Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Laotian capital of Vientiane, setting in motion his first official visit to the country, where he will also attend the East Asia Summit.During the visit, Li will also attend the 19th China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting, and the 19th meeting of the leaders of ASEAN-China, Japan and South Korea (10+3).


Chinese premier: China eyes closer cooperation with Laos

Premier Li Keqiang met with Laos' President Boungnang Vorachith in Vientiane on Thursday. Premier Li said China is ready to deepen mutual interests.

Chinese Vice FM: Outside interference unwelcome

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said on Thursday, it is not appropriate for countries outside the region to push the so-called South China Sea "arbitration" at the East Asia Summit.

China-ASEAN look to next 25 years of partnership

In the Lao capital of Vientiane, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN, have met with their East Asian counterparts.

Belt and Road Initiative invigorates ASEAN nations

Over the past 25 years, the political, commercial, social and cultural cooperation between China and ASEAN nations has yielded significant achievements. As ASEAN's most active partner, China has always supported the development of ASEAN nations.

ASEAN-China summit marks 25 years of ASEAN-China dialogue

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Wednesday that relations between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made great strides and effectively promoted regional peace, stability and prosperity.

Leaders advocate peace, cooperation in S. China Sea

ASEAN and China have issued a joint statement, reaffirming their commitment to the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea or DOC. The two sides also underlined the importance of keeping peace and stability and the freedom of navigation in the region.

ROK's Park: Necessary to enhance trade, Japan's Abe pledges anti-terrorism efforts

South Korean Presodemt Park Geun-hye has called on ASEAN leaders to further solidify ties through a "concrete vision." Park made the remarks at the ASEAN Plus 1 Summit in Vientiane. She said South Korea looks forward to enhance cooperation in trade and investment with ASEAN.

Region reaches broad consensus in ASEAN-China Summit

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN hold the 19th ASEAN-China Summit this week.

China calls for regional peace & stability

To begin in Laos where the annual ASEAN summit is in full swing. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has held multilateral talks with partners from ASEAN countries, calling for cooperation to maintain peace and stability in the region.

ASEAN aims to boost tourism sector

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has launched a tourism campaign at the ASEAN Summit. The effort looks to turn the region into a 'single and united yet diverse' tourism destination.

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