Southeast Asian defense leaders pointed to Russia’s recent annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula as one example of why the Pacific nations must be more unified in the face of territorial disputes, US officials said on Thursday at the close of a three-day meeting.
US officials on Wednesday offered to help Asean countries prepare for the devastating effects of climate change, urging stronger cooperation among armies and emergency agencies.
By Nestor Corrales
The Philippines has strengthened its defense and cooperation ties with Singapore amid the maritime dispute between the Philippines and other Asian countries with China.
The specter of missing Flight MH370 will loom over a meeting of US and Asean defense ministers Wednesday, as they discuss how to improve their response to natural disasters and emergencies.
By Marlon Ramos
Two military planes and three ships have scoured a vast portion of the West Philippine Sea over the weekend, but have failed to detect any sign of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Sunday.
By Matikas Santos
Vietnam and Malaysia are supporting the Philippines in its maritime dispute against China in the West Philippine Sea, Vice President Jejomar Binay said in a statement Thursday.
By Jerome Aning
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China should come up with a code of conduct that would provide a peaceful, rules-based resolution to the conflicting claims over the South China Sea, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg said Saturday.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Australia will mark 40 years of their successful dialogue partnership through an official launch of the Asean-Australia 40th Anniversary Commemoration on Feb. 20 at The Peninsula Manila Hotel in Makati City.
By Niña P. Calleja
How far can the tobacco industry interfere in the government’s tobacco control measures?
By Linda B. Bolido
Despite the constant bickering of Southeast Asian and Chinese leaders over territorial issues, China-Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) friendship organizations have reaffirmed their commitment to promote, deepen and strengthen “mutual exchanges and cooperation.”