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Aerial photo shows Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhou Hua)

China, ASEAN to jointly take strategic partnership to a higher level

By He Yin During the Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations and the 6th Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign...
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ASEAN summit on Myanmar set for April 24 – Indonesian official

(dpa) - Leaders of South-East Asian countries are expected to meet in the Indonesian capital next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar...
Participants attend the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region in Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait, Nov. 4, 2019. Kuwait will witness rapid growth in passenger and cargo traffic over the next ten years, bringing annual revenues of about 800 million U.S. dollars, an official of Kuwaiti aviation authorities said on Monday. At the opening ceremony of the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, president of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of Kuwait, said that it is estimated that the number of passengers in 2037 will reach about 42 million annually in Kuwait. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

53rd ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting kicks off online

The 53rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings opened on Wednesday via video link under the chair...

UN report: Pandemic response in South-East Asia must address rising inequalities

The United Nations has commended governments in South-East Asia for acting swiftly to stem the most serious health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Robust...

FIFA, ASEAN collaborate to promote healthy lifestyles

FIFA and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Saturday to join forces to leverage...
Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan

Immortalize Kofi Annan: To inspire unborn generations- GIGS

Ghana Institute of Governance and Security (GIGS) has underscored the need for all global organisations to immortalize late former United Nations Secretary General Kofi...
China-ASEAN International Production Capacity Cooperation

ASEAN to Deepen Collaboration and Grow Exchanges

The 2017 Tuole Forum on “China-ASEAN International Production Capacity Cooperation” was held in Panzhou, Liupanshui, in southwest China’s Guizhou Province on Nov. 9. At...
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ASEAN Could Thrive in an Equitable, inclusive & sustainable growth

The ASEAN Economic Integration Forum 2017 (AEIF 2017) opened in Bangkok today with calls to promote more inclusive growth in the development of the...

ASEAN leaders call for encouragement of female entrepreneurship in Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Forum  on  Fostering  Women’s Entrepreneurship   today   underscored  that  increasing  women’s  economic participation  and  entrepreneurship  in Southeast Asia will be...
China and ASEAN

FM says China and ASEAN Are Collaborating on mutual set of rules

Tides have risen and fallen over the past year, and the South China Sea has returned to calm, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made...
South China Sea

Despite U.S. meddling, China and ASEAN back on track over South China Sea

The probability of agreement on a framework for a code of conduct in the South China Sea between China and the Association of Southeast...

Cambodia to host World Economic Forum on ASEAN in May

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that Phnom Penh would host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN on May 10...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (9th R) attends the 11th East Asia Summit in Vientiane, Laos, Sept. 8, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

ASEAN hopes to build a strong community and enrich cooperation with China

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded its 28th and 29th Summits and related leaders' meeting here on Thursday, with pledges to strengthen...

Sept. 8 world news summary at 1530 GMT

VIENTIANE -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded its 28th and 29th Summits and related leaders' meeting here on Thursday, with pledges...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (5th L) attends the 19th summit between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of China-ASEAN Dialogue Relations, in Vientiane, Laos, Sept. 7, 2016. (Xinhua/Gao Jie)

China pledges to form closer relations with ASEAN

"If we say the past 25 years were a period of growth for the China-ASEAN relations, the upcoming 25 years will be a period...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi talks about China-US relations and China's economic development in the Statemen's Forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington on Thursday. During his US visit, which began on Monday and ended on Thursday, Wang met with US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and other top US government and opinion leaders, and discussed important bilateral, regional and global issues. [China Daily]

FM says communication between China and ASEAN could improve mutual ties

The meeting, held ahead of the 25th anniversary of China-ASEAN dialogue relations, was the first of its kind in three years. “The meeting delivered the...

April 26 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

SEOUL -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday said that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) can conduct its fifth nuclear test...
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AMRO head post goes to China’s finance official

The AMRO Executive Committee has decided to appoint Chang Junhong, an official with China's Ministry of Finance, as the next AMRO director, according to...

America must revere the ASEAN code of centrality

by Xinhua writers Liu Si, Ling Shuo, Chen Jipeng The United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday issued...

U.S. struggles at rebalancing Asia-Pacific

by Xinhua Writer Luo Jun The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)'s neutral stance in the South China Sea should not be a disappointment...
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Self serving Asia policy of US creates tensions

by Xinhua writer Zhu Dongyang It is regrettable that some U.S. politicians should take as priority the South China Sea issue at Monday's special...
ASEAN delegates attend the 3rd ASEAN Peacekeeping Centers Network Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Oct. 7, 2015. Senior peacekeepers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met here on Wednesday to exchange experience and expertise in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

Monetary group turning point in ASEAN’s coordination

by Xie Meihua The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the first of its kind in Asia, will serve as...
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ASEAN Economic Community to table opportunities and trials to Vietnam

According to Le Dang Doanh, former head of Vietnam's Central Institute for Economic Management, AEC will create a single market with the free flow...

ASEAN unrealistic to wind up “workshop of world” notwithstanding currency shortcoming

By Tan Shih Ming While currency weakness in recent months have given rise to discussions whether the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)...
global village

Ghanaian Companies in the practice of Multiculturalism

By Kwesi Atta Sakyi???????????????????????????????????????????????????? 13th December 2014 ? In this era of globalisation, we live in a global village and work in a multicultural milieu, with...

The Myth of South China Sea?s ?Multi-Lateral Negotiation? Scheme against China

There is a recent but often repeated myth in the Western media, that China is against and fear a ?multi-lateral negotiation scheme, where the...

Cracks in ASEAN: HUN SEN, LET PEACE Reigns in Asia and Keep Imperialists Out

On Tuesday evening I had a chat with a buddy in Phnom Penh covering the EAST ASIA+ASEAN Regional meeting and O Bum Ma?s visit...

Civil society events disrupted by authorities ahead of ASEAN summit

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UN official welcomes ASEAN commitment to human rights, but concerned over declaration wording

High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferr?19 November 2012 ? The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the renewed...