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Thailand Gives Top Priority to Border Security to Prepare for the ASEAN Community

The Thai Government has given top priority to border security management in order to prepare for the emergence of the ASEAN Community at the end of 2015. In his keynote address at the Regional Conference on "Enhancing...

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Thailand Strengthens Trade and Investment Cooperation with Two ASEAN Partners

Thailand is stepping up trade and investment cooperation with Malaysia and the Philippines, two of its ASEAN partners. Concerning cooperation with Malaysia, the Bank of Thailand and Bank Negara Malaysia, or the Central...

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Thailand Steps Up Cooperation with ASEAN on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Thailand has discussed with its ASEAN partners efforts to step up cooperation on quality assurance in higher education, as part of ASEAN integration in terms of education and training. The Director of the Office for...

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Thailand Ready to Cooperate with International Community in Universal Health Coverage

Thailand stands ready to cooperate with all countries and international organizations to promote and achieve universal health coverage systems. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha talked about Thailands universal...

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Thai-Myanmar Agreement Relating to the Construction of the Second Friendship Bridge

Thailand and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar have signed an agreement on the construction of the second Thai Myanmar Friendship Bridge Crossing Moei/Thaungyin River. The agreement was signed in Nay Pyi Taw,...

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Thailand Emphasizes the Need to Build Disaster Resilience in ASEAN

Deputy Interior Minister Sutee Markboon said that disasters have led to great losses of lives and property in the ASEAN region; therefore, ASEAN countries must join forces in building disaster resilience. Mr. Sutee...

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Possibility of the Free Movement of Pharmacists in ASEAN

Thailand is considering the possibility of the free movement of pharmacists in the ASEAN region. The issue will be raised for discussion with other ASEAN partners. Member of the Board of Pharmacy Council of Thailand...

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Establishing Accreditation Services in Lao PDR

As a result of global trade liberalisation and increasing demands by consumers, the private sector and legislators, requirements regarding quality of goods and services are continuously on the rise. At the same time,...

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ASEAN to Advance Trade Repository

A Regional Workshop on ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR)/National Trade Repository (NTR) and Notification Procedures under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) was held last week in Jakarta, Indonesia. The workshop...

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ASEAN to Enhance Logistics Services

approximately 65 policy makers, regulators and industry players concluded a week of intensive conference and seminar, which aims to enhance ASEAN logistics services productivity and competitiveness. ASEAN high-level...

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ASEAN Strengthens Cooperation in Fight Against Transnational Crime

The timely implementation of the current programmes and work plans to combat transnational crime was the main focus of discussions of ASEAN senior officials at their recent meeting in Brunei. During the 14th ASEAN...

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Executive Programme for ASEANs Disaster Management Officials Concludes

Thirteen disaster management officers from ASEAN Member States' National Disaster Management Offices (NDMO) completed the First Batch of the AHA Centre Executive Programme (ACE Programme). During the six months...

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ASEAN Focuses on Food Security and Nutrition

The Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry of Malaysia, H.E. Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob and his delegation paid a courtesy call on Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh, at the ASEAN Secretariat. SG Minh...

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ASEAN, ROK Review Bilateral Relations; Discuss Future Direction

The 18th ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Dialogue was convened in Pusan, the ROK. The meeting reviewed ASEAN-ROK relations and discussed its future direction, including follow-up to the outcomes of the 16th ASEAN-ROK...

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ASEAN-Japan Review Future Cooperation Direction

ASEAN and Japan reviewed their cooperation and its future direction, focusing on areas of mutual interest and concern across the three pillars of political-security, economic and socio-cultural cooperation during the...

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ASEAN and ROK Prepare for Commemorative Summit in Busan

The Secretary-General of the Preparatory Office for the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Commemorative Summit, HE. Choi Jong-moon, called on Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh. Secretary-General Choi informed...

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Harmonising Food Control Requirements in ASEAN to Remove Trade Barriers

A Workshop on Review and Development of Guidelines on ASEAN Common Food Control Requirements (ACFCRs) was held at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, to review the existing ACFCRs published in 2006 and the proposed new...

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ASEAN Statisticians and Media to Raise Awareness on ASEAN Statistics

Statisticians and journalists from ASEAN Member States participated in a Training of Trainers and Training on Public Relations and Statistics in Hanoi, Viet Nam to address data users low awareness of the availability...

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ASEAN Economic Ministers Conclude Roadshow in China to Enhance Trade and Investment

A high-leveldelegation from ASEAN led by the Honourable Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Second Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam visited China from 22-25 October to further enhance trade and...

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ASEAN GDP remains robust, backed by services

The latest statistics revealed that ASEAN economies remained buoyant as nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 5.7 percent at US$ 2.31 trillion. The continued growth of the region is reflected in the improved GDP...