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India working hard to achieve bilateral trade target with Indonesia

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 21:58

India will push for early conclusion of an economic accord with Indonesia to achieve the bilateral trade target of $25 billion by 2015, with cumulative Indian investments of $20 billion into this country, the Indian envoy said.

Japan, US to back ASEAN`s sea surveillance: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:22

Japan and the United States will pledge to jointly help Southeast Asian nations boost their marine surveillance capabilities, a newspaper said Saturday, as tensions over territorial disputes in the region simmer.

US focus on economic relations with Asia during Obama's visit

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 09:40

Obama will visit the Asian countries of Malaysia, Philippines, Japan and South Korea which intersects with America's leading priorities.

Process to sign FTA with ASEAN completed: Khurshid

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 20:30

India has so far concluded 10 FTAs with Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia among others.

PM arrives in Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 14:21

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar Monday to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, making a strong pitch for giving a fillip to India's Look East policy and explore ways to enhance connectivity, transport, trade, tourism and other linkages to all the northeastern states.

PM leaves for Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 10:53

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Myanmar Monday to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, making a strong push for intensifying collective efforts to combat security challenges and enhancing connectivity and trade in the region.

India for opening skies for ASEAN

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 22:24

Terming North East region as a bridge towards ASEAN, India on Monday said it would work on opening up its skies for better air connectivity with them.

Myanmar steps into international role at ASEAN helm

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 14:37

The former pariah state has freed political prisoners, welcomed opposition parties into parliament and launched economic reforms.

Tata Sons sets up Asean office in Singapore

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:17

Tata Sons, the holding company of the country's largest corporate conglomerate Tata Group, Thursday said it has set up an office in Singapore to drive business in the Asean region and appointed KV Rao as its resident director.

India seeks to boost ties with ASEAN in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 13:27

The year 2013 turned out to be turbulent for South East Asia with key countries facing political chaos, rioting and a deadly typhoon, even as India sought to boost strategic ties with the ASEAN region on economic and security issues.

Japan tells China to accept world`s air zone concerns

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 12:03

Japan called on China Monday to see "reality" and "accept" there are widespread international concerns over Beijing`s controversial air defence zone.

Tardy progress in South Asian integration: Hamid Ansari

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 00:18

Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday said the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries, despite sharing social and cultural affinities, have not done enough to prosper as a regional bloc.