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Myanmar minister joins Southeast Asian defense meeting

June 22, 2022 9:53 pm

ASEAN has sought to play a mediating role in Myanmar's crisis, fearing its increasingly violent unrest may cause problems regionally.

Opinion: How the Quad can become more than an anti-China grouping

May 25, 2022 9:34 am

Jagannath Panda writes: It potentially represents amalgamation of eastern and western 'like-minded' countries committed to rules-based liberal order.

US hails 'new era' with ASEAN as summit commits to raise level of ties

May 14, 2022 9:46 am

In a joint 28-point "vision statement" after a two-day meeting, the two sides took what analysts called a symbolic step of committing to raise their relationship from a strategic partnership to a "comprehensive strategic partnership" in November.

With China in focus, Joe Biden makes $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders

May 13, 2022 12:29 pm

On Thursday, Biden started a two-day summit with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington with a dinner for the leaders at the White House ahead of talks at the State Department on Friday.

What to expect from Europe-ASEAN relations in 2022

January 14, 2022 9:26 pm

🔴 One of the EU's tests for 2022 will be convincing Southeast Asian countries that it can be a more rounded partner and not just a financier of ASEAN projects.

Xi Jinping says China will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia

November 22, 2021 5:26 pm

Xi made the remarks during a virtual conference with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, held to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between China and the grouping.

In the wake of China-US rivalry, India needs to reboot its ASEAN strategy

November 01, 2021 10:01 am

India needs a comprehensive effort to promote a better Asian understanding of its policies and the new opportunities they present for deeper economic and political cooperation.

US, China, Russia join Asia summit amid regional disputes

October 27, 2021 11:16 pm

The three-day ASEAN meetings have been clouded by a diplomatic standoff after military-ruled Myanmar skipped the summit in protest of ASEAN’s move to bar Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, whose forces seized power in February, from attending.

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in rare move

October 16, 2021 5:59 pm

Singapore's foreign ministry said on Saturday the move to exclude junta chief Min Aung Hlaing was a "difficult, but necessary, decision to uphold ASEAN's credibility".

October 9, 1981, Forty Years Ago: PM in Manila

October 09, 2021 1:05 am

Mrs Gandhi told ASEAN nations, with whom India has differing perceptions on certain issues, notably Kampuchea, that, “India is next door and history makes us, if I may so, an honorary member of your region.”


Top Frames: Pics of the week gone by

November 16, 2014 9:07 am

Here are the pics of the week gone by.


US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

Japan looks towards ASEAN and India for business expansion

December 22, 2015 12:26 pm

Thailand/Singapore, Dec 04 (ANI): Tokyo-based leading manufacturing company of consumer electronics, Casio Computer established subsidiary in Thailand - the largest market in ASEAN. Casio has strengthened relationship with Thailand with the introduction of Casio Marketing Thailand. Casio Marketing Thailand was established in July last year, as the fourth subsidiary of Casio in the ASEAN region. The company first established ASEAN regional headquarter in Singapore in 2001 and expanded its sales offices to Indonesia in 2011 and Malaysia in 2014. Casio has been promoting its products and brands through its distributor networks in Thailand since the 1970s. Casio brand are most famous for its best selling G-SHOCK, with total sales of over 80 million units since its first sales in 1983. Casio introduced the new model of G-SHOCK MTG series, which added to Casio’s “Global Time Sync” collection, featuring world’s first “GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor Technology” which utilizes radio wave time calibration and GPS signals for instant and precise timekeeping across the changing time zones. Casio is also a market pioneer for the next generation projector.