May 14, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei at a meeting on May 13 to cooperate in countering China's growing maritime ambitions.
May 02, 2013
JAKARTA/DENPASAR, Indonesia--It's the invisible enemy: something all pilots dread as they land at Asia's tropical island resorts.
April 30, 2013
Disaster-plagued Indonesia will become the first Southeast Asian country to employ an advanced Japanese early warning system for earthquakes and tsunami.
April 26, 2013
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei--Southeast Asian nations have quietly begun to row back on a deadline of forming an "economic community" by 2015, confirming what many economists...
April 25, 2013
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei--Southeast Asian nations stepped up efforts on April 25 to engage China in talks to resolve maritime tensions, with Thailand calling on foreign...
April 23, 2013
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei--Worried that long-seething rifts could escalate over the South China Sea, Southeast Asian leaders are expected this week to press China to agree to ...
March 26, 2013
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. will establish a new head office in Singapore as early as June as part of a push to expand business in Southeast Asia, The Asahi Shimbun...
January 31, 2013
Tokyo faces several challenges as it courts ASEAN in this 40th anniversary year of their relationship, writes guest columnist Prashanth Parameswaran on Foreign Policy's The...
January 24, 2013
A more outward-looking and dynamic Japan can potentially open up a new phase of relations with ASEAN. But if the Abe administration is aggressively anti-Chinese, this will be a ...
January 23, 2013
Denso Corp. said Jan. 23 it will establish a company in Cambodia to enhance its production and supply framework in Southeast Asia.
January 19, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned home on Jan. 19 after a tour of Southeast Asia, his first overseas trip since taking office late last year.
January 17, 2013
HANOI--Japan's prime minister promised closer security and economic ties with Vietnam on Jan. 16, bolstering an alliance that shares concerns over China and extending nuclear...
January 15, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week will get his foreign policy machinery up and running by making his first overseas trip since taking office late last year.
January 12, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will emphasize strengthened economic ties with Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia next week, but his trip to Southeast Asia will also give him a chance...
January 10, 2013
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first overseas trip will see him visit Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand in January, aiming to bolster ties with the growing Asian economies...
January 09, 2013
MANILA, Philippines--The Philippines has asked China to explain its deployment of a patrol ship to guard disputed territory it claims in the South China Sea, saying the move...
January 08, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is now considering visiting Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam in mid-January for his first overseas trips as Japan's new leader, sources said.
December 20, 2012
NEW DELHI--Southeast Asian nations and India vowed on Dec. 20 to step up cooperation on maritime security, a move that comes amid tension with China in the potentially oil- and ...
December 19, 2012
NEW DELHI--The dozens of vehicles that roared into northeast India this week on a rally from Indonesia symbolize deeper ties between the South Asian giant and Southeast Asia,...
November 28, 2012
Chinese imports from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations outstripped those from Japan in terms of value in the January-June period of this year.