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ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

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ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) affirmed the commitment to enhancing bilateral comprehensive cooperation at the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on January 21.

East Asian partners facilitate ASEAN travel

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East Asian partners facilitate ASEAN travel

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will continue work on visas so that more people from ASEAN countries can easily make a visit, said Yu Byung-chae, Director General of the Tourism Industry Bureau under the RoK’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

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AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

Foreign Ministers from the 10 ASEAN member countries will gather in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 17-18 for their 2019 retreat (AMM Retreat 2019) to discuss intra-bloc cooperation and international and regional issues of mutual concern.

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

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Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

Member countries of ASEAN need to give priority to promoting ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC2025) and concluding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations to deal with economic headwinds in 2019, according to a recent article on the website https://www.eurasiareview.com.

ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

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ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

The UK and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to maintain close ties via official channels following Brexit, during a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta on January 10.

Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

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Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

Vietnam actively contributed to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which will serve as the foundation for the country to perform the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, said Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN.