Asean Summit

  • China tensions top ASEAN summit talks in Myanmar May 11, 2014

    Naypyidaw: Vietnam and the Philippines pushed for stronger action to confront China's aggressive behaviour in the South China Sea at a Southeast Asian summit on Sunday that was hosted for the first time by Myanmar, a former pariah state now eager to show off its fragile democratic reforms. A showdown between...
  • John Kerry meets Pakistan PM's Spl Advisor Sartaj Aziz July 3, 2013

    Washington: The US on Tuesday said that Pakistan's continued close cooperation is important to facilitate an Afghan-led peace process. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Prime Minister's Special Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz met in Brunei on the sidelines of ASEAN Regional Forum meeting and discussed Pakistan's plan...
  • Khurshid meets Pak PM's Spl Advisor Sartaj Aziz at ASEAN summit July 2, 2013

    Brunei: External Affairs Minister of India Salman Khurshid on Tuesday morning met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Special Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit. The meeting between the two lasted for about 20 minutes. This is the first high level dialogue between Pakistan and...
  • OMG! What is PM Manmohan Singh wearing at ASEAN? November 20, 2012

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard pose for a group photo at the Gala Dinner hosted by Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen ahead of 10th India-ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2R), US President Barack Obama (L) with others Head of States...
  • First ASEAN global dialogue kicks off in Cambodia November 20, 2012

    Phnom Penh: The first-ever ASEAN global dialogue was held here Tuesday, focusing on global challenges, particularly economic and financial issues. The dialogue, held back to back with the 21st ASEAN Summit and related Summit, was attended by the leaders or representatives of East Asia Summit and the heads or representatives...
  • Watch: Obama, Manmohan in traditional Cambodian attire November 20, 2012

    Ahead of the ASEAN summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barack Obama briefly. They were dressed in the traditional local attire for a photo session. ...
  • India to sign investment, services FTA with ASEAN November 20, 2012

    Phnom Penh: PM Manmohan Singh on Monday announced that India is ready to conclude the delayed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in services and investment with ASEAN by next month that will provide a "springboard" for rapid expansion in ties, as he invited investments from the 10-nation grouping citing "enormous opportunities". Contending...
  • New Chinese leadership to give importance to India: Wen November 19, 2012

    Phnom Penh: China's new leadership will accord great importance to relations with India, outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh during a meeting on Monday. Wen said he cherished working with Singh over the last eight years during which they met 14 times. The new Chinese leadership...
  • ASEAN Summit: PM eyes bilateral talks with China, Malaysia November 19, 2012

    The ASEAN Summit begins in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Monday. Prime minister Manmohan Singh is expected to hold bilateral talks with China and Malaysia. ...
  • PM leaves for Cambodia to attend 10th ASEAN Summit November 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left on Sunday morning for the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh where he is to attend two regional summits. The November 18-20 visit is to attend the 10th ASEAN-India Summit and the 7th East Asia Summit. The prime minister is accompanied by Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai...
  • Obama, Chinese premier discuss economic topics November 19, 2011

    Bali: President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao conferred on Saturday in a surprise meeting on the sidelines of a major Asian summit, focusing on the economic matters that have prompted disputes between the two major world powers. The session was not a formally planned moment of diplomacy but rather...
  • India will explore oil in South China Sea: PM January 27, 2012

    New Delhi: It has been a busy day for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Bali. He held back-to-back meetings with US President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit. Manmohan Singh, in his 55-minute long meeting with his Chinese counterpart for 55...
  • We must cooperate bilaterally, PM tells Wen November 18, 2011

    Bali (Indonesia): Weeks after war of words between India and China over the exploitation of South China Sea resources, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao met in Bali on Friday. The two leaders agreed on the need for working together as there was "enough space" and areas...
  • PM meets Obama, talks civil nuclear cooperation November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama held talks in Bali on the sidelines of ASEAN Summit on Friday. This was the their first meeting since Obama's visit to India in 2010. According to the sources, Singh and Obama held discussions on nuclear civil cooperation and future...
  • Ahead of Obama meet, India lays N-liability rules November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with US President Barack Obama in Bali, the government on Wednesday notified the implementation rules for the civil nuclear liability law, setting the stage for the meeting between the two leaders. The rules relating to Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act provides...
  • PM returns from summit; talks with China to begin October 26, 2009

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rebuffed China's wishes that it stop the Dalai Lama from travelling to Arunachal Pradesh. Manmohan Singh told the Chinese premier Wen Jiabao that the Dalai Lama is an honoured guest; but promised not to allow the visit to be polit icised. "I am not aware of...
  • Recession a learning opportunity: Manmohan October 25, 2009

    Hua Hin, Thailand: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday urged the world to learn from the global economic crisis by keeping "the real economy strong and sound". Addressing the East Asia Summit in Hua Hin, he said that the vision of Asian economic integration among member countries could lead to a...
  • Watch: Meeting of reconciliation between India, China October 24, 2009

    Hua Hin (Thailand): It was a meeting of reconciliation as ignoring any discussion on Dalai Lama or Arunachal Pradesh, India and China resolved to improve its ties and give space to each other, when the Prime Ministers of both countries met on the sidelines of the Asean summit. ...
  • India, China leaders avoid Arunachal in talks October 24, 2009

    Hua Hin (Thailand): India and China on Saturday pledged not to let their differences derail bilateral relations as Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Wen Jiabao held a much-awaited meeting in Hua Hin amid strained ties. At a nearly hour-long meeting, both leaders avoided the most contentious issues - Arunachal Pradesh and...
  • China, India pledge trust, peace, cooperation October 24, 2009

    Cha-Am Hua Hin (Thaliland): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao met on Saturday to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual concern against the backdrop of the war of words between the two neighbours over Arunachal Pradesh. Singh, who arrived in Thailand on Friday, held...
  • Abandoned motorbike destroyed at Thai security meet July 23, 2009

    Phuket (Thailand): A loud blast near a major Asia security meeting in Thailand on Thursday was caused by a suspicious motorbike being destroyed, Thai security officials said. The officials told reporters the bike had been left unattended near the venue of the meeting on the resort island of Phuket and...
  • Thai anti-government protest ends after military action April 14, 2009

    Bangkok: Anti-government protests that shut down a weekend summit meeting and ruined Bangkok's annual Buddhist New Year celebrations ended suddenly on Tuesday after Thai army troops advanced on the demonstrators' last stronghold in Bangkok. The leadership of three-week-old protest abandoned their positions around the Victory Monument in central Bangkok on Tuesday...
  • ASEAN meet cancellation a big blow for Thai govt April 11, 2009

    Pattaya: World leaders present in Pattaya for the Indo-Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit had to be evacuated on Saturday after anti-govt protestors stormed the venue. The summit was been cancelled and a state of emergency was declared ion Pattaya which was later lifted. As soon as the summit began,...