The new ASEAN Investment Report 2012 was today noted at the ASEAN Economic Ministers - 16th ASEAN Investment Area (AIA) Council Meeting. The report can be found on-line by clicking here (http://www.asean.org/communities/asean-economic-community/category/other-documents-25).
A Review of the Work Plan to support the integration of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam to ASEAN is Underway
13-16 August 2013, Jakarta – The Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Work Plan (WP) II commenced this month. The MTR aims to take stock of the progress of the implementation of the IAI WP II and assess current implementation approaches and modalities. The Review will come up with recommendations to [...]
JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT OF THE 22nd MEETING OF THE ASEAN DIRECTORS-GENERAL OF CUSTOMS Singapore, 4-6 June 2013
1. The 22nd Meeting of the ASEAN Directors-General of Customs was held from 4 to 6 June 2013 in Singapore. The Meeting was chaired by Mr Fong Yong Kian, Director-General, Singapore Customs. All 10 ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Secretariat attended the Meeting. 2. Mr Peter Ong, Head of Civil Service and Permanent Secretary [...]
JAKARTA, 16 August 2013– The ASEAN Member States have appointed Dr. AKP Mochtan, a seasoned management and international relations expert from Indonesia, as Deputy Secretary-General for Community and Corporate Affairs Department effective today. This morning at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, he was sworn in at the oath-taking ceremony by H.E. Secretary-General Le Luong Minh. [...]
"Today we are celebrating 46 years of ASEAN. Each year, ASEAN Day provides us with an opportunity for reflection and greater actions. 46 years after its inception, from a loose grouping, ASEAN is developing into a rules-based organization with its own Charter and legal personality. Through our perseverance and commitment, we are strengthening our affinity [...]
Today we celebrate the forty-sixth anniversary of ASEAN - a regional grouping of ten countries that strives to offer a sense of hope, confidence and purpose to more than six hundred million people in the Southeast Asian region. ASEAN is making good progress in meeting its objectives. And each year I am pleased to see [...]