13th ASEM foreign ministers' meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

13th ASEM foreign ministers' meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (2nd L, back), Estonian Foreign Minister and a representative of EU Sven Mikser (1st L, back) and Spanish Foreign Secretary Ildefonso Castro Lopez (3rd L, back) attend a press conference during the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) foreign ministers' meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on Nov. 21, 2017.

China calls for easing tension on Korean Peninsula issue

China on Tuesday called for more efforts to ease tension on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue and settle the issue through dialogue and consultation.

East Asia Summit leaders stress importance of maintaining peace, stability in South China Sea

Leaders from the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue countries have stressed the importance of maintaining peace, stability and security in the South China Sea, said the chairman's statement of the East Asia Summit (EAS) released here Tuesday.

S. Korea runs task force to negotiate defense cost sharing for U.S. troops

South Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday that it started running a task force team to prepare for negotiations on how much costs the country would share with the United States to operate U.S. troops stationed here.

S.Korean president completes organization of cabinet in over 6 months

South Korean President Moon Jae-in completed the organization of his cabinet on Tuesday, more than six months after he was inaugurated on May 10.