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ASEAN summit

Ties with Asean

Indonesia hosted the 43rd Asean summit and related summits at the capital city of Jakarta. Two days before Prime Minister…

ASEAN summit kicks-off in Bangkok

Leaders are hoping for a breakthrough in RCEP talks at this weekend's meeting of the ASEAN after seven years of negotiations over the deal, which would comprise 30 per cent of global commerce and half the world's population if signed.

Asean foreign ministers begin summit in Thailand

Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai also stressed the role of the ASEAN bloc to lead challenges such as the fight against climate change, growing trade competition among regional powers and the rise of nationalism

ASEAN Summit: Leaders talk free trade, sustainability

The Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-ocha - whose country currently chairs the bloc, 10 years after its last chairmanship - had warned on the eve of the gathering of ASEAN leaders that the US-China trade war was creating uncertainty in the global economy.