ASEAN Secretariat News

December 2011

November 2011

October 2011

September 2011

August 2011

July 2011

July 2011

July 2011

July 2011

April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

Women Entrepreneurs Strengthen Market through ‘GREAT Women in ASEAN’ Brand

on Friday, 29 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 May 2015Women entrepreneurs from ASEAN launched the Gender Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Womenthis week to promote their products for greater sales and business growth that can employ more workers and improve livelihoods.

ASEAN Completes Trainings on Rules of Origin

on Friday, 29 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

BANGKOK, 29 May 2015 - In-country training on Rules of Origin (ROO) hosted by the Customs Department of Thailand in Bangkok from 27 - 29 May completes a series of capacity building activities on ROO for ASEAN, with focus on ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA).

ASEAN Welcomes New Permanent Representative of Viet Nam

on Friday, 29 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 29 May 2015- ASEAN continues to be an important cornerstone of Viet Nam’s foreign policy, said Viet Nam’s new Permanent Representative (PR) to ASEAN yesterday.

ASEAN, Spain to Forge Closer Ties

on Friday, 29 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 29 May 2015 - The Kingdom of Spain expressed its strong interest to enhance relationship and closer cooperation with ASEAN yesterday. Spain’s new Ambassador to ASEAN, H.E. Franscisco José Viqueira Niel conveyed this message to ASEAN Secretary-General, H.E. Le Luong Minh.

ASEAN Showcases Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 May 2015 - In conjunction with Malaysia’s chairmanship of ASEAN this year, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp. Malaysia) hosts the landmark event of 2015 - the ASEAN SME Showcase and Conference (ASSC). Officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Haji Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the event will run from 26 to 28 May at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. 

ASEAN, Australia Continue Partnership to Support AEC

on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 28 May 2015 – ASEAN and Australia today signed the Exchange of Notes on the Extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II) at the ASEAN Secretariat.

“Reporting ASEAN” Media Forum to Tell the ASEAN Story

on Monday, 16 February 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

BANGKOK, 16 February 2015 – A media forum on news issues around ASEAN integration and regionalism will be held on 31 March – 2 April in Bangkok. Titled "Reporting ASEAN: A Media Forum," this event is expected to gather journalists and editors, researchers, foreign policy makers and development experts, students and those who follow issues around the ASEAN Community.

ASEAN, Pacific Alliance to Explore Potential Areas of Cooperation

on Tuesday, 26 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 26 May 2015 – ASEAN and the Pacific Alliance (a regional grouping comprising Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru) met in ASEAN Secretariat on 25 May to explore possible areas of cooperation that will build closer ties between the two regional organisations. Both sides exchanged views on a broad range of issues, including current developments in Southeast Asia and Latin America.

ASEAN Enhances Awareness and Technical Capacity on Trademarks and Madrid Protocol

on Friday, 22 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

YANGON, 22 May 2015 - ASEAN Member States continue to intensify efforts to modernize their trademarks regime, including through accession to Madrid Protocol, as part of the intellectual property (IP) initiatives to transform ASEAN into an innovative and competitive region as envisioned in ASEAN Economic Community. The Madrid Protocol makes it faster, cheaper and easier for regional businesses to file trademark applications in multiple jurisdictions.

ASEAN, United States to Bring Partnership to New Height

on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

WASHINGTON D.C., 19 May 2015 – ASEAN and the United States of America reiterated their commitment to deepen cooperation under the framework of the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership and to bring the relationship to a new height. This was the proposition of the 28th ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue that was successfully convened at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on 15 May.

ASEAN, Australia Strengthen Partnership to Support ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response

on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 19 May 2015 – ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General for Socio-Cultural Community, H.E. Alicia Dela Rosa Bala and Australia's first resident Ambassador to ASEAN, H.E. Simon Merrifield, today signed Amendment No. 6 to the Cooperation Arrangement between ASEAN and the Commonwealth of Australia represented by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the ASEAN Agreement for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme 2010-2015 at the ASEAN Secretariat.

ASEAN Senior Officials on Culture and Arts Promote Culture, Art, and Community

on Monday, 18 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 18 May 2015 - ASEAN Senior Officials on Culture and the Arts met at the ASEAN Secretariat last week, 12-14 May, to set policies and strategies on promoting the culture and art sector of the ASEAN region. They also discussed how to celebrate the launching of ASEAN Community by the end of 2015, as well as ways for culture and the arts to contribute to building a people-oriented, people-centred ASEAN.

ASEAN Showcases Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

on Wednesday, 13 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 May 2015 - The ASEAN SME Showcase and Conference (ASSC) 2015 will be held on 26-28 May at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is a special event to commemorate the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 and the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in ASEAN integration.

ASEAN Officials Visit Paris and Brussels to Strengthen Emergency Management

on Friday, 08 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

BRUSSELS, 8 May 2015 - "Disaster management is a key concern of the ASEAN region where natural disasters are a common occurrence," said ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General Alicia Bala. To help address this concern, high-level ASEAN emergency management representatives visited Paris and Brussels this week, from 2-8 May.

New Ambassador of ROK Presents Credentials; Pledges to Strengthen ASEAN-ROK Relations

on Friday, 08 May 2015. Posted in 2015, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 8 May 2015 - H.E. Suh Jeong In, the new Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to ASEAN, today presented his Letter of Credence to H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN, at the ASEAN Secretariat. H.E. Suh is the second Ambassador of ROK accredited to ASEAN since the ROK established its Mission to ASEAN in 2012.