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Issues and Attendees of the Southeast Asia Summit

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Issues and Attendees of the Southeast Asia Summit ATTENDEES – ASEAN countries — Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. – Invited countries — the United States, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and South Korea. HOT TOPICS The South China Sea Dispute – Claimed in its entirety by China […]

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ASEAN Leaders Meet With Security and Burma at Forefront

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Regional leaders have approved Burma’s bid to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters that the government heads agreed to the bid on the first day of their annual summit in Bali Thursday. Human rights groups and some foreign governments have opposed the bid, arguing Burma […]

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ASEAN Leaders Meet With Security and Burma at Forefront

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian leaders have begun their annual meeting in Bali, Indonesia, with security concerns and Burma’s bid to chair the organization in 2014 expected to dominate the discussions. Host President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono also stressed the need for sustained economic growth in his opening remarks Thursday to leaders from the 10 Association of Southeast Asian […]

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Burma Gets Nod for ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations say they will recommend to their leaders that military-dominated Burma be allowed to chair their regional bloc in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters Wednesday there is consensus that Burma — also known as Myanmar — deserves the diplomatic prize after a series of […]

Burma Gets Nod for ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations say they will recommend to their leaders that military-dominated Burma be allowed to chair their regional bloc in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters Wednesday there is consensus that Burma — also known as Myanmar — deserves the diplomatic prize after a series of […]

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ASEAN Foreign Ministers Discuss Security In Indonesia

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations focused on regional security issues at their meeting in Indonesia Wednesday. Discussions included the establishment of the ASEAN Institute of Peace and Reconciliation, the Implementation of the declaration on the conduct of parties in the South China Sea and the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. China, […]

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ASEAN Ministers Endorse Burma’s Bid to Chair Group in 2014

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian foreign ministers have endorsed a bid by Burma to serve as chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The ministers met Tuesday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, opening a four-day diplomatic extravaganza that will peak with an 18-nation summit later in the week. Burmese Foreign Minister Wunna Maung […]

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ASEAN Ministers Endorse Burma’s Bid to Chair Group in 2014

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Reports from Indonesia say Southeast Asian foreign ministers have endorsed a bid by Burma to serve as chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The ministers met Tuesday in the resort island of Bali, opening a four-day diplomatic extravaganza that will peak with an 18-nation summit later in the week. Burma this […]

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ASEAN Ministers Begin Week of High-Profile Diplomacy

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian foreign ministers met in Indonesia Tuesday for the start of a four-day diplomatic extravaganza that will peak with an 18-nation summit later in the week. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa welcomed fellow ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to the resort island of Bali before the group disappeared behind closed doors. […]

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Indonesian FM Seen Favoring Burma’s ASEAN Bid

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. government agency says Indonesia is likely to endorse Burma’s bid to serve as chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The Open Source Center, which analyzes international press reports, said its analysis is based on comments by Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, who visited Burma last week. Indonesia’s opinion carries […]

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