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ASEAN-9 Summit Includes Plea For Peace In South China Sea

PHNOM PENH — Foreign ministers of nine Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members wrapped up their annual summit Saturday with a plea for peace in the South China Sea, warnings to Myanmar’s junta and plans to bolster COVID-19-injured economies. Prak Sokhonn, the Cambodian foreign minister and host of this year’s summit, was blunt in his assessment of the weeklong meetings, […]

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U.S. Announces New Plans On Maritime Cooperation With ASEAN, Eyeing China

STATE DEPARTMENT — The United States has announced new plans to expand maritime cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as ASEAN leaders gather in Washington for a special summit seen as a show of solidarity in regard to China. ASEAN members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam claim parts of the South China Sea — a waterway claimed […]