Former ASEAN secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan dies aged 68
17:32 15/12/2017
BANGKOK: Former ASEAN secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan died aged 68 on Thursday (Nov 30). Dr Surin, who was also a former Thai foreign minister, died of an acute heart attack,...
Malaysian millennials win the ASEAN Data Science Explorers competition
17:30 15/12/2017
Team 'ASEANalysts' - comprising participants Thean Su Mei and Wong Feng Ming from Monash University Malaysia - emerged the ASEAN champion at the regional face-off.
Asean Launches HeForShe Campaign to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women
17:22 15/12/2017
Jakarta. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or Asean, launched the HeForShe solidarity campaign at its headquarters in Jakarta on Thursday (30/11), marking a new show of...
ASEAN conducts training on business and human rights
13:58 04/12/2017
BANGKOK, 21 November 2017 – The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened the AICHR Training Programme on Business and Human Rights on 13-16 November in...
ASEAN to partner with EU on achieving the SDGs
13:57 04/12/2017
BANGKOK, 20 November 2017 – “We look forward to enhancing cooperation with the EU in sustainable development, including through promoting complementarities between the ASEAN Vision...
ASEAN to implement work plan for disaster risk reduction and climate change
09:26 04/12/2017
JAKARTA, 17 November 2017 – ASEAN officials in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) committed themselves to strengthening integration of...
Singapore as new ASEAN Chair tops November 2017 “ASEAN Today”
09:21 04/12/2017
JAKARTA, 20 November 2017 – The ASEAN gavel was handed to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Manila last week to symbolize Singapore’s assumption of ASEAN chairmanship in 2018. That...
East Asia Summit Ambassadors in Jakarta plant mangroves to celebrate 50th Anniversary of ASEAN
09:17 04/12/2017
JAKARTA, 20 November 2017 – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, the Ambassadors of the 18 East Asia Summit (EAS) participating countries in Jakarta, collectively...
ASEAN to strengthen cooperation between competition agencies and aviation regulators
09:05 04/12/2017
BAGAN, 24 November 2017 – A two-day workshop on competition policy and aviation sector was conducted on 23-24 November in Bagan to strengthen the interface between ASEAN...