The ASEAN 50th Golden Celebration & Charity Ball


This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 40th anniversary of U.S.-ASEAN relations. Fifty years ago, the Foreign Ministers of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand sat down together in Bangkok, Thailand and signed a document to promote regional peace and stability and to accelerate economic … Continue reading The ASEAN 50th Golden Celebration & Charity Ball

ASEAN: BUILDING THE PEACE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA


ASEAN: BUILDING THE PEACE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Posted in Speeches & Statements of the Former Secretaries-General of ASEAN Print Paper presented by H. E. Mr. Rodolfo C. Severino, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the Fourth High-Level Meeting Between the United Nations and Regional Organizations on Cooperation for Peace-Building United Nations, New … Continue reading ASEAN: BUILDING THE PEACE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

China Must Respect International Law and Remove HD-981 Oil Rig from Vietnam’s Waters


To:  Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations  Mr. Xi Jinping, President of People Republic of China  Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America  Mr. Le Luong Minh, Secretary General of ASEAN  All peace loving people in the world  May 22, 2014Re.: China’s Placement of Oil Rig HD-981 in Vietnam’s … Continue reading China Must Respect International Law and Remove HD-981 Oil Rig from Vietnam’s Waters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Has Words For China


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Has Words For China After CNOOC Oil Rig Planted in Disputed Vietnamese Sea Area: “We Want To See A Code of Conduct” China has taken an “extremely dangerous action that has been directly endangering peace, stability, security, and marine safety,” Vietnam’s Prime Minster Nguyen Tan Dung said HANOI, Vietnam May … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Has Words For China