On this week’s DVB Debate panellists discuss whether Burma is ready to take the ASEAN chairmanship, and if the country will benefit from being part of the ASEAN community.
Defence ministers from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed on Tuesday to a three-year cooperation workplan, Xinhua News reported. The strengthening of regional military ties will[…]
ASEAN Summit drew to a close on Sunday with several member countries expressing satisfaction with the outcome of talks regarding the fragile South China Sea dispute.
Southeast Asian heads of state are working to establish a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea as tensions sidetrack the 24th ASEAN Summit in Burma’s capital, Naypyidaw. Without[…]
Burma’s President Thein Sein and his wife hosted at dinner on Saturday night at the Jade Hall of Myanmar Convention Centre in Naypyidaw for the heads of state of Southeast[…]
Senior officials from Vietnam and the Philippines said that they plan to raise the issue of China’s “provocative” behaviour in the South China Sea during the ASEAN summit, Kyodo News[…]
The sole operator of the Bangkok – Naypyidaw route will increase its frequency from five to seven flights a week to accommodate travellers attending the 2014 ASEAN summit, the Bangkok[…]
With ASEAN countries pledging to unite as a single regional market in 2015, Asia Calling brought together leaders from their fields across the region to discuss whether the union will benefit the people living in ASEAN.
The ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) began on Friday in Burma’s historic city of Bagan. The AMM started with a Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) chaired by Aung Linn, Director-General of[…]
The opening ceremony for the 7th ASEAN Para Games – hosted in Burma for the first time ever – was held at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Naypyidaw on Tuesday evening.
As the 23rd ASEAN Summit draws to a close in Brunei, Burma’s president is handed the gavel and with it, the chairmanship.
Kavi Chongkittavorn speaks to DVB about the challenges and opportunities that Burma faces as chair of ASEAN.
Malaysian officials urge Burma to take stronger actions to prevent the persecution of Muslims and to bring perpetrators to justice. Malaysia’s Foreign Minister, Anifah Aman, made the comments during the[…]