Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia World

Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia

Future scenarios of drought in many parts of Southeast Asia may become more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
RoK hopes to expand relations with ASEAN: Kang World

RoK hopes to expand relations with ASEAN: Kang

Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung-wha on April 8 requested the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to maintain its support for the country’s summit with the bloc’s
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.
ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development World

ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the ASEAN’s goal of raising the share of renewable energy to 23 percent of all energy sources by 2025.
RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation World

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met ASEAN chief Lim Jock Hoi in Seoul on September 17 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN members in implementing the country’s New Southern Policy.
ASEAN anniversary marked in Indonesia ASEAN

ASEAN anniversary marked in Indonesia

The Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held a ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 8 marking the 51st founding anniversary of the bloc.
ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse World

ASEAN Secretary General visits victims of Lao dam collapse

A delegation led by Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on July 29 visited people who were affected by the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Sanamxay district of Laos’ Attapeu province.
China, ASEAN aims for closer community World

China, ASEAN aims for closer community

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has affirmed that China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will expand cooperation in various fields and forge a closer community with a shared future.