Import of all items through Wagah border soon

The import of all items through Wagah land border crossing will be possible "soon" as the Pakistan government has given an assurance in this regard, Indian High Commissioner Sharat Sabharwal said.

India, ASEAN to explore renewable energy

The first ministerial meeting between ASEAN and India on renewable energy cooperation Wednesday discussed policy and regulatory frameworks for promoting renewable energy in ASEAN member countries and India.

INS Sudarshini begins 9-nation voyage

INS Sudarshini has been launched as India`s goodwill ambassador at sea to cement her ties with the ASEAN countries, an official release said.

`Australia can help ease territorial disputes`

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has said the country has a stake in ensuring that the territory dispute in the East China Sea is resolved.

INS Sudarshini on six month-long voyage

Defence Minister AK Antony will on Saturday flag-off a six month-long voyage by Indian Navy`s sail training ship INS Sudarshini to ASEAN countries.

`Can’t bear Chinese aggression in South China Sea`

A top Republican lawmaker asserted that the United States must continue to strongly support its allies and its interests in the region.

Power of US declining: Chinese daily

A Chinese daily warned that if the US launched a bid for strategic containment of China, it would be strategic choice that it "could not bear".

China seeks explanation from US on its Asia policy

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to arrive in Beijing on Tuesday for talks with top Chinese officials.

China says India `partner not rival`

China has just opened its railway link with the Association of South East Asian countries, which is expected to significantly boost its trade with the 10-member bloc.

US warns of divisive diplomacy in South China Sea

A meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations last month ended in acrimony over the South China Sea.

US for dialogue to resolve South China Sea row

The United States, Mike Hammer, does not take a position on competing sovereignty claims over land features in the South China Sea.

South China Sea: ASEAN talks fail; no joint statement

The conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ended without issuing a joint statement on Friday.

‘ASEAN must strengthen ties with Asia-Pacific’

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that the ASEAN must strengthen ties with other countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

Respect our interests in Asia-Pacific: China to US

The Asia-Pacific region is where the interests of China and the US are the most intertwined.

S China Sea row: Japan, ASEAN want peaceful settlement

Japan has agreed separately with Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos on importance of peacefully resolving territorial disputes in South China Sea.

Resolve South China Sea dispute sans threats: Hillary

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged claimants to the resource-rich South China Sea not to resort to threats.

China lukewarm to ASEAN proposal for S China Sea

China reacted cautiously to a proposal by Southeast Asian nations to establish rules for maritime conduct in S China Sea to avoid conflict.

US wants close ties with ASEAN

Clinton said the Obama administration has elevated engagement across Asia as a strategic priority of the US foreign policy.

Hillary arrives in Cambodia for ASEAN meetings

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will also meet with Cambodia`s Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace.

ASEAN agrees on rules for South China Sea conduct

Southeast Asian nations have agreed on a code of conduct to prevent armed clashes over the South China Sea but still seek to get China to agree to it.