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Eye on China, PM says ASEAN unity, centrality always important for India

October 29, 2021 12:48 am

ASEAN’s unity and centrality have always been an important priority for India, Modi said on Thursday and announced that 2022 will be celebrated as the “ASEAN-India Friendship Year” to mark 30 years of their partnership.

East Asia Summit signals India will pursue bilateral pacts with ASEAN countries

November 20, 2020 8:43 am

In the absence of taking on the Chinese dragon, the focus has been on emphasising ASEAN centrality. While this is a given in almost every ASEAN partner’s statement, the reiteration in various documents this time gives the impression that the centrality of ASEAN is actually under challenge.

North Korea says "pointless" for Kim Jong Un to attend S.Korea ASEAN summit

November 22, 2019 11:28 am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sent a letter of invitation to Kim on Nov. 5, with an offer for an envoy to attend if he was unable to participate, the official KCNA news agency said.

ASEAN summit: PM Modi meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi, discusses bilateral ties

November 03, 2019 9:36 pm

It is not immediately known whether the issue of Rohingya Muslims figured in the meeting between the two leaders.

Ocean’s eleven

July 03, 2019 1:58 am

India and ASEAN agree on their outlook to the Indo-Pacific. They must act in concert.

Southeast Asian leaders open ASEAN summit in Bangkok

June 22, 2019 2:22 pm

Formed more than half a century ago, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has historically struggled with challenges facing the region because it works only by consensus and is reluctant to become involved in any matter regarded as internal to a member state.

Three years, no takers for India’s $1-billion credit line for ASEAN digital links

April 04, 2018 8:03 am

Government sources said that the pilot projects “had been planned to ensure better takeoff of credit line projects and to reduce the dependence of the ASEAN countries solely on China. These, we hope, will be like trailers of the movies, yet to be released.”

India rolls out the red carpet for ASEAN

January 26, 2018 9:23 am

It shows the heft that New Delhi has gained over the last few years as a credible geo-strategic partner of the ASEAN, and also reflects a reaction to the aggressive posture adopted by China in the South China Sea

China downplays ASEAN leaders attendance at 69th Republic Day

January 25, 2018 6:07 pm

In an unprecedented event, all the 10 ASEAN leaders will also be the chief guests at the Republic Day parade.

Commemorative summit meet and Republic Day celebrations: Ten good reasons for optimism over ASEAN

January 26, 2018 8:43 am

From the unsure engagement of 40 years ago to Prime Minister Modi’s decisive shift to ‘Act East’, India-ASEAN relations have come a long way. An important chapter in the emergence of a shared trade and geostrategic vision will unfold over today and tomorrow.


ASEAN summit: PM Modi meets world leaders at gala dinner in Manila, shakes hand with Donald Trump

November 12, 2017 9:31 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Manila on Sunday to take part in the 50th edition of the ASEAN Summit and, also, the East Asia Summit. (Source: PTI)

Narendra Modi charms leaders at ASEAN

November 12, 2014 2:08 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his 11-day foreign tour and impressed all at ASEAN summit.