India is gathering the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Regional Cooperation (ASEAN) for a summit on Thursday to promote maritime security in a region dominated by China, officials and diplomats said.Jan 24, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Boosting trade and connectivity will be among the key priorities as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a three-day visit to the Philippines on Sunday that will see him attend the 15th Asean-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit.Nov 11, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is a time for fasting, family and discipline, when believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset.
Jun 25, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Fighting in Marawi City has entered a fifth week, and nearly 350 people have been killed, according to an official count.
Soldiers, family members and crew were on board the weekly flight from several coastal towns to Myanmar`s biggest city of Yangon when it went missing.Jun 10, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
A U.S. P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, according to local media reports.
Indian Naval Ships Shivalik, and Jyoti, which are on overseas deployment to Southeast Asia and Southern Indian Ocean, reached Malaysia`s Kuantan on Sunday.May 14, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
North Korea has appealed to Southeast Asian countries for support in its row with the United States to prevent what it warned could be a "nuclear holocaust", according to a letter obtained by AFP.Apr 27, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
This year, World Health Day emphasizes on depression a condition involving persistent sadness or loss of interest or pleasure in things normally enjoyed.Apr 06, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Southeast Asia faces a growing risk of extremist violence as Islamic State group supporters increasingly work together, but law enforcement agencies are unprepared for the new threat, a report warned on Tuesday.Oct 25, 2016, 15:52 PM IST
Thailand is cracking down on migrant workers from neighbouring countries, saying they are "stealing jobs from Thais", amid fears that anti-immigrant sentiment is rising as Southeast Asia`s second-largest economy stagnates.Sep 29, 2016, 10:22 AM IST
A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused over 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday that triggered calls for action to tackle the "killer haze".Sep 19, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
The haze is an annual problem for Southeast Asia, but last year's fires were the worst since 1997, straining relations between Indonesia and its neighbors.Aug 26, 2016, 12:32 PM IST
An arbitration court in the Hague infuriated China in July when it ruled that China had no historical title over the South China Sea.Aug 24, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Southeast Asian nations avoided rebuking Beijing or mentioning a recent UN-backed tribunal ruling against its claims in the South China Sea in a statement issued that will be seen as a victory for the regional giant.Jul 25, 2016, 12:23 PM IST
Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve after closed-door parleys on Sunday.Jul 24, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
India, Thailand and Myanmar are working on a 1,400-kilometre long highway that will link India with Southeast Asia by land for the first time in decades, giving a boost to trade and cultural exchanges between the three countries.May 23, 2016, 16:36 PM IST
China will release more water from a dam in its southwestern province of Yunnan to help alleviate a drought in parts of Southeast Asia, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, following an initial release begun last month.Apr 12, 2016, 15:45 PM IST
A spoon-billed sandpiper was spotted in south China's Hainan province this week, the third time the endangered bird has been seen on the tropical island.Apr 08, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
A solar eclipse is a natural event that takes place on Earth when the Moon moves in its orbit between Earth and the Sun.Mar 09, 2016, 04:39 AM IST