Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Singapores prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned political pressures were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.

Singapore calls for closer S.E. Asia, says multilateralism under threat

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Monday for greater integration between Southeast Asian countries at a time when multilateralism is under threat. "ASEAN has great potential, but fully realising it depends on whether we choose to become more integrated, and work resolutely towards

Mahathir on 2-day visit to Singapore

The visit will see him joining other heads of government for the 33rd Asean Summit.

Awkward moments foreseen at Asean summit, - AsiaOne

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Pence subs for Trump at summits with sceptical Asian nations, United

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Mr Mike Pence will stand in for President Donald Trump at several international gatherings this week in Asia, a region where the US faces increasing doubts about its commitment and consistency.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

World leaders to push for completion of trade deal at summit

Business News - SINGAPORE: World leaders will push for the rapid completion of a massive, China-backed trade deal that excludes the US, at a summit this week, in a rebuke to rising protectionism and US President Donald Trump's America First agenda. China, Japan, India and... Read more at www.tnp.sg

5,000 police officers to provide land and sea security during summit

Singapore News - The Singapore Police Force (SPF) is deploying 5,000 officers to provide land and sea security for the five-day Asean Summit that began yesterday. The 33rd Asean Summit and related meetings are taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. SPF... Read more at www.tnp.sg

Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea. Notably absent when regional powers such as China, Japan and…

Putin to make first visit to Singapore - Post Courier

Putin to make first visit to Singapore

In bilateral meet with Putin, will Dr M bring up MH17?

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet controversial Russian president Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asean Summit 2018 this Tuesday, amid recent new evidence on the downing...