Press Statement: EU-ASEAN Business Council and ASEAN Business Advisory Council Launch Report on Non-Tariff Barriers in ASEAN: Both Bodies Call for Faster Action on Removal of NTBS

BANGKOK, June 22 -- In line with ASEAN's 2019 theme of "Advancing Partnership for Sustainability", the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) and ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) today launched a jo... Read More

Fifth Issue of ASEAN Economic Integration Brief Released

JAKARTA, June 18 -- The ASEAN Secretariat has released the latest issue of the ASEAN Economic Integration Brief (AEIB). This issue presents regular features such as overview of the global and regional... Read More

ASEAN SecGen briefs diplomatic corps on the Preliminary Needs Assessment for Repatriation in Rakhine State, Myanmar

JAKARTA, June 14 -- ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, today briefed the diplomatic community on the preliminary needs assessment in Rakhine State in a session attended by the Committee of Per... Read More

ASEAN pushes forward on upholding human rights in economic pursuit

BANGKOK, June 13 -- ASEAN continues to push forward on upholding human rights in pursuit of economic prosperity as the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted the 2019 AIC... Read More

EU and ASEAN commit towards a circular economy for plastics in the ASEAN Region

Kuala Lumpur, June 12 -- The two-day EU-ASEAN regional workshop on circular economy took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 to 12 June 2019. The workshop, conducted back- to-back with the Europea... Read More

ASEAN identifies potential infrastructure projects

JAKARTA, June 10 -- ASEAN unveiled today the list of projects in the Initial Rolling Priority Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects (Initial Pipeline) under the Master Plan on ASEAN Conn... Read More

Progress made in ASEAN Smart Cities Network

BANGKOK, June 7 -- ASEAN countries reported progress made in the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) during a meeting on 6-7 June in Bangkok, Thailand. National Representatives and Chief Smart City Off... Read More

British Ambassador to ASEAN bids farewell to Secretary-General

Singapore, June 3 -- Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to ASEAN, Moazzam Malik, paid a farewell call on Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, on 3 June 20... Read More

New human species found in the Philippines tops ASEAN Today May edition

JAKARTA, May 31 -- The May edition of "ASEAN Today" highlights the discovery of fossils of a new human species in the Philippines. Raissa Chentami, who anchors the programme from the ASEAN Secretaria... Read More

ASEAN, Myanmar to implement practical measures on Rakhine situation

NAY PYI TAW, May 27 -- ASEAN and the Myanmar government agreed to immediately commence practical measures to alleviate the situation in Rakhine State following a high-level coordination meeting today ... Read More