BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 26 August 2016 - The 7th ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Culture and Arts (AMCA) Meeting and the AMCA Meetings with Dialogue Partners, including the ASEAN Plus Three, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea concluded yesterday. This was the first gathering of the culture and arts sector since the establishment of the [...]
The 37th Meeting of the ASEAN Senior Officials on Drug Matters (ASOD), 24-27 August 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand
In his Opening Remarks, H.E. General Paiboon Khoomchaya, Minister of Justice of the Kingdom of Thailand, encouraged ASEAN Member States to deepen cooperation towards realising a Drug-Free ASEAN. The Minister said that the ASEAN Work Plan on Securing Communities against Illicit Drugs 2016 – 2025, which ASOD is currently finalising, would support regional efforts for [...]
JAKARTA, 23 August 2016 – The new Malaysian Permanent Representative to ASEAN, H.E. Dato’ Shariffah Norhana Syed Mustaffa, presented her Letter of Credence to the Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh, at a ceremony held at the ASEAN Secretariat yesterday. SG Minh warmly welcomed Ambassador Shariffah and highlighted that the role of the Committee [...]
SINGAPORE, 22 August 2016 - “Building a disaster-resilient ASEAN with a capability to monitor, anticipate, respond, adapt and build back better, smarter and faster, has always been among ASEAN’s top priorities,” said H.E. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN in his Opening Remarks at the ASEAN Strategic Policy Dialogue on Disaster Management (SPDDM), which was [...]
The 13th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) was held on 16 August 2016 in Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. The ASEAN Secretariat was represented by H.E. Hirubalan V P, the Deputy Secretary-General, ASEAN Political Security Community.
JAKARTA, 15 August 2016 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), for the first time as an ASEAN Community, observed its 49th anniversary on 8 August 2016. A celebration was held today at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. In his welcome remarks, the Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh highlighted the progress [...]