Nam can compete with ASEAN countries

    Viet Nam can compete with ASEAN countries

    Viet Nam is an attractive destination for international tourists. It’s been four months since we actually opened for international travel, and it’s a reasonable time for people to start making arrangements for their next journey. After about six to 12 months, international travel service companies start to bring Viet Nam back into their tourism programmes. …

    August 5, 2022
  • Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’, ASEAN Ministers warn

    Taiwan tensions could spark ‘open conflicts’, ASEAN Ministers warn

    China has started its large-scale military drills around self-ruled Taiwan, hours after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed from Taipei which infuriated Beijing.

    August 4, 2022
  • More of the same

    More of the same

    UN experts and rights groups are more critical of government repression, which is marked by arbitrary arrests and killings, torture and military “sweeps” that include air attacks and burning down of entire villages.

    August 4, 2022
  • Top diplomats from US, China expected at ASEAN meeting in Phnom Penh

    Top diplomats from US, China expected at ASEAN meeting in Phnom Penh

    “China’s foreign minister and the US secretary of state will attend the upcoming meetings to be hosted by Cambodia,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation spokesperson Chum Sounry confirmed to The Post on July 28.

    July 30, 2022
  • Myanmar Executions come as an embarrassment for ASEAN

    Myanmar Executions come as an embarrassment for ASEAN

    The incident which unsettled the entire world brought a major embarrassment to the ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) member countries as the incident took place barely a week before the 55th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.

    July 27, 2022
  • Transnational crimes in ASEAN increased despite travel restrictions

    Transnational crimes in ASEAN increased despite travel restrictions

    The increase in transnational crimes in the region was discussed during the 22nd ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) and other related meetings held for three days from July 19-21 via video conference.

    July 23, 2022
  • Connectivity the key

    Connectivity the key

    From 2012, though, when the relationship was elevated to a strategic partnership, policymakers on both sides have been incrementally upping the stakes, all the while keeping a wary eye on China.

    July 18, 2022
  • Positive development of VN-China relations

    Positive development of VN-China relations

    Economic and trade ties have developed stably, he said, noting that China remains the largest trading partner and the second-biggest export market of Vietnam

    July 15, 2022
  • ‘No divine medicine for crisis in Myanmar’ – Asean envoy

    ‘No divine medicine for crisis in Myanmar’ – Asean envoy

    One basic principle that all of the stakeholders could agree on was the urgent need for further assistance to Myanmar to find peace, preferably through a process of inclusive dialogue, he noted.

    July 7, 2022
  • We are more than just bit players on stage: Australia to Asean

    We are more than just bit players on stage: Australia to Asean

    China, which in February signed a proclaimed deep, strategic partnership with Russia, has not condemned President Vladimir Putin's invasion, although it has offered aid and support for Ukraine.

    July 7, 2022
  • Strategic overhang

    Strategic overhang

    The geopolitical situation in Asia, as deliberations at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore last week confirmed, remains hostage to the rivalry between the USA and China.

    June 17, 2022
  • As supply chain patterns evolve, ASEAN is more relevant

    As supply chain patterns evolve, ASEAN is more relevant

    Business of all sizes is having to grapple with issues ranging from rising inflation to conflict in Europe and renewed lockdowns in China. Amid these uncertainties, commerce remains an important driver of economic growth, with Standard Chartered predicting global trade will grow by 70 per cent to $30 trillion by the end of the decade. 

    June 10, 2022
  • Japan and US hold first strategic talks on ASEAN

    Japan and US hold first strategic talks on ASEAN

    Japan and the United States held their first strategic dialogue on Southeast Asian affairs on Wednesday, as part of broader policy coordination in an area under increasing Chinese influence.

    June 2, 2022
  • ASEAN must move more quickly

    ASEAN must move more quickly

    Just over a year ago, ASEAN released its mid-term review of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025. The review reported that 54.1 per cent of the document’s line items had been completed, with another 34.2 per cent in progress. 

    June 1, 2022
  • Balancing act 

    Balancing act 

    With a combined population inching towards 700 million, ASEAN’s 10 member-states together form the world’s fifth-largest economy with a GDP of $3.2 trillion.

    May 14, 2022
  • Biden to host US-ASEAN special summit in Washington on May 12-13

    Biden to host US-ASEAN special summit in Washington on May 12-13

    United States President Joe Biden will host a special in-person summit with ASEAN leaders on May 12-13, a White House statement said Saturday.

    April 17, 2022