ASEAN leader: RCEP to offer boost to post-pandemic economic recovery ASEAN

ASEAN leader: RCEP to offer boost to post-pandemic economic recovery

ASEAN Secretary General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has hailed regional member states for approving the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), saying that the implementation of the agreement will provide a tremendous boost to post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.
EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched World

EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme launched

The European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans has recently announced the start of a new EU-funded “Smart Green ASEAN Cities” programme, following his meeting with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.
EU, ASEAN discuss important regional issues ASEAN

EU, ASEAN discuss important regional issues

The European Union (EU)’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has discussed regional stability with ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi during his first official visit to Indonesia.
ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement ASEAN

ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Officer to ASEAN Ryan Washburn have recently signed a Regional Development Cooperation Agreement (RDCA) between ASEAN and the US. ​
ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary ASEAN

ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Secretariat held a virtual ceremony on August 8 to mark the bloc’s 53rd founding anniversary under the theme “ASEAN 53: A Cohesive Journey to Recovery”.
ASEAN emphasizes women’s role in maintaining peace ASEAN

ASEAN emphasizes women’s role in maintaining peace

Women’s important role in interfaith dialogues and in maintaining regional peace and security was highlighted by ASEAN Secretary General Dato Lim Jock Hoi at the ASEAN Women Interfaith Dialogue in Jakarta, Indonesia.
ASEAN charity fair 2019 opens in Indonesia World

ASEAN charity fair 2019 opens in Indonesia

The ASEAN Women’s Circle (AWC) officially launched the annual ASEAN Charity Bazaar in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 7 under the support of the ASEAN Secretariat.
RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief World

RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.
ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan ASEAN

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.