Myanmar willing to work with ASEAN for stability’s sake: leader World

Myanmar willing to work with ASEAN for stability’s sake: leader

Myanmar is willing to work together with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to safeguard the country’s stability and implement the relevant consensus, Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) and Commander-in-chief of Defense Services Min Aung Hlaing has said.
EU-funded project for Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 response launched World

EU-funded project for Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 response launched

An EU-funded project called “Southeast Asia Health Pandemic Response and Preparedness” was officially launched on June 2 by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell and ASEAN Secretary General Dato Lim Jock Hoi.
ASEAN launches action plan to combat marine debris ASEAN

ASEAN launches action plan to combat marine debris

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on May 28 launched the Regional Action Plan for Combating Marine Debris in the ASEAN Member States for the 2021-2025 period, which provides a solution-focused joint strategy to address marine plastic debris across the region.
Signing of RCEP marks milestone in ASEAN history: official World

Signing of RCEP marks milestone in ASEAN history: official

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi said the bloc had a momentous day when leaders of its member states, Australia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand witnessed the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement.
ASEAN improves disaster management capacity World

ASEAN improves disaster management capacity

The Mission of the Republic of Korea to ASEAN and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) have launched the ASEAN Standards and Certification for Experts in Disaster Management (ASCEND) project.
27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents ASEAN

27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents

The 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), as part of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings, has adopted several important documents, including the ARF Hanoi Plan of Action II, setting out cooperation priorities and directions for ARF activities in the 2020-2025 period.
ASEAN focuses on priorities, initiatives in 2020 World

ASEAN focuses on priorities, initiatives in 2020

The 36th ASEAN Summit, the first official top-level meeting of the regional bloc in 2020 when Vietnam serves as the ASEAN Chair, will take place online on June 26 under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
ASEAN working to restructure supply chains, recover economies: Minister World

ASEAN working to restructure supply chains, recover economies: Minister

Faced with the negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on regional and global economies, including interruptions to supply chains, ASEAN countries are making greater efforts to recover and improve their responsiveness to future risks, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
ASEAN enhances disaster management ASEAN

ASEAN enhances disaster management

The ASEAN High-Level Symposium on Disaster Management was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 26-27 with the presence of delegates from ASEAN member countries as well as the bloc’s partner countries, regional and international organisations.
ASEAN enhances joint work against Covid-19 Videos

ASEAN enhances joint work against Covid-19

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended a special meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council in Vientiane on February 20. The meeting aims to coordinate efforts and discuss ASEAN joint work against coronavirus outbreak.
ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19

ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi highlighted the need to stay united and actively respond to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in line with the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020’s theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, during a meeting with the media in Hanoi on February 19.
ASEAN-UN cooperation discussed at UNSC meeting ASEAN

ASEAN-UN cooperation discussed at UNSC meeting

Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) in maintaining international peace and security was debated at a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) that was held in New York on January 30 under the chair of Vietnam.