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China urges ASEAN secretary-general to stay neutral on South China Sea issue


China on Wednesday refuted ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh's recent accusation that China had complicated the situation in the South China Sea, saying the comments departed from the neutral role that the ASEAN Secretariat should play.

Chinese, Malaysian FMs meet on ties, ASEAN


​Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Monday with his Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman here in New York on promoting deeper bilateral cooperation.

ASEAN+3 ministers see intra travel main source of tourism growth


Tourism ministers from the ASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan and South Korea) said here on Monday that intra-APT travel remained the main source of tourism growth in the region.

Myanmar strives for accountable governance of ASEAN community


Myanmar is striving for accountable governance of ASEAN Community and anti-corruption, taking initiatives to establish a related framework in the aspect, the semi-official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.

21st Century Maritime Silk Road to benefit ASEAN: experts


The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will benefit a lot from the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, experts said here Saturday.

Indonesian official underlines importance of peace, economic growth for ASEAN


Countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should stay vigilant in maintaining regional peace and stability while striving for better economic prospects, Indonesian Ambassador to China Soegeng Rahardjo said in a written speech.

AEC starting point to connect ASEAN with neighbors: former Thai deputy PM


Thailand's former deputy prime minister Korn Dabbaransi said here Saturday that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries should not confine themselves within the boundary of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) as its community building process is scheduled to be accomplished in 2015.

Brunei's sultan congratulates Laos on National Day


​Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has sent messages of congratulations to Lao leaders on the occasion of the country's National Day, the state- run Radio and Television Brunei (RTB) reported on Wednesday.

ASEAN army chiefs meet in Vietnam for further cooperation


Army chiefs from Southeast Asian countries gathered here Wednesday for discussion focused on increasing the coordination capacity among their armies in response to non-traditional challenges.

24th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet kicks off in Vietnam


​The 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Armies Rifle Meet (AARM 24) officially kicked off at Mieu Mon National Training Center in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Wednesday.