China wants ASEAN to let Myanmar coup leader join summit, but fails

China 11/19/21, 16:17

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has opposed China’s proposal to invite Myanmar junta leader Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to attend their special summit next week. Reuters citing diplomatic sources, reported on Thursday, Nov. 18, that a Chinese envoy has lobbied ASEAN to let the Myanmar military ruler join the ASEAN-China ...

US spy plane in maritime drills with ASEAN navy ships

U.S. 09/05/19, 15:38

The U.S. Navy's spy plane P8-Alpha Poseidon conducted a reconnaissance, flying over the Gulf of Thailand Thursday, Sept. 5, and displaying the increased military co-operation between the United States and Southeast Asian countries. The P8-Alpha’s reconnoiter flight is part of the first joint ASEAN-US maritime drills that started on Sept. 2, ...

Pompeo on trade disputes, North Korea, Cambodia at ASEAN meeting

China 08/01/19, 16:38

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday tackled several of the country's most critical foreign policy concerns in the Asia-Pacific region at the 52nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) in Bangkok, Thailand. Tasked with conveying a message of assurance over U.S. power and influence across ...

U.S. flexes new muscle in Asia

U.S. 11/15/18, 13:42

In Singapore, Vice President Mike Pence seeks to reassure a region that feels pressured by Beijing’s expansion in the South China Sea

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