Ukraine deems strong ties with ASEAN important

ISTANBUL – Developing strong ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is among the significant…

Joko Widodo: ASEAN-India must be guardians of Indo-Pacific stability

JAKARTA – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has encouraged the ASEAN-India partnership to focus on maintaining stability, peace,…

Former Portuguese official: Media must be ‘more confident’ in covering climate change-related events

ANKARA – The media has to be “more confident and ambitious” in covering the entire picture on…

Asean, EU ink world’s first bloc-to-bloc air transport deal

BALI, Indonesia — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and the European Union (EU) and its…

Asean-Korea Centre in search of next successful startups

SEOUL, Korea – The October 19-20 “Asean-Korea Startup Week” online pitching contest for Asean startups, organized by the Asean-Korea Center, winds…

France wants to explore PH waters in exchange for two new submarines

ISTANBUL – France has offered the Philippines two submarines in exchange for permission to explore the Southeast…

Athens town hall turns off lights to save energy

ATHENS – As part of temporary measures aimed at fighting an energy crisis caused by Russia’s war against…

6.8-magnitude quake hits Taiwan, 2 trapped in collapsed building

TOKYO – The magnitude-6.8 earthquake that struck southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, has left a trail of destruction on the island’s east coast, where…

Oil up over demand recovery signs

ANKARA – Oil prices have increased amid signs of better demand appetite and possible OPEC+ action to lower output…

APEC seeks to balance health, economic policy

JAKARTA – Health ministers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members target to strengthen global and domestic preparedness…