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Top U.S. diplomat for Asia to visit four ASEAN countries

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia will visit Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand from the weekend after President Joe Biden pledged stepped up…

Philippines’ Duterte tells summit he ‘abhors’ maritime incident involving China

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday told a regional summit hosted by Chinese leader Xi Jinping that he "abhors" a recent altercation with Chinese ships in the…

Myanmar junta chief to be absent from China-ASEAN leader summit -sources

(Reuters) - Myanmar's junta leader Min Aung Hlaing is not attending a virtual China-ASEAN leaders' summit on Monday, according to two sources with knowledge of the meeting. The sources, from…

UK to host G7 foreign and development ministers on Dec. 10-12

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will host foreign and development ministers from the G7 group of industrialised nations and from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a summit in…

India-Vietnam Political Consultations and Strategic Dialogue

The 11th round of Political Consultations and the 8th round of Strategic Dialogue between the Foreign Ministries of India and Vietnam was held online between Smt. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary…

Myanmar defies international pressure, rejects Suu Kyi visit

(Reuters) - Myanmar's ruling military on Wednesday stood by its decision to deny a Southeast Asian envoy access to detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi, resisting growing international pressure…

New ASEAN chair Cambodia to keep pressure on Myanmar junta

By Prak Chan Thul and Tom Allard PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia, the incoming chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), will push Myanmar's military rulers to open…

Australia, ASEAN to establish comprehensive strategic partnership – ASEAN

(Reuters) - Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed during a summit on Wednesday to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership between them, ASEAN chair Brunei said. "ASEAN…

Biden joins U.S.-ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

By Trevor Hunnicutt, David Brunnstrom and Ain Bandial WASHINGTON/BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden joined Southeast Asian leaders for a virtual summit on Tuesday, the first time in…

ASEAN chair Brunei says Myanmar should be given space to return to normalcy

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Reuters) - Myanmar should be given space to return to normalcy in line with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) principle of non-interference, the bloc's chair…

18th ASEAN-India Summit (October 28, 2021) and 16th East Asia Summit (October 27, 2021)

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will attend 18th ASEAN-India Summit to be held virtually on October 28, 2021 at the invitation of Sultan of Brunei. The Summit will be attended…

Myanmar says it’s committed to ASEAN peace plan, despite general’s snub

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military rulers pledged on Sunday to cooperate "as much as possible" with a peace plan agreed with ASEAN, despite a stern rebuke of the regional bloc for…