Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump discussed developments in Libya in a phone call on January 15, the White House and Turkey's presidency said, days ahead of a summit in Berlin that will address the Libyan conflict.
Iran is now enriching more uranium than Tehran did before it agreed to a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday (January 16) in a televised speech.
US President Donald Trump is considering visiting India next month, for what would be his first visit to the world's largest democracy since he took office three years ago, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday (January 14).
The 16th Meeting of the ASEAN Trade Facilitation joint Consultative Committee (ATF-JCC) was recently held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in Hanoi.
Germany is moving some of its military personnel from Iraq to neighbouring countries over security concerns, the government told lawmakers, days after the killing of a top Iranian military commander in a US drone strike.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to prepare to deploy aircraft and ships to evacuate thousands of Philippine workers in Iraq and Iran in case violence breaks out following US airstrike at Baghdad International Airport last week.
The owners of a building that collapsed killing 36 people and injuring 23 in Cambodia’s Kep province were arrested on January 3, according to a local newspaper.
India and China pledged in New Delhi on December 21 to work together to push forward the development of bilateral ties to a new level.
Disaster response officials said five people were believed to be trapped in the rubble of the Southern Trade Shopping Centre in Padada, a town on the island of Mindanao located about 20 kms (12 miles) from the epicentre of Sunday's quake.
Stephen Biegun, US special representative for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) affairs, offered on Monday (December 16) to hold talks with the DPRK.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to lift martial law in Mindanao in the southern Philippines by 2019, his spokesman said on Tuesday (December 10), after three times of extention since 2017 terrorist attacks on Marawi City.
New Zealand will phase out more single-use plastics, announced its government on Sunday (December 8).
The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday (December 3), painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.
Nineteen people were killed and 21 others injured on December 1 after a bus crashed into a river in Zabaykalsky Krai, southeastern Russia, local media reported, citing sources from the General Administration for Traffic Safety.
Vietnam Oil & Gas Group (PetroVietnam) will head the ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE) secretariat for the first time.
Foreign ministers of the Arab League (AL) countries recently held an emergency meeting at the AL headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss the "hot” developments related to the US support for Israel’s Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez asked Congress on November 20 to approve a law on organizing new elections, replacing the October presidential election won by former President Evo Morales, reported Reuters and Vietnam News Agency.
A delegation of 33 officers and soldiers from the Vietnam People’s Army are taking part in the 29th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM 29) in Bandung city in Indonesia’s West Java province.
(HBO) - The 23rd Ministerial Conference of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Programme opened in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on November 18.
On November 16, Turkey announced that it will repatriate Islamic State (IS) jihadists detained in the country, with most of them being from Europe, according to Vietnam News Agency and foreign sources.
(HBO) - The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15th.
Vice President of Bolivian Senate, Senator Jeanine Anez was sworn in as Interim President of Bolivia on November 12, in the context of the country being in a serious political crisis after weeks of violent protests led to the resignation of former President Evo Morales.
The 48th ASEAN Senior Transport Officials (STOM 48) Meeting and Associated Dialogue Partner Meetings kicked off in Hanoi on November 11.
(HBO) - Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic” fire conditions.