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Indonesia overtakes Thailand to become Vietnam’s top car supplier in August

Tariff cuts under a regional trade deal are making cars from Southeast Asia more affordable in Vietnam.

Vietnam calls for Southeast Asian unity amid East Sea tension

'Do not let ASEAN become a playing card for the competition among major countries,' said Vietnam's leader.

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from South Korea

Vietnamese companies are turning away from Chinese petroleum suppliers in favor of South Korean.
August 12, 2017 | 10:21 pm GMT+7

Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ over North Korea hurts his Asia allies

Tensions with Pyongyang could shift U.S. attention further from the wider regional agenda in Southeast Asia, including disputed waters.
August 12, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Saigon to close downtown streets for ASEAN's 50th birthday celebrations

Avoid the area if you plan on getting anywhere fast on Tuesday.
August 07, 2017 | 04:08 pm GMT+7

Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members

Southeast Asia's single visa scheme is hoped to save a lot of time and resources, but its materialization is facing myriad challenges.
August 07, 2017 | 12:49 pm GMT+7

Top 10 photos of Southeast Asia on display in Vietnam

These stunning snaps were selected from more than 10,000 entries to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN.
August 07, 2017 | 11:32 am GMT+7

ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarization in disputed waters

The communique late on Sunday takes a stronger position than an earlier, unpublished draft.
August 06, 2017 | 09:55 pm GMT+7

ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on disputed waters

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the adoption of the framework created a foundation for negotiations that could start this year.
August 06, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asian states vow cooperation on 'growing' militant threat

'We must face the threat together,' said Wiranto, Indonesia's co-ordinating minister for security.
July 31, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Philippines drops hosting 2019 SEA Games citing war costs

The resources will be used to rebuild Marawi, a city partially occupied by Muslim militants.
July 22, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asian nations step up cooperation as Islamic State threat mounts

Fears IS fighers from Marawi may escape to nearby countries.
June 04, 2017 | 07:10 pm GMT+7

China, ASEAN agree on draft framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

'We hope that our consultations on the code are not subject to any outside interference,' said Chinese vice foreign minister.
May 18, 2017 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam raises South China Sea concerns at ASEAN-US meeting

The move came as China's construction of military infrastructures on its artificial islands in the disputed waters is nearing completion.
May 06, 2017 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Tillerson urges ASEAN to cut North Korea funding, minimize ties

All ASEAN members have diplomatic relations with North Korea and five have embassies there.
May 05, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7