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Support freedom of navigation in South China Sea: Rajnath Singh at ASEAN meet

June 16, 2021 10:33 pm

The South China Sea is a major point of dispute between China and the US. Washington has rejected Beijing’s territorial claims over the resource-rich waters. China, in recent years, has increased its military presence in the South China Sea.

EU-ASEAN aviation deal: How will it benefit the two blocs?

June 16, 2021 1:19 pm

When the agreement is eventually signed, which is expected in late 2021, airlines of the combined 37 states will be able to fly any number of nonstop flights between countries in both blocs.

Terrorism, radicalisation gravest threats facing world: Rajnath Singh

June 16, 2021 11:43 am

In a virtual address at the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), Singh called for strong action against those encouraging, supporting and financing terrorism and provide shelter to terrorists, seen as a veiled reference to Pakistan.

Suu Kyi's trial set to start in Myanmar, junta rejects UN rights chief's statement

June 14, 2021 10:18 am

Aung San Suu Kyi, 75, is due to face trial on Monday on charges of breaching coronavirus regulations while campaigning for the election she won last November and also for possession of unlicensed walkie-talkies.

ASEAN envoys meet Myanmar junta leader to press for dialogue

June 05, 2021 9:50 am

Friday's meeting received a cool response from members of Myanmar's opposition shadow government. The National Unity Government said at a rare online news conference that ASEAN should meet with them as well, not just the military.

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar, seeks talks

May 25, 2021 9:23 am

The U.N. envoy also cited reports of unconfirmed deaths, injuries, and damage to houses and civilian property in the town of Mindat in western Chin state, where the junta declared martial law because of armed resistance to military rule.

Myanmar unity government tells ASEAN no talks until prisoners freed

April 28, 2021 10:57 am

But the junta has already declined to accept proposals to resolve the crisis that emerged from an ASEAN summit last weekend that was attended by Myanmar's Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, but no-one from the civilian side.

ASEAN leaders demand Myanmar coup leaders end killings

April 24, 2021 7:16 pm

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said , "Violence must be stopped, democracy, stability and peace in Myanmar must be returned immediately,"

Myanmar junta chief to attend ASEAN summit on first foreign trip since coup

April 17, 2021 3:31 pm

Mynmar Junta Chief Min Aung Hlaing who evicted the elected government in a coup on February 1 , will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nation Summit in Jakatra planned for April 21.

Can the European Union's climate change plan work in Southeast Asia?

March 31, 2021 10:31 pm

After the European Union became a "strategic partner" of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc in December 2020, both blocs pledged to make climate change policy a key area of cooperation.


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.