09:37 | 29/06/2015
Recently, as The Diplomat reported, China declared that some of its land reclamation work in the South China Sea will be completed soon. Considering the feverish pace of Chinese activity in this respect over the past few months, one might be tempted to heave a sigh of relief.
14:40 | 23/06/2015
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday ignited a storm of social media debate when he used a racial epithet in an interview posted online that discussed race relations following the recent killings of nine black churchgoers.
15:37 | 21/06/2015
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was elected as President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party at the 38th central committee conference on June 20th, replacing Chea Sim who passed away on June 8th.
17:07 | 18/06/2015
The 28th SEA Games wrapped up in Singapore on June 16th with the region’s attention shifted to Malaysia, the host of the 2017 games.
17:03 | 18/06/2015
The Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN) will enhance cooperation to effectively meet the challenges posed by non-traditional security issues, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.
23:58 | 11/06/2015
ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat Director-General Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Yaakob said on June 10th that the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) believes a judicious mechanism could solve disputes in the East Sea.
23:47 | 11/06/2015
The Shangri-La 2015 Dialogue taking place in Singapore from May 29th– 31th brought together defence officials and armed forces’ commanders from 30 countries in the world with the guest of honor Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong.
11:30 | 08/06/2015
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is confident the ASEAN Community will be established by the end of this year, but added the quality of ASEAN integration will depend on how it resolves outstanding issues, including the territorial dispute in East Sea.
09:00 | 03/06/2015
US President Barack Obama has stated that China’s illegal construction projects in the East Sea are counter-productive and called for an end to aggressive action in the region.
00:05 | 02/06/2015
The 14th Shangri-La Dialogue ended in Singapore on May 31st with a message that dialogue is needed to build trust and transparency.
17:10 | 30/05/2015
Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to address the "root causes" of the current migrant crisis at a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 29th.
17:11 | 29/05/2015
On May 28th, the Finnish Parliament officially elected the Chairman of the Centre Party, Juha Sipila as the new Finnish Prime Minister.
00:19 | 29/05/2015
Washington supports resolving disputes in the East Vietnam Sea through peaceful measures based on international law, visiting Senator John McCain, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, told his host in Hanoi.
18:55 | 27/05/2015
On May 26th, the Indian authorities reported that at least 1,000 people have died due to a major heatwave that swept across India with temperatures nearing 50 Degree Celsius.
17:58 | 27/05/2015
Japanese Prime Minister, (PM) Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to the Ukraine in early June, before attending the G7 summit in Germany on June 7th – 8th.
00:27 | 27/05/2015
Up to 300 regional small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are taking part in the ASEAN SME Showcase and Conference (ASSC) 2015 in Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur.
19:03 | 26/05/2015
The Japan Meteorological Agency reported that an earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Tokyo on May 25th.
06:59 | 26/05/2015
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on May 25th 2015, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
20:09 | 25/05/2015
The 68th Cannes Film Festival has announced its winner after 12 days of competition.
19:06 | 25/05/2015
The Republic of Korea (RoK) government opened bidding on May 23rd for contractors seeking the recovery contract for the Sewol ferry which sank a year ago with the loss of 304 lives, most of them students on a school trip.