Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Singapores prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned political pressures were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.

Awkward moments foreseen at Asean summit, - AsiaOne

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5,000 police officers to provide land and sea security during summit

Singapore News - The Singapore Police Force (SPF) is deploying 5,000 officers to provide land and sea security for the five-day Asean Summit that began yesterday. The 33rd Asean Summit and related meetings are taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. SPF... Read more at www.tnp.sg

Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea. Notably absent when regional powers such as China, Japan and…

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Putin to make first visit to Singapore - Post Courier

Putin to make first visit to Singapore

Saifuddin: Special hope on Dr M from Asean at summit

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — The Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) is likely to turn to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to steer the region forward at its summit, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today....

In bilateral meet with Putin, will Dr M bring up MH17?

SINGAPORE, Nov 11 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will meet controversial Russian president Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asean Summit 2018 this Tuesday, amid recent new evidence on the downing...

Economic diplomacy

President to accelerate New Southern PolicyPresident Moon will be devoting this week to economic diplomacy at multilateral occasions involving the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). The President will travel to Singapore on Tuesday to participate in the Korea-ASEAN summit. In Singapore, he will also attend regional trade talks ― the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which involves ASEAN member nations as well as Korea, China, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand. After staying in Singapore until Nov. 16, the President will travel to Papua New Guinea for the APEC summit, which will be held with theme