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Burma Hosts First High-Level ASEAN Meeting

Burma, also known as Myanmar, has opened its first high-level meeting as chair of ASEAN by saying relations with China will be enhanced by its leadership of the regional bloc. Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) began meeting Thursday in the ancient Burmese city of Bagan.  It is the first high-level ASEAN meeting since Burma took over as chair at the beginning of the year. Burmese presidential spokesman Ye Htut told reporters that Burma’s...

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