Ministers from southeast Asian nations (Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei) recently met in Indonesia's Sumatra island to discuss plans to tackle Indonesian forest fires. The

The Association of South-East Asian Nations (asean) recently signed a trade agreement with the us, which experts say will lead to more trade and investment alliances between the two regions . The

brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia recently signed a pact to protect the biodiversity-rich Borneo forests, which spans the three countries. Signed in Bali, the declaration moots measures for conservation