Articles about Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

16 Jul 2020

World
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns

04 Nov 2019

World
World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns

The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

20 Nov 2018

World
Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

President Vladimir Putin denied any Russian involvement when US Vice President Mike Pence asked last week about meddling in the 2016 election, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said.

PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

15 Nov 2018

World
PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

28 Aug 2018

World
Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

Emphasizing the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said with the eastward shift of the global economy, the Indian Ocean is at the center of the emerging "Age of Asia" and those who live in this region bear the primary responsibility for its peace and stability.

Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam

27 Aug 2018

World
Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

27 Aug 2018

World
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.

India is one of the "most open" economies: Suresh Prabhu

02 Mar 2018

India
India is one of the "most open" economies: Suresh Prabhu

India is a "very open economy" and wants to have trade relations and pacts with all countries, said Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, ahead of a Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) meeting, in Singapore.

What we can expect from Trump's marathon 5-nation Asia tour

04 Nov 2017

World
What we can expect from Trump's marathon 5-nation Asia tour

President Donald Trump has embarked on a marathon 11-day tour of Asia, the longest by an American president to the continent in 25 years.

South China Sea: Beijing diplomatically scores over ASEAN

07 Aug 2017

World
South China Sea: Beijing diplomatically scores over ASEAN

In a new development, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to China's terms for negotiations and refrained from insisting the legal bindingness of the South China Sea (SCS) Code of Conduct.

SIMBEX 2017: India, Singapore naval exercises commence in the SCS

19 May 2017

World
SIMBEX 2017: India, Singapore naval exercises commence in the SCS

India and Singapore flagged off their 24th annual naval exercise "SIMBEX", in the disputed South China Sea on Thursday.

The US' Trans-Pacific Partnership exit could benefit India

24 Nov 2016

World
The US' Trans-Pacific Partnership exit could benefit India

US President-elect Donald Trump's announced he would exit the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office.