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ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Rocket Launch

10 February 2016 ASEAN has learned of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) rocket launch on 7 February 2016. ASEAN follows closely the situation in the Korean Peninsula and shares common concern of the international community over the recent developments in the said region. ASEAN strongly urges the DPRK to comply with all the [...]

February 10th, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News, Statement & Communiques|

New Parliament Seated in Myanmar in February 2016 “ASEAN Today”

JAKARTA, 10 February 2016 - The new majority in Myanmar's Parliament tops the February 2016 edition of "ASEAN Today." Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the programme from Jakarta.  She also reports on ASEAN's global tourism efforts and the new Miss Universe from the Philippines. This is the 50th episode in the informative and [...]

February 10th, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News, Press Release|

ASEAN Sec-Gen meets PM of Lao PDR; conveys support to Lao 2016 Chairmanship of ASEAN

VIENTIANE, 5 February 2016 – ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh led a team of top level ASEAN Secretariat staff in a working visit to Vientiane on Feb. 4-5 in support of Lao PDR 2016 chairmanship of ASEAN. His first stop was at the Prime Minister’s Office where he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister [...]

February 5th, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News|

Hungary to Step Up Closer Cooperation with ASEAN

JAKARTA, 1 February 2016 - In recognising the immense potential of the ASEAN Community, Hungary today expressed its strong interest to forge closer ties with the region. Prime Minister of Hungary H.E. Viktor Orbán, who paid an official visit to the ASEAN Secretariat, conveyed this message in his meeting with the Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. [...]

February 1st, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News, Press Release|

ASEAN Leaders Programme Demonstrates True Potential of the ASEAN Community

JAKARTA, 1 February 2016 - Demonstrating how the potential benefits of the ASEAN Community are more than just economic, a new initiative has been launched to bring together senior leaders from all ten ASEAN countries. The ASEAN Leaders Programme is being launched to bring together 70 senior leaders from across the ASEAN, from all sectors [...]

February 1st, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News, Press Release|

Cambodia, Singapore Deposit Instrument of Ratification of the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons

JAKARTA, 25 January 2016 – Cambodia and Singapore have deposited their respective Instruments of Ratification for the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (ACTIP) with H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN. The ACTIP, which was signed by the ASEAN Leaders at the 27th ASEAN Summit in November 2015, demonstrates ASEAN’s [...]

January 25th, 2016|ASEAN Secretariat News, Press Release|