Asean, India celebrate 25 years of relations, The Straits Times, 26 January 2018

The Straits Times carried an article about the commemorative summit co-hosted by Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, with the aim of deepening ties between India and ASEAN. ST quoted President Tan Tai Yong, who is a  member of the Management Board of the Institute of South Asian Studies, as  as saying that current relations are “warm and positive”. He added that there is broad-based economic engagement, ongoing diplomatic and defence cooperation, as well as constant cultural engagements that emphasise the civilisational ties between India and South-east Asia.

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