Foreign ministers of Southeast Asian nations are meeting here Monday to discuss help for cyclone-hit Myanmar. The meeting comes two weeks after a deadly tropical cyclone Nargis hit five divisions and states of Myanmar early this month and left more than 77,000 dead, 55,000 still missing and 19,000 injured. The special meeting to discuss the humanitarian situation in Myanmar and consider how best to assist Myanmar in its relief and recovery efforts.
The 4th ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Summit was opened in Singapore. Representative from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei all gathered to discuss how we could cooperate to improve our economies.