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Apr 03, 2019
Los Angeles calls for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels as sultanate brings in law of death by stoning for homosexuality, adulteryThe 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
Mar 31, 2019
Elton John joins George Clooney's call to boycott hotels owned by Sultan of Brunei over nation's anti-gay lawsGeorge 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
Nov 15, 2018
Narendra Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders at ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore: Maritime cooperation, trade highlightedPrime 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.
Sep 17, 2018
Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea; move set to raise hackles of BeijingThe 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.
Aug 07, 2018
India to form group of ministers to resolve issues regarding proposed RCEP agreement among ASEAN countries, FTA partnersThe 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.
Jul 28, 2018
China resumes activities in Doka La but no steps taken by India, Bhutan to dissuade it, says top US official in Congressional meetAlice 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
Jul 20, 2018
Indo-Pacific region must be 'free, open and inclusive' to avoid protectionism, says EAM Sushma SwarajExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indo-Pacific region must be “free, open and inclusive” in the India-ASEAN dialogue in Delhi on Thursday
May 20, 2018
In a first, Chinese air force lands strategic bombers on disputed South China Sea islandChina'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.
Apr 20, 2018
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.
Mar 05, 2018
As US, Vietnam bolster military ties, USS Carl Vinson's arrival in Danang represents show of strength amid South China Sea tensionsA US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in the disputed South China Sea