Malaysia says foils plan by suspected militants to attack capital

 Malaysian police have arrested 12 people linked to the militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack several locations in and around the capital, which is hosting the ASEAN summit.

Host Malaysia avoids Chinese ire over disputed sea at ASEAN summit

  Malaysia is steering clear of criticising China`s actions in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders next week, a draft end-statement seen by Reuters shows, despite a push by the Philippines to denounce Beijing`s reclamation work.

Australia gears up to welcome PM Modi for G20 Summit

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to leave for Australia Thursday night to attend the G-20 Summit, preparations in Sydney are in full swing especially for his address to the Indian community at the Allphones Arena.

PM Narendra Modi at East Asia Summit: As it happened on Thursday
PM Narendra Modi at East Asia Summit: As it happened on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attended the East Asia Summit in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw. He is also holding talks with several world leaders on the sidelines of the summit.

DNA: Don't vote for BJP, it will impose a Hindu CM, warns PDP leader Peer Mansoor

Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.

PM Narendra Modi meets Brunei Sultan, Singapore PM

Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a string of meetings here with leaders of Southeast Asian neighbours, including Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

PM to pitch for improving connectivity at India-ASEAN summit

 Seeking to deepen ties with ASEAN as part of India's 'Act East' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for improving connectivity in the region to give a boost to trade and people-to-people contact at their summit next week.

China proposes treaty with ASEAN over South China Sea dispute

Seeking to play down its maritime dispute over South China Sea with East Asian countries South China Sea, China will propose a treaty of friendship and cooperation with the 10-member ASEAN bloc.

New leadership to give importance to ties with India: Wen

China`s new leadership will accord great importance to relations with India, outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh during a meeting here on Monday.

PM Manmohan Singh to visit Cambodia on Sunday

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will travel to Cambodia on Sunday to attend the ASEAN and East Asia Summits.

Krishna meets Sultan of Brunei

Brunei has been ranked by Forbes magazine as the fifth richest nation in the world due to its extensive petroleum and natural gas fields.

SE Asia nations, China bring rift to ASEAN summit

The disputes in the S China Sea and N Korea`s planned rocket launch this month are top security worries to be featured in the summit.

High-level ASEAN meet in Delhi

Economic integration, non-traditional security challenge and evolving security will be discussed by South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) members in Delhi today.

Myanmar, UN discuss strengthening ties

Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin held talks with Ban Ki-moon during the East Asia Summit, a meeting of leaders from 18 countries, in Bali.

PM leaves for Bali, Singapore

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday left for a four-day trip to Bali, where he will attend the East Asia and the ASEAN summit, and Singapore where he will hold bilateral talks with the leadership of the city state.

Myanmar row, Thai-Cambodia spat cloud ASEAN summit

Until now, conflict resolution has been alien to the trade-focused group.

PM heads for Hanoi to attend ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh headed for hanoi to take part in the 17th ASEAN Summit and other related Summits that are scheduled for Friday.

ASEAN summit tackles Myanmar polls, regional integration

Southeast Asian leaders on Friday pressed troublesome member Myanmar to ensure its elections this year are fair and inclusive, at a summit focused on binding together the sprawling region.

Human rights should top Obama-ASEAN summit: HRW

Barack Obama must address "rampant" rights abuses in Myanmar and across Southeast Asia during the first summit between a US President and regional leaders this weekend, campaigners said on Friday.

Myanmar could ease Suu Kyi detention: Japanese official

Myanmar`s Prime Minister told Asian counterparts on Saturday that the ruling junta could relax the conditions of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi`s detention, a Japanese official said.