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ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup ASEAN

ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup

An ASEAN ministerial meeting in Manila, the Philippines, has agreed that five ASEAN nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – will launch a joint bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.
RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November World

RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is working hard to conclude free trade talks with Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia before November when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the country.
ASEAN members review process of IAI projects World

ASEAN members review process of IAI projects

The 59th meeting of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force and the 9th Consultation Meeting of the IAI Task Force and ASEAN Partners took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 3-4.
Chinese investment returns to ASEAN World

Chinese investment returns to ASEAN

Chinese investment is flowing into ASEAN once more as projects under the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) see a recovery and ongoing trade tensions with the US are prompting Chinese companies to invest in parts of Southeast Asia, according to a report from Maybank Kim Eng.
ASEAN Ladies’ Circle in Malaysia boosts charity work ASEAN

ASEAN Ladies’ Circle in Malaysia boosts charity work

Chairwoman of the ASEAN Ladies’ Circle (ALC) in Malaysia Pham Thi Hong Lien has vowed to hold more activities connecting its member together and contributing to charity during the year she chairs the organisation.
Thailand works to speed up RCEP talks World

Thailand works to speed up RCEP talks

Thailand will hold bilateral negotiations with Japan, New Zealand and India in an attempt to finish talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by November.
ASEAN friendship day runs in Canada World

ASEAN friendship day runs in Canada

The ASEAN Committee in Canada’s Ottawa organised an ASEAN friendship day on September 8, attracting the participation of the bloc’s diplomatic corps to the country, Canadian officials, and international friends.