10:11 07/01/2017
The Philippines assumed chairmanship of the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) for 2017, which also coincides with its 50th year anniversary. The ASEAN 2017 theme is...
Slow start, but future remains bright for ASEAN Economic Community: Analysts
09:21 05/01/2017
One year on from its inception, about 74 per cent of Singapore companies polled in a recent Singapore Business Federation (SBF) survey said they don’t think the AEC has benefited...
Indonesia leading in counter-terrorism cooperation within ASEAN: ASEAN Chief
08:46 11/08/2016
Indonesia has taken the lead in counterterrorism cooperation within the...
ASSIST – Now ‘Open for Business’
10:51 10/08/2016
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025 highlights a renewed focus on trade facilitation and private sector engagement to support the realisation of a single market and...
ASEAN Tariff Finder – Supporting MSMEs into Regional and Global Value Chains
10:49 10/08/2016
Following the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015, tariffs for products have virtually been eliminated. ASEAN has also continued to progress its free trade...
ASEAN works together to address issue of cartels
09:49 09/08/2016
Detecting and prosecuting cartels remain at the core of the agenda of competition agencies due to their potential to cause significant harm to markets. Anti-competitive agreements...
ASEAN to combat cartels in the region
09:44 01/08/2016
In the post-2015 ASEAN Economic Community, well-functioning markets are imperative. Effective and enforceable competition rules are now enacted in nine ASEAN Member States....
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) visits The ASEAN Secretariat
09:50 22/07/2016
The ASEAN Secretariat had the honour to host the delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), comprising CEOs of leading enterprises. The CII delegation was led by...
ASEAN Tourism Ministers to launch Tourism Skills Standards
09:48 20/07/2016
The standardisation of skills required in ASEAN’s tourism industry will take a big step forward at a unique conference in August.