The disaster mitigation agency said the tourism spot had been closed and the alert status of the volcano was being evaluated. (Photo: BNPB Indonesia/Twitter)The disaster mitigation agency said the tourism spot had been closed and the alert status of the v

Indonesia: volcano erupts near Bandung city

A volcano erupted near Indonesia's third-biggest city of Bandung on July 26, sending ash several hundred metres into the air and triggering warnings for people to stay away.
Late ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan (Source: Xinhua/VNA)

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.