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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Myanmar regime’s legitimacy crisis deepens

The diplomatic the stand-off between ASEAN and Myanmar military is most likely to continue. In this imbroglio, will China continue its support for military rule in Myanmar to risk its wider ...

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar on 15 February 2021.

Myanmar's military junta

Walking with a few friends

The military regime in Myanmar is worried about being frozen out of the ASEAN bloc

A group of women hold torches as they protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on 14 July 2021

ASEAN upgrades ties with China, calls Myanmar part of ‘family’

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) said on Thursday it has agreed with China to upgrade their relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership, a day after reaching a similar ...

This handout photo released by the host broadcast, ASEAN Summit 2021, on 26 October, 2021 shows Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C) taking part in the ASEAN-China Summit on the sidelines of the 2021 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summits held online on a live video conference in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

BIPSS-Dhaka Tribune roundtable

Quad, AUKUS and shifting dynamics in the Indo-Pacific

At a roundtable on ‘Quad and AUKUS: Creating Strategic Ripples in the Indo-Pacific’, organised jointly by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) and Dhaka Tribune, participants ...

(L-R) Parvez Karim Abbasi, Shahedul Anam Khan, ANM Muniruzzaman, Zafar Sobhan, Touhid Hossain

Urge ASEAN, QUAD allies to distance from Myanmar military: Dhaka to Washington

The US may bring the Rohingya issue on the G-7 Summit agenda to show the strong resolve of the international community for a solution to the Rohingya crisis, said the ambassador

Smoke is seen on the Myanmar border as Rohingya refugees walk on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh on 11 September 2017

Myanmar junta boycotts summit in protest at snub

Myanmar's junta boycotted a Southeast Asian summit Tuesday after its chief was banned from the event, deepening the regime's isolation nine months after it took power in a coup

 This handout photo released by the host broadcast, ASEAN Summit 2021, on 27 October, 2021 shows Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (C) taking part in the ASEAN-Japan Summit on the sidelines of the 2021 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, held online on a live video conference in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan

Biden joins US-ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

US president Joe Biden joined Southeast Asian leaders for a virtual summit on Tuesday, the first time in four years that Washington has engaged at the top level with a bloc seen as key to countering ...

Biden joins US-ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar junta leader

Southeast Asian leaders kicked off an ASEAN summit Tuesday but Myanmar refused to send a representative after being angered by the bloc's decision to exclude the country's junta chief

ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar junta leader

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief's exclusion

Myanmar's junta threatened on Monday to skip an ASEAN summit after the bloc said the country's military chief could not attend over doubts about the government's commitment to defusing a bloody crisis

In this file screengrab taken on 9 April, 2021 via AFPTV and taken from a broadcast by Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) in Myanmar shows junta spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun speaking during a live press conference

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit

Myanmar's junta chief will be excluded from an upcoming ASEAN summit, the group said Saturday, a rare rebuke as concerns rise over the military government's commitment to defusing a bloody crisis

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit
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