In a statement, ASEAN said Phoak was chosen for “providing leadership” and to oversee projects that“focus on forging a common identity and building a caring and sharing society.”
South Korean President Moon Jae-in continues to tall for sanctions relief on North Korea as it moves toward denuclearization.
In recent weeks, Belt and Road countries have canceled more than $30 billion in projects and called for the review of others.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called upon the international community to reward North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for his efforts to denuclearize.
Rising prices raised Vietnam’s revenue from oil by 42.5 percent in the first nine months of the year.
Ambassador Cui Tiankai tells Fox TV that non-interference in others' international affairs is fundamental.
Filmmakers are finding Vietnam is more than a scenic locale for war movies, and audiences are, too.
MSF says it is concerned for more than 100 asylum seekers and refugee children on Nauru, citing fears about post-traumatic stress, attempted suicide and self-harm.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen chose retired semiconductor firm chairman Morris Chang to attend its major international event of 2018.
Kim agrees to open Punggye-ri nuclear test site, Sohae missile engine site to international inspectors, Pompeo says; experts say this may be move to get more from US.
Tokyo does not claim the waterway, but it has helped Southeast Asian states that do as part of a long-term policy aimed at checking the biggest claimant China.
Experts warn of a dark year ahead as South Korea’s economy slows.