Indonesia has blocked Internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fueling violence, after a wave of protests against mistreatment of students and ethnic discrimination turned into riots.
Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defense system on Thursday,at a time of rising tension with the United States.
The death toll of a monsoon landslide in Myanmar's Mon state rose to 69 as more bodies were recovered on August 16 afternoon, local officials said.
Four major banks of Thailand have decided to cut their minimum retail rate (MRR) by 0.25 percentage point to help lower financial costs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), increase their competitiveness and support the Thai economy.
The Singaporean government said on August 12 that it will impose a blanket ban on the domestic sale of elephant ivory and products from 2021 as a campaign against illegal wildlife trade is being tightened.
Myanmar troops were deployed to landslide-hit areas in southeastern Mon state on August 11 to support search and rescue efforts after the death toll from a recent landslide increased to 48.
The 52nd anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was marked across the world on August 8 with the participation of diplomats from ASEAN member states.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared that his country will never allow the US to deploy missile systems on its territory.
The Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 40th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (Special SOM-AMAF) opened in Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 5.
Singapore has tightened security ahead of its National Day, especially in Padang where a parade is scheduled to take place on August 9.
At least one person was killed and four others injured after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Java and Sumatra islands on August 2, Indonesian authorities said on August 3.
ASEAN is deeply concerned about children’s situation in armed conflicts despite certain progress, head of Vietnam's permanent mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy said on behalf of the grouping at an open debate held by the UN Security Council on August 2.
Enterprises in Hanoi have implemented many concrete and practical action programmes to prevent the use of plastic bags and disposable plastic products in response to the city’s joint efforts to fight plastic waste in industrial production and consumer distribution.
Leaders of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations have issued statements regarding China’s recent unlawful activities in the South China Sea, known as the East Sea in Vietnam.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab travelled to Thailand on July 31 to attend a meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in Bangkok to seek new trade opportunities and stronger diplomatic ties ahead of the country’s exit from the European Union (Brexit).
U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday that Beijing described as “constructive”, including discussion of further purchases of American farm goods and an agreement to reconvene in September.
The talks were the first since Mr Johnson was sworn in as Britain's prime minister on 24 July, following former PM Theresa May's departure from office.
Police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival in California.
Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to “come out of the dark” it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf.
Parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal met in Vienna on Sunday for emergency talks called in response to an escalation in tensions between Iran and the West that included confrontations at sea and Tehran’s breaches of the accord.