ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, S. China Sea

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations have hewed to the group's practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discuss...

Filipino citizens rate U.S. as a trustworthy country, China as untrustworthy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens of the Philippines have rated the U.S. as a trustworthy country and China as untrustworthy in a recent survey carried out by a local public opinion polling body. ...

70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Citizens of ASEAN countries believe their governments should take strict precautions when making deals as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Reuters ...

Southeast Asia set for slow economic growth, moderate risk in 2019: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent report from Bloomberg predicts that the pace of economic growth in 2019 for Southeast Asia may be steady, but not particularly impressive, with several key risk f...

Vietnam beats Malaysia 1-0 to win AFF title

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 Saturday in the second leg to win the ASEAN Football Federation championship 3-2 on aggregate. It was Vietnam's first regional champio...

FIFA leader Infantino wins SE Asia support for re-election

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received another pledge of support in his campaign for re-election next year. The ASEAN group of national soccer federations...

Senior Chinese military official urges PLAN to attack US naval vessels in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a conference held in Beijing on Saturday, Chinese government and military officials discussed issues in the South China Sea and the current state of relations between t...

Philippine leader jokes he used marijuana at summit meeting

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has cost thousands of lives, says he uses marijuana to keep awake at long regional meetings, but later...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Big tech firms pledge training for workers in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the r...

Cambodia rejects 'fake news' of planned Chinese naval base in Koh Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen, declared on Monday, Nov. 9 that there would never be a foreign military base in his country after rumors last week that China was in negotiat...

Watch out Rim of the Pacific, a Rim of China may be on the horizon

YOKOSUKA (East Asia Forum) --The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and navies from 10 ASEAN member states carried out a field-training exercise in the South China Sea (SCS) ...

US Vice President: The US will maintain its support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at this week’s ASEAN Summit in Singapore and stated that the United States maintain its stable relations with Taiwan and will co...

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Duterte indicates Philippines will defer to Beijing on S. China Sea matters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the ASEAN Summit in Singapore, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte failed to attend key meetings with ASEAN leaders and heads of state from Australia and South Korea o...