The ASEAN nations include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. However leaders from Myanmar and the Philippines, are not expected to attend the summit
The information was provided by US Indo-Pacific commander Admiral John C Aquilino who said ‘China has upgraded fully their potentialities and the expansion of military equipment is definitely undermining the region’
Myanmar’s refusal to let a special envoy meet ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi prompted the group to exclude junta chief Min Aung Hlaing from this week's summit
The Quad summit will take place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the resource-rich South China Sea
The United States has postponed a meeting of leaders of southeast Asian nations that was set for Las Vegas in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official said Friday
Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok for delegation-level meeting
Along with PM, EAM S Jaishankar, Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal and other dignitaries attended the meeting
Donald Trump invites ASEAN leaders to 'special summit' in US next year after skipping ongoing annual meet
President Donald Trump has invited ASEAN leaders to a 'special summit' in the United States early next year after skipping their ongoing annual summit in Thailand.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand, RCEP negotiations on cards; Sonia Gandhi to meet all Congress presidents; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits today; West Bengal govt to facilitate return of 131 people working in Jammu and Kashmir; and more
Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
Fire rages across Indonesia's Sumatra, Borneo islands; residents suffer from respiratory problems, sore eyes due to smell of burning foliage
Around 400 schools were closed on Tuesday in nine districts of Sarawak state on Borneo
Mike Pompeo to visit India as part of trip to Indo-Pacific starting 24 June; will focus on China's rising influence in region
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said that his visit to New Delhi in June will be focused on advancing the the "incredibly important" ties with India which is a significant part of president Donald Trump's strategy in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
Los Angeles calls for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels as sultanate brings in law of death by stoning for homosexuality, adultery
The new Islamic penal code, or Sharia law, which is to come into force in the tiny southeast Asian sultanate on Wednesday, has already drawn fierce criticism from rights groups and the United Nations
Elton John joins George Clooney's call to boycott hotels owned by Sultan of Brunei over nation's anti-gay laws
George Clooney and Elton John have demanded to boycott 9 hotels linked to Sultan of Brunei, after the nation enacted new laws making homosexual acts punishable by death
Narendra Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders at ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore: Maritime cooperation, trade highlighted
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
The Maritime Self Defense Force submarine Kuroshio conducted a naval exercise on Thursday with other Japanese warships in the South China Sea, including the Kaga helicopter carrier, which is on a two-month tour of Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, a Ministry of Defence spokesman said.
India to form group of ministers to resolve issues regarding proposed RCEP agreement among ASEAN countries, FTA partners
The government will set up a group of ministers (GoM) to look into issues related to the proposed mega free trade agreement RCEP, official sources said.
China resumes activities in Doka La but no steps taken by India, Bhutan to dissuade it, says top US official in Congressional meet
Alice G Wells, a top US official said in a US Congressional meeting that China has been resuming military activities in Doka La but, India and Bhutan are doing nothing to prevent it
Indo-Pacific region must be 'free, open and inclusive' to avoid protectionism, says EAM Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indo-Pacific region must be “free, open and inclusive” in the India-ASEAN dialogue in Delhi on Thursday
China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement.
China says it had an 'encounter' with Australian warships in South China Sea, asserts Beijing acted 'professionally'
Chinese and Australian naval vessels had an "encounter" in the South China Sea this week, and China acted professionally and lawfully, its defence ministry said, rejecting reports China challenged Australian warships.