Asean Foreign Ministers had trade war and Cybersecurity High on their Agendas, as they kicked off their first Plenary Session Today, during the 51st Asean Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Singapore.
Southeast Asian Nations hope to strike a joint Agreement on Cybersecurity in coming days with Russia, accused by the united states of meddling in its Elections, after a series of high-profile hacks in the region.
The draft of a Document seen by Reuters discusses Formalising an Agreement with Russia. It is set to be issued by Foreign Ministers of the 10-Member Association of Southeast Asian Nations at the close of meetings underway with other Global Lawmakers in Singapore.
Singapore recently suffered its worst-ever Cyberattack when hackers stole the Personal Information of about 1.5 Million People, including Prime Minister lee Hsien Loong, from a government Health Database. Earlier this year, Malaysia said it had foiled an attempted Cyber Heist on its Central Bank.