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China Development Bank organizes training for CLMV Central Bank officials

The China Development Bank (CDB) conducted a Seminar on Financial Supervision and Bank Risk Management in Beijing, China. The seminar featured a keynote presentation by Andrew Sheng, former chairman of the Hong Kong...

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UN and APEC to collaborate with ASEAN on harmonising regional statistics on trade and tourism

Given the importance of trade and tourism in the economy, the United Nations Statistics Division, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat are jointly...

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ASEAN calls for sustainable management of protected areas

As human pressure on the planets resources intensifies, experts are increasingly looking at an effective protected area system as one of the best hopes to conserve key ecosystems, habitats, and species. The ASEAN...

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ASEAN Competition Officials Undergo Evidence Gathering Training

A basic investigation skills workshop on "Putting Theory into Practice - Gathering Evidence Effectively and Ethically" was held on 29 Sept. - 1 Oct. in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. With officials and investigators from...

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ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation kicks off in Jakarta

The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) held its first Governing Council (GC) meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat today. The meeting discussed, among others, the Work Plan of the AIPR, the recruitment of...

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Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation

This years theme of the World AIDS Day - Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation - resonates well with the current progress of ASEAN towards an ASEAN Community by 2015 with one vision...

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IOM Regional Director Calls on ASEAN Secretary-General

The Director of Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mr. Andrew Bruce, called on Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh at his office here yesterday....

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Viet Nam hosts disaster management partnership conference for ASEAN

Viet Nam, current chair of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) hosted a partnership conference to accelerate and support the implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency...

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AIPR Launches Peace and Reconciliation Symposium Publication

The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) launched its symposium publication in Nay Pyi Taw today. Speaking at the event, ASEAN Secretary-General H.E. Le Luong Minh congratulated the members of the...

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Launch of Official Logo of the ASEAN Regional Forum Disaster Relief Exercises 2015 (ARF DIREX 2015)

The official logo of the ASEAN Regional Forum Disaster Relief Exercises 2015 (ARF DIREX 2015) was launched in Nay Pyi Taw today. Launched by Malaysian Foreign Minister Dato Sri Anifah Aman, Chinese Foreign Minister...

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Business and Government Unite to Support SMEs in Myanmar

Myanmars economic and political reforms have led to rapid reconnection to the global and regional economies, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need training and expertise to take advantage of the opportunities...

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Lao National Accreditation Bureau Undergoes Training to Enhance Capabilities

A specialized training took place in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 15-17 September to enhance capabilities of the Lao National Accreditation Board (LNAB) staff. The course focused on management of accreditation bodies and...

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ASEAN Leaders Gather in Myanmar for a Historic Summit

The Heads of State/Government of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are gathering in Myanmars capital for the 25thASEAN Summit which begins today. The Summit takes place at a critical juncture of ASEANs...

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ASEAN, UNICEF Sign Framework Agreement for Cooperation

The Framework Agreement for Cooperation (FAC) between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) was signed yesterday at the ASEAN Secretariat. H.E. Le Luong Minh,...

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ASEAN Assists Member States in NTR Development

ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR), National Trade Repositories (NTRs) and Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) and Notification Procedures under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) was held last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia....

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ASEAN Sets Benchmark on Credit Rating to Increase SMEs Access to Finance

ASEAN unveiled a benchmark for SME Credit Rating Methodology to the representatives from central banks, credit rating agencies, small and medium enterprise (SME) development agencies and commercial banks from ASEAN...

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ASEAN Moves Forward with Public-Private Partnership

As ASEAN approaches the crucial 2015 milestone of realising the ASEAN Community, the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) has convened the ASEAN PublicPrivate Partnership (PPP) Networking Forum in Manila to...

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ASEAN Welcomes New Master Trainers and Assessors for Food & Beverage Service

Twenty-two Master Trainers and 20 Master Assessors celebrated their graduation day this week after weeks of comprehensive training programmes of Master Trainers and Master Assessors for Food and Beverages (F&B) Service...

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ASEAN Continues to Strengthen Consumer Protection

The inaugural ASEAN Consumer Protection Conference was convened f in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. Consumer protection agencies from the ASEAN Members States, Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, consumer associations,...

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ASEAN, ROK promote Youth and Women Participation in SME Development

Youth and women entrepreneurs from ASEAN countries had the opportunity to network and enhance their understanding of ASEAN and of the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) cooperation at a seminar on Participation of Youth and...