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ASEAN Summit

Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Duterte stresses non-interference policy at ASEAN summit (full speech)

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29 at his speech the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit emphasised the importance of non-interference...
Laos kicks off ASEAN chair – security, integration on top of agenda

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Laos this week kicked off its chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, with an agenda-setting meeting of the bloc’s foreign...
Myanmar says it wants to launch the AEC by January 1, 2015

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The Myanmar government plans to implement the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by January 1, 2015, according to the Minister for National Planning and Economic...
Obama expected to push for closer ties with ASEAN during visit

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US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, which includes Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, at the end of April is expected to...
Philippines to host ASEAN Economic Community forum

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Government officials and entrepreneurs of ASEAN will gather in Metro Manila of the Philippines for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Forum to coordinate regional...
Myanmar to chair 280 ASEAN meetings in 2014

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During the year 2014 when Myanmar holds the ASEAN chairmanship, the country is scheduled to host 280 bloc meetings, including two major summits, according...
Laos seeks infrastructure investors

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The Lao government is planning to launch an initiative to promote joint investment between state and private sectors to upgrade the country's roads in...
Japan aims to lure more ASEAN tourists

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In an effort to compete with South Korea in drawing tourists from the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations, Japan has been stepping up...
Japan in $20b ASEAN charm offensive

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Japan has pledged $20 billion in financial support to Southeast Asian countries at the Japan-ASEAN summit in a bid to counter the increasing influence...
Myanmar to host ASEAN meetings in several cities

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Myanmar is planning to host ASEAN related meetings next year in various cities while serving as chair of the ASEAN bloc of nations in...
Myanmar to spend $34m on ASEAN chairmanship

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Myanmar's presidential office has allocated a budget of 33.4 billion kyat ($34 million) to host ASEAN summits in 2014 after the took over the...
ASEAN ministers call for ICT masterplan

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ASEAN's Information and Communication (ICT) ministers unanimously called for the immediate commencement of the post-2015 ICT Masterplan, Bernama reported. This is to ensure that...
Myanmar pledges to shine as ASEAN chair

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Myanmar has pledged to undertake well the leadership role of ASEAN in 2014 in gaining the momentum of ASEAN achievements, fulfilling the 2015 ASEAN...
Brunei, looking forward to economic transition

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Brunei stood in the limelight this year for holding the chairmanship of ASEAN, and the country has positioned itself well on the diplomatic stage,...
Myanmar handed over ASEAN chairmanship

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Myanmar was formally handed over the chairmanship of ASEAN at the 23rd ASEAN Summit in Brunei on October 10. The country will take on...
After Obama, Kerry cancels Philippines trip

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was supposed to make a visit to the Philippines on behalf of US President Barack Obama on...
23rd ASEAN Summit opened in Brunei

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The 23rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit kicked off in Brunei on October 9, bringing together leaders from ten ASEAN member states. Themed...