By RSIS As some Southeast Asian countries consider using nuclear energy, the region should now be preparing a regional nuclear emergency response, incorporating technological and nuclear emergencies into its disaster management framework. read more →

The development of nuclear power in Southeast Asia faces hurdles to collectively ensure nuclear security, safety and safeguards (3S). However regional cooperation remains key to achieving it. Can ASEAN live up to expectations? read more →

Jakarta, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is holding to its strong commitment to cooperate for the preservation of a nuclear weapon-free region. read more →

JAKARTA (Xinhua) – The United States reiterates its active support for ASEAN and its member states in the non- proliferation of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, as well as in nuclear safety, a press statement said here on Monday. read more →

GENEVA (Kyodo) — The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations may reach agreement with Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States on their accession to a protocol of a regional nuclear weapon free zone treaty as early as October, a representative of one of the five nuclear powers said Thursday. read more →