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ASEAN Launches Communication Master Plan

As ASEAN moves towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community in 2015, its Foreign Ministers today launched the ASEAN Communication Master Plan (ACMP) before high-level officials gathered in the Myanmar capital for the...

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ASEAN Complies Its Metrology Law to International Standard

The Working Group on Legal Metrology in ASEAN benchmarked their metrology laws against the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) best practices. The benchmark indicated that most AMS have established, or...

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ASEAN and Civil Society Launch Safe Schools Initiative

ASEAN Member States, ASEAN Secretariat and international non-government organisations today launched the ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) Phase II. The initiative promotes a strategic partnership to strengthen...

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ASEAN Launches Directory of Outstanding SMEs 2015

An ASEAN publication entitled Directory of Outstanding ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) 2015 was officially launched at the sidelines of the Public Private Dialogue for the Post-2015 ASEAN Strategic Action...

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ASEAN to Continue Strengthening Its Corporate Affairs

More than fifty corporate support services staffs of the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) participated in Synthesis and Evaluation Workshops on 17 and 24 November in Jakarta. Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and...

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ASEAN honors Champions of Biodiversity

The winners in the Youth Category are Indonesias Adeline Suwana of the Sahabat Alam youth organization, and twins Giovanna and Gabriella Thohir of The Bekantan Twins Project. The Philippines BusinessMirror was...

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ASEAN Promotes Awareness on AEC Businesses

A Seminar on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Information for Business was held on 15-16 June in Bangkok to promote awareness and understanding on the AEC's key initiatives to the business community. The Seminar...

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Tourism sector expects to benefit from ASEAN Community

The ASEAN Community, scheduled to establish in 2015, is expected to greatly benefit tourism sector as the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) among ASEAN members will take effect in all...

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Forum on ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement held in Brunei

A forum to create awareness and understanding of the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) among investors and businesses was conducted at Brunei International Convention Centre, Berakas, Brunei Darussalam...

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ASEAN needs to reform aviation rules

ASEAN has yet to implement policy changes to accommodate the changes in the fast-growing regional aviation industry, the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) said. In its latest report to leaders, ASEAN BAC...

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AirAsia launches ASEAN flight pass

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia launched on Monday AirAsia ASEAN Pass in a bid to grab the ASEAN market ahead of the open sky policy that will be implemented next year. AirAsia ASEAN Pass is a travel pass that allows...

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

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...

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ASEAN Showcases Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

In conjunction with Malaysias 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...

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Women Entrepreneurs Strengthen Market through GREAT Women in ASEAN Brand

Women entrepreneurs from ASEAN launched the Gender Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Women)this week to promote their products for greater sales and business growth that can employ more...

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ASEAN, Japan Reaffirm Closer Ties

ASEAN and Japan Senior Officials participating in the 30th ASEAN-Japan Forum reaffirmed the importance of ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership and agreed to explore new opportunities to further strengthen the relationship...

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Thailands Transport Investment to Enhance the Competitiveness of the Mekong Subregion

Thailand is accelerating transport infrastructure development, with an investment budget of more than seven trillion yen in the next eight years. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha told a group of Japanese...

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National Development for Thailand to Become a Business Hub

The Thai government has put effort to expand border trade and investment and is accelerating preparations in many areas for the realization of the ASEAN Community. In his keynote speech at the Nikkei Bangkok Forum on 6...

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Cultural Dimension Adopted to Connect the Deep South of Thailand to ASEAN

Aware of the coming of the ASEAN Community, Thailand is adopting a cultural dimension to connect its southernmost region to other ASEAN countries, along with promoting better understanding among local people. The...

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Results of the Eighth Meeting of the Thailand - Myanmar Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation

Thailand and Myanmar have discussed future cooperation in promoting two-way trade and investment with an aim to increase bilateral trade value to 10-12 billion US dollars by 2017. The discussion was made at the Eighth...

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New Target for Bilateral Trade between Thailand and Viet Nam

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung have agreed to set a new target for bilateral trade between Thailand and Viet Nam from 15 billion to 20 billion US dollars by 2020....