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ASEAN and Australia urge calm in East Sea

Leaders from ASEAN also agreed to work more closely to tackle the growing menace of violent extremism and radicalization.

Southeast Asia, Australia 'gravely' concerned by North Korean weapons

North Korea has boasted of its plans to develop a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.

Australia warns Southeast Asia of high-tech terror threat

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the use of the 'dark web' by extremists and other criminals was a spiralling problem.
March 17, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Rejecting protectionism, ASEAN and Australia commit to free trade

'Protectionism is a dead end,' Australian Prime Minister said.
March 16, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte to skip regional summit in Australia

He will not join fellow Southeast Asian leaders in Sydney, due to 'developments at home.'
March 05, 2018 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to increase environment tax on petroleum products

The tax hike would add $690 million to the state coffers if approved.
February 23, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

SE Asia ministers air concerns over Beijing's activities in disputed waters

China continued land reclamation even after talks began between their 10-member bloc and Beijing to agree a code of conduct.
February 06, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Illegal Vietnamese workers arrested in Thailand amid large-scale crackdown

The group said they were on their way home for Tet after they were discovered crammed in the back of a van.
February 06, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces 'cooling crisis'

Energy demand from Vietnam and its neighbors climbed 70 percent from 2000 to 2016.
January 29, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Power stacked against SE Asia's poor as China dams Mekong

'Even though there are less fish we are still trying because we don't have any other jobs and we have no land to farm.'
January 08, 2018 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Singapore fourth-quarter GDP growth slows as manufacturing loses steam

It was slightly below the median forecast of 2.9 percent growth in a Reuters survey.
January 02, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

ASEAN fails to condemn attacks on Rohingya

The ASEAN countries stayed silent over the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. 
November 16, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

China, Philippines agree to avoid force in flashpoint waters

The two countries have agreed to resolve the waters dispute via talks.
November 16, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Trump skips East Asia leaders Summit, sends Tillerson instead

Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he delivered his prepared remarks during a lunch with the leaders instead.
November 14, 2017 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in troubled waters

Code of conduct in the flasthpoint East Sea talked at ASEAN Summit in Manila, but final agreement has yet to be reached. 
November 14, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7
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