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Read more about PM Modi to attend RCEP, Asean summits in Singapore next week on Business Standard. The Prime Minister will launch a platform to connect Indian Fintech companies with ASEAN banks and financial institutions

SAF to launch joint operation to secure 33rd ASEAN Summit

SINGAPORE: Security forces will be on high alert next week as about 19 heads of state are due to arrive in Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit. ...

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China will discuss developments in the disputed South China Sea in their annual summit to be held in Singapore next week, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. Current top breaking Philippine headlines regarding the nation, world, metro manila, regions and exclusive special investigative reports.

Jokowi to meet Putin on sidelines of ASEAN Summit

President Joko Jokowi Widodo is expected to hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the upcoming ASEAN Summit in Singapore next week.

Duterte to attend 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore | UNTV News

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to depart for Singapore to attend the 33rd Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit from November 13 to 15.

South China Sea row on agenda during Asean-China summit in Singapore - DFA | Inquirer Global Nation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China will tackle developments in the South China Sea amid Beijing’s continued reclamation and militarization in the disputed sea during the Asean-China Summit in Singapore next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China will tackle developments in the South China Sea amid Beijing’s continued reclamation and militarization in the disputed sea during the Asean-China Summit in Singapore next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

Rohingya Crisis, Suu Kyi Under the Microscope at Southeast Asia Summit

The customary cordiality of Southeast Asian summits may be missing when the region's leaders meet next week due to sharp differences over Myanmar.

Duterte heading to SG for 33rd ASEAN Summit to talk about economy, illegal drugs, terrorism

President Duterte will be discussing several regional issues as he is headed to Singapore to participate in the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summits and related summits next week.

Facing up to Thailand's role as Asean chair

As Thailand gears up to chair Asean next year, a sense of deja vu is setting in. The last time Thailand held its rotational turn at Asean's helm from July 2008 to December 2009, it was undermined by domestic street protests that ended up disrupting top-level meetings and abruptly sending Asia-Pacific leaders home prematurely. Owning up to what transpired, it has to be said that the Thai hosting of Asean-centred summits back then was an utter fiasco.