Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Trade disputes to dominate as ASEAN meets in Bangkok

Southeast Asian leaders will dissect the impact of the US-China tariff war this weekend at a Bangkok summit, with Beijing determined to drive forward a trade pact sweeping in 40 percent of global commerce -- but excluding America.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

S Korean president writes about ASEAN before his visit to the region

On the eve of his tour to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In writes about the association.

February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019

‘Asean stands ready to provide healthcare to Rohingyas’

Asean cannot discuss with Myanmar on how to provide citizenship to the Rohingya, but stands ready to provide healthcare and education, says Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.

January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018

Put pressure on Myanmar for ensuring safe return of Rohingyas: ASEAN body

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights call upon the Southeast Asian regional community to mount pressure on Myanmar for ensuring safe and voluntary repatriation of the Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

ASEAN summit draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis

A draft of the statement to be issued after a Southeast Asian summit makes no mention of the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar's Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has been described by the United Nations as ethnic cleansing.