Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung speaks at the symposium themed “ASEAN-Japan Cooperation for Prosperity” in Hanoi on June 4 (Photo: VNA)

ASEAN, Japan are close, important partners of each other: official

Relations between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan are of great significance, and they have become close and important partners of each other, according to Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
A corner of Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur (Source: New Straits Times)

Malaysia keen to be commerce gateway for ASEAN, China

Malaysia is ideally placed to be the gateway for commodities trade between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said.
RoK President Moon Jae-in. (Source: Time Magazine)

RoK President to hold special summit with ASEAN leaders

 President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in will hold a summit with the leaders of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in November, the RoK’s Presidential Residence said on April 1.
RoK President Moon Jae-in and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah inspect guard of honour (Source: yonhap)

RoK, Brunei agree to enhance bilateral cooperation

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Brunei have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation as well as the former’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
A photo of UK diplomats and ASEAN representatives (Photo: asean.org)

ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

The UK and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to maintain close ties via official channels following Brexit, during a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta on January 10.
Asian tourists in Myanmar (Source: The Myanmar Times)

Outbound travelling in Asia forecast to grow in 2019

Tourism consultant IPK International forecast that outbound travelling in Asia will grow by 6 percent in 2019, equivalent to the global average, according to its World Travel Monitor report.