Obama Affirms Strategic Importance of Asia Pacific

November 16, 2012, 1:02 am

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama will set off this weekend on his first trip abroad since being re-elected. The trip through Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia, highlights the strategic importance his administration places on the region. “It sends a powerful signal, as it [...]

Indonesia Key to Resolving Tensions in South China Sea

September 7, 2012, 1:37 am

Indonesia is increasingly being viewed as key to resolving mounting tensions in the South China Sea.

ASEAN Summit Ends in Deadlock Over South China Sea Dispute

July 16, 2012, 1:13 am

Talks in Southeast Asian last week, which focused on territorial disputes in the South China Sea, ended in disappointment Friday, when the participants of the 45th ASEAN [...]

South China Sea Disputes to Dominate ASEAN Meeting

July 10, 2012, 1:53 am

Disputes in the South China Sea will be the main focal point of a regional meeting between foreign ministers in Southeast Asia.

Baird to Visit Asia Amidst Challenges

July 7, 2012, 10:53 am

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird heads to Asia Saturday for a two-week tour of several countries including China, Brunei Darussalam, and the Philippines.

Burma to Head Regional Bloc ASEAN Despite Criticism

November 17, 2011, 3:28 pm

Burma was named the head of the Southeast Asian regional bloc, ASEAN.

ASEAN Urges Burma to Hold Free, Fair Election

July 20, 2010, 2:56 pm

Diplomats at the opening dinner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations conference urged Burma’s military junta to hold free elections.

Rice Urges ASEAN to Push Burma to Reform

July 24, 2008, 5:03 am

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urged Southeast Asian nations to pressure Burma junta


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