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ASEAN open to help in solving drug menace but member states still have final say
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:22

MANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, under the chairmanship of the Philippines, said it welcomes the help of countries ...

Asean reaches regional consensus over rights of migrant workers
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:22

ALMOST ten years of policy jostling between Southeast Asian nations has culminated in a pact which pledges to uphold the human rights of migrant worke...

Pilita’s moment at ASEAN gala dinner
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:18

Am I the heart-over-head type of a woman? Yes, I am. When I fall in love, talagang todo-todo, walang preno. That’s why when I fall, I fall flat on m...

Singapore’s prime minister calls Asean a “lifeboat” for Southeast Asian countries
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:47

Prime Minister Lee says that Asean must remain steadfast in confronting emerging security challenges, such as North Korea and the South China Sea Phi...

Artists speak up on canceled ASEAN music fest
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:19

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino performers took to social media their concerns and disappointments over the canceled Association of Southeast Asian N...

ASEAN Plus Three leaders condemn North Korean nukes as Abe urges more pressure
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:37

Abe told his counterparts that approaching Pyongyang for talks now would result in nothing meaningful, according to a Japanese government source. Jap...

Asean must stay credible, united on issues of concern: PM Lee
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:28

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) must stay united and credible on issues of regional and international concern such as North Korea a...

ASEAN music festival cancelled due to overcrowding
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:18

MANILA, Philippines - The ASEAN music festival held in Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati was cancelled late Tuesday evening due to overcrowding. philsta...

Terrorism and security threats lead discussions at this year’s Asean summit
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:12

Duterte was met with support from his fellow Asean leaders after issuing a warning about the growing threat of terrorism in Southeast Asia    Philip...

Police file case vs Teddy Casiño, Renato Reyes over ASEAN protest
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:32

Cops say Casiño, Reyes, and another protester – Neil … former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño, Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes...

11 Leaders of Asean member-states, dialogue partners arrive in Clark
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:20

A total of 11 leaders of Asean member-states and dialogue partners arrived in the country via Clark International Airport over the weekend. Among the ...

S. Korean leader urges increased cooperation in summit with ASEAN
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:17

MANILA (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for efforts to diversify and upgrade relations between South K 코리아헤럴드

ASEAN calls for de-escalation of tensions in Korean Peninsula
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:22

MANILA, Philippines — Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations called for the de-escalation of tensions in the Korean Peninsula and u...

Asean signs free trade and investment deals with Hong Kong
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:12

The trade deal will see Asean countries decrease or abolish customs duties on products from Hong Kong, which is known for being one of the region’s ...

CIMB's Nazir Razak plans Asean fund of up to US$1b
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:21

PROMINENT banker Nazir Razak, brother of Malaysia's prime minister, together with four others including an outgoing senior executive at Singapore...

Trump, Duterte meet in Manila at Asean gala dinner
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:11

US President Donald Trump is attending a gala in the Philippines celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Phili...

Cambodia, Myanmar chiefs first to arrive for ASEAN Summit
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:13

Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi were the first leaders to arrive in the Philippines for the 31st Association...

North Korea, Marawi siege, sea feud top ASEAN summit worries
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:35

Southeast Asia started banding its unwieldy cluster of fledgling democracies, monarchies and authoritarian regimes into an EU-like collective half a c...

South-east Asian crises far from Malcolm Turnbull's agenda at APEC, ASEAN summits
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:18

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Chef Jessie, Sofitel prep Filipino-Asian feast for Asean gala dinner
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:19

Chef Jessie Sincioco would prepare a four-course Filipino-Asian meal for the 1,300 guests of the special gala dinner for the 50th anniversary celebrat...

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