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.
Condolences over death of former ASEAN chief Politics

Condolences over death of former ASEAN chief

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on December 1 sent a message of condolences to Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai over the death of Surin Pitsuwan, former ASEAN Secretary General and former Foreign Minister of Thailand.
ASEAN advised to have regional development fund ASEAN

ASEAN advised to have regional development fund

ASEAN Former Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan has called on the bloc’s member nations to jointly develop a regional development fund to address its lack of infrastructural development.
Dong Nai sees increasing FDI inflow Business

Dong Nai sees increasing FDI inflow

The southern province of Dong Nai has welcomed 440 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) and 30 billion VND (1.34 million USD) from domestic investors so far this year.
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MRA helps ASEAN tourism

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Sports, Chumpol Silapa-Archa, signed the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Tourism Professionals in Bangkok on November 9. The occasion was witnessed by ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan and Ambassadors of ASEAN member countries.
Cambodia ratifies visa exemption agreement ASEAN

Cambodia ratifies visa exemption agreement

Cambodia has deposited the instrument of ratification to the ASEAN Framework Agreement on visa exemption for ASEAN nationals with Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.
Vietnam assumes post of ASEAN Secretary General Politics

Vietnam assumes post of ASEAN Secretary General

Vietnam’s former Deputy FM Le Luong Minh officially assumed his role as ASEAN Secretary General for the 2013-2017 tenure, in a transfer ceremony at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 9.
ASEAN to launch regional FTA with dialogue partners World

ASEAN to launch regional FTA with dialogue partners

ASEAN and its six dialogue partners, namely Australia, New Zealand, Japan, India, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China, are to launch a regional free trade agreement (FTA), ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has said.
RoK appoints ambassador to ASEAN World

RoK appoints ambassador to ASEAN

$0The Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 29 officially opened a mission in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN) and appointed its ambassador to the association. $0
ASEAN forum focuses on development gaps World

ASEAN forum focuses on development gaps

The 4th meeting of the ASEAN Integration Development Cooperation Forum (IDCF) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 29 to discuss ways of narrowing the development gap between ASEAN member nations.
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China launches mission to ASEAN

China inaugurated its Mission to ASEAN in Jakarta , Indonesia to strengthen its ties with the bloc, the ASEAN Secretariat said on October 1.
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Canada, ASEAN pledge to enhance cooperation

Canada and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have pledged to exert more efforts to deepen their bilateral ties in various fields on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of the ASEAN-Canada dialogue cooperation.