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ASEAN SecGen Attends Inauguration of New INTERPOL Centre in Singapore

Regional and international cooperation to address and combat cybercrime has received a boost with the establishment of a new hi-tech INTERPOL centre in Singapore. Welcoming the set-up of the INTERPOL Global Complex for...

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ASEAN holds forum in Jakarta to promote investment in the region

A Forum and Seminar to socialise the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) was held on 15-16 April in Jakarta, Indonesia. More than 100 participants from the government, private sector, chambers of commerce...

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ASEAN Organises Seminar on Trade in Goods and Services Statistics

With increasing globalization and outsourcing, Asian countries have become increasingly interconnected through economic transactions crossing national borders. As production processes are increasingly globalized,...

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ASEAN Defence Ministers Chart the Future of Defence Cooperation towards ASEAN Community 2015

ASEAN Defence Ministers adopted two important documents, namely the Three-Year Work Programme 2014-2016 and the Concept Paper on Establishment of a Direct Communications Link at the 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting...

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ASEAN to Enhance Logistics Services

Today, 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...

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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 Showcases Culinary Tradition in Food Festival

It is inevitable for Southeast Asian kitchens to produce endless galore of sumptuous dishes. From therein come signature dishes like satay, laksa, tom yam, or photo name a few. Ubiquity and affordability - and most...

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ASEAN Commits to Combat Trafficking in Persons

The Central Committee on Suppressing of Trafficking in Persons (CCTP) of the Union of Myanmar is hosting the 6th Expert Group Meeting on ASEAN Convention on Trafficking in Persons (ACTIP) and the Regional Plan of...

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ASEAN Strengthens Cooperation on Information and Media

The Twelfth Conference of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (12th AMRI) and the Third Conference of ASEAN Plus Three Ministers Responsible for Information (3rd AMRI+3) were held in Nay Pyi Taw on 12 June. The...

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ASEAN Looks to Best Practices in Developing Metrology Laws

Legal metrology experts from ASEAN Member States (AMS) discussed best practices for developing metrology laws during a workshop held in Siem Reap, Cambodia earlier this month. This is part of AMS efforts to increase...

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ASEAN to Develop Better Integration Monitoring System

As the year 2015 approaches, the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is becoming of greater interest and concern to businesses, the general public and policymakers. Therefore, putting in place a...

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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...

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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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JICA Commits to Promote Cooperation with ASEAN

The newly appointed Principal Representative for ASEAN Coordination of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Mr. Nakagawa Hiroaki, called on Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh today at the...

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ASEAN Discusses Approach to Effective Competition Enforcement

The 4th ASEAN Competition Conference brought together competition experts and public-private stakeholders from ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Republic of Korea, US, EU and international entities such as UNCTAD...

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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 from 27 June-2 July in Hanoi, Viet Nam to address data users low awareness...

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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 on 14 15 July 2014 at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, to review the existing ACFCRs published in 2006 and...

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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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New Video Series Promotes ASEAN Connectivity Awareness and Education

As ASEAN approaches the all-important 2015 milestone marking the realisation of the ASEAN Community, the Association launched a new video series on ASEAN Connectivity to raise awareness of the opportunities and...

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ASEAN Foreign Ministers Commit to Intensify Efforts in Realising ASEAN Community 2015

The 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM), Commission for the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (SEANWFZ Commission), Post Ministerial Conferences (PMC), 15th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers...