Trump invites ASEAN leaders to US meet after skipping summit

Monday, 04 November 2019

President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to a “special summit” in the ......

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Monday, 04 November 2019

Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February ......

Southeast Asian leaders meet FIFA chief amid World Cup bid talks

Saturday, 02 November 2019

Southeast Asian countries signed a deal with soccer’s global governing body FIFA on Saturday ......

Thailand tightens security for summit meeting

Friday, 01 November 2019

Thailand is beefing up security ahead of this weekend’s summit of regional and world leaders, ......

US, ASEAN kick off first joint naval drills

Monday, 02 September 2019

The United States and ten Southeast Asian countries kicked off maritime drills on Monday, as part of ......

Pompeo rips into China, urges ASEAN to trust in US

Friday, 02 August 2019

America's top diplomat Mike Pompeo on Friday implored Southeast Asian nations to trust in US values, ......

Southeast Asia to launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup, says Thai PM

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Southeast Asian countries will jointly bid to host the World Cup in 2034, Thai Prime Minister ......

Among the world’s worst polluters, ASEAN vows to tackle ocean waste

Saturday, 22 June 2019

With Southeast Asia awash in rubbish, from plastic-choked whales to trash-clogged canals, leaders ......

Pompeo to visit Bangkok, commit to Southeast Asia

Friday, 07 June 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will recommit the United States on a visit to Bangkok to supporting ......

Russia’s Putin discusses nuclear pact with US’s Pence

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he discussed Washington’s plans to exit the Intermediate ......

Can Duterte’s new council build borderless trading zone with ASEAN countries?

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Believing in the potential economic relations of ASEAN member-nations, Philippine President Rodrigo ......

Terror groups that continue to target the Philippines and its ASEAN neighbors

Thursday, 01 November 2018

A year after the Philippine military finished off at least 800 ISIS-inspired militants in the ......

US opposes Chinese assertion in South China Sea

Monday, 04 June 2018

Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, a retired Commodore who served in the Indian Navy, is one of India's leading experts and outspoken critics on security and strategic affairs. Commodore Bhaskar is currently the Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, India. He has the rare distinction of being the head of three think tanks during his career - the earlier two being the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF). He is a columnist, editor, and contributor of numerous research-articles on nuclear and international security issues to reputed journals in India and abroad. Bhaskar has an abiding interest in the visual arts, film and theater. He tweets. @theUdayB.


Southeast Asia confident of growth despite trade tenions: Asean

Friday, 06 April 2018

Southeast Asia will maintain robust economic growth despite rising tensions as tit-for-tat tariffs ......

Asia and Saudi Vision 2030

Saturday, 03 September 2016

Dr. Naser AL-Tamimi is an independent UK-based Middle East researcher, political analyst, and commentator with particular research interests in energy politics and Gulf-Asia relations. AL-Tamimi is the author of the book, (China-Saudi Arabia Relations, 1990-2012: Marriage of Convenience or Strategic Alliance? Routledge, 2014). He has also carried out extensive research on various aspects of Middle East-China/Asia relations, Saudi Arabia in particular. AL-Tamimi has worked for numerous Arab media and academic institutions, in the United Kingdom and a number of Arab countries and has written several articles, papers, and chapters in English and Arabic, (available at: https://independent.academia.edu/nasertamimi ) on the most pertinent political and economic issues affecting the Middle East. The writer can be reached at: Twitter: @nasertamimi or @chinaarabnews and email: nasertamimi@gmail.com