Asean Summit 2019

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PM refuses ex-Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy entry into Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has made clear that Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy will be refused entry to Thailand on his way to the Cambodian border town of…

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ASEAN believes RCEP makes tremendous progress despite India’s absence

Even though India is not yet on board the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), ASEAN leaders believe that they have made a breakthrough to make one of the world’s most…

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RCEP deal hits snag but expected to be concluded next year

Concern, by India, over the prospect of cheap and mass-produced Chinese products flooding the Indian market has stalled plans to sign the world’s largest trade deal, known as the Regional…

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ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 6

Khun Winittha Jitkree will take the audience to small communities, in and around Manila, to see how they turn garbage into something of value to the communities.

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other ASEAN representatives at the ASEAN-US summit with US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien this morning.

Trump “snubbed” by ASEAN in its summit with US

The Thai Foreign Ministry has tried to play down what has been seen as a partial boycott by ASEAN countries today of the ASEAN-US summit in which only three of…

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Leaders told to create a truly child-friendly ASEAN

Thailand’s Minister of Social Development and Human Security Chuti Krairiksh today (Friday) urged all ASEAN member countries to make a child-friendly ASEAN a reality. In his address on the 30th…

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Workers put up a sign to welcome leaders to the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand October 29, 2019 REUTERS/Patpicha Tanakasempipat

U.S. set to disappoint Asia with downgraded delegation for Bangkok summits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has downgraded its participation in back-to-back Asia-Pacific summits in Bangkok next week, a move bound to disappoint Asian partners worried by China’s expanding influence….

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Gen Prawit confident of security arrangements for ASEAN summit

Deputy Prime Minister in charge of security affairs, General Prawit Wongsuwan, has confidence in the security measures for ASEAN leaders, their dialogue partners and delegates attending the 35th ASEAN summit…

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Thailand will negotiate with US on GSP issue during ASEAN Summit in Bangkok

Thailand will hold talks with the United States, about the GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) suspension for Thai exports to the US market, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit,…

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ARF discussed cooperation on security issues

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from world powers including the United States, China and Russia discussed cooperation on a number of security…

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Spouses of ASEAN Foreign Ministers visited Thai Food Heritage Center

The spouses of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN and Dialogue Partners joined Mrs. Narirat Pramudwinai, spouse of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand in a visit to the…

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(Photo) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo poses with his ASEAN counterparts for a family photo during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand August 1st, 2019/ REUTERS (Jonathan Ernst/Pool)

Pompeo says U.S. doesn’t ask Southeast Asians to take sides

BANGKOK (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Southeast Asian counterparts at a meeting in Bangkok on Thursday that the United States never asked Indo-Pacific nations to take…

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  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019
  • 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019

52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), July 30th – August 3rd, 2019

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U.S. Secretary of State arrives in Bangkok

U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, arrived in Bangkok last night (Wednesday) to attend the Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs) and Related Meetings during the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (52nd…

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Chinese FM hails major progress in effort to resolve disputes in South China Sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi today hailed the early completion of the first reading of the papers relating to the negotiation of a joint code of conduct in the South…

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Thai PM delivered an opening speech at the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered the opening speech at the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok on Wednesday, July 31st. The Prime Minister cited a number of outcomes…

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3rd ASEAN Media Forum

July 29th, 2019 – Mrs. Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Advisor to Foreign Minister, delivered a keynote speech on behalf of H.E. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, on “ASEAN &…

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Future Forward spokeswoman advised to read more before making public comments

An economics professor at Chulalongkorn University has rebuked Future Forward spokeswoman Pannika “Chor” Wanich and advised her to equip herself with knowledge before making public comments “just for the sake…

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Thai PM to join G20 Osaka summit as ASEAN chair

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is leaving for Osaka on Thursday to attend the G20 summit which has become a highly-anticipated event this week in the wake of the lingering trade…

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FM Don advises Thanathorn not to talk about ASEAN

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai – “It took many years, since there were just five founding members, to become a grouping of ten countries. This is not a matter of just…

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Future Forward party leader urged ASEAN to drop the principle of non-interference

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit – “ASEAN in a year in which Thailand plays a leading role can prove that we can move beyond the fortress of ignorance under…

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ASEAN leaders’ spouses visited Royal Barges museum

June 23, 2019 – Spouses of ASEAN leaders visited the National Museum of Royal Barges in Bangkok and witnessed a chanting demonstration for the Royal Barge Procession and enjoyed a…

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Thailand’s PM asked ASEAN people to awaken ASEAN DNA

“May I therefore take this opportunity to invite all of you, the people of ASEAN, present here today and all around the region, to awaken your sense of belonging in…

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ASEAN Summit accepts Thailand’s ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific concept

ASEAN leaders have accepted Thailand’s initiative to reinforce ASEAN’s leading role, in the conduct of relations with external partners in the region, by adopting the “ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific”…

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ASEAN leaders told to wake up to ASEAN DNA

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called on his counterparts in ASEAN to awaken to the sense of belonging in the ASEAN Community, or ASEAN DNA, and join hands and hearts…

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Special silver lei souvenir gifts for ASEAN leaders and their spouses

ASEAN leaders and their spouses, attending the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, will each be presented with a special souvenir from the Thai government, a silver lei (garland) crafted by top…

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Southeast Asian leaders throw weight behind China-led trade pact

Southeast Asian leaders gathered in Bangkok on Saturday determined to drive forward the world’s largest commercial pact, with the trade war between the US and China clouding the outlook for…

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Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok. The…

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ASEAN to bid for the right to host 2034 World Cup

The 34th ASEAN Summit will tomorrow consider a proposal, from the ASEAN foreign ministers, for the regional bloc to submit a bid to host the football World Cup in 2034….

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US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight

BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war…

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Thailand’s PM holds talks with leaders of Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar

Prime Minister Prayut Can-o-cha held bilateral talks with the leaders of Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok today. Government deputy spokesman Lt-Gen Werachon…

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Pheu Thai calls on ASEAN leaders to press PM Prayut about democratic principles

As ASEAN leaders are now in Bangkok for the 34th ASEAN Summit, the opposition Pheu Thai party today called on them to apply pressure to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to…

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ASEAN leaders ready for summit

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PM vows to increase efforts against human trafficking following 2019 TIP report

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is satisfied that Thailand remains on Tier 2 of the US State Department’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report and has vowed to continue tackling human…

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Thailand ready to host 34th ASEAN Summit

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SDGs ranking 2019 – Thailand 40th globally, 1st in ASEAN

Thailand ranks 40th out of 162 countries surveyed on development progress relating to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), moving up 19 places from last year, according to the Sustainable…

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ASEAN environmental issues worsened since 2009 – civil groups

In an exclusive interview with Thai PBS World, Premrudee Daoroung, founder and coordinator of the Project SEVANA South-East Asia, a platform that brings together local and regional activists from various…

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34th ASEAN Summit

34th ASEAN Summit 21st – 23rd June 2019   History     The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with…

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