Will Dr M bring up MH17 during bilateral meet with Putin? Will Dr M bring up MH17 during bilateral meet with Putin?

SINGAPORE — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet Russian president Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asean Summit 2018 on Tuesday (Nov 12), amid recent new evidence linking Russia to the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.  When asked if the prime minister plan

Trump's Absence at Asia Summits Is Not a Snub, Pence Says

The vice president is due to arrive in Tokyo later Monday on a trip that will also take him to Singapore and Papua New Guinea. The U.S.’s commitment to the Indo-Pacific region “has never been stronger,” Pence told reporters in Alaska on Sunday night en route to Tokyo.

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.

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

Asean, which will hold its own summit on Tuesday before being joined by other leaders, also faces the challenge of working through sharp differences over the handling of the Rohingya minority by Myanmar.

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

By Prabir De Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to attend the 16th ASEAN-India Summit and 13th East Asia Summit (EAS) at Singapore. Starting 2014, the coming one will be Prime Minister Modi’s...

ASEAN scores major achievements in economic development, integration, says secretary-general

ASEAN chair: Singapore has achieved far more than anticipated, says Dr Balakrishnan

Speaking to the media ahead of the 33rd ASEAN Summit, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan attributed this success to the hard work of all government agencies ...