JAKARTA, 20 MARCH 2018 – Reaffirming their strong commitment to further strengthen ASEAN and Germany partnership, both sides today adopted a framework for future cooperation. The framework entitled Practical Cooperation Areas (PCA) for ASEAN-Germany Development Partnership will be implemented for five-years from 2018 to 2022. The document will serve as a basis for both sides [...]
JAKARTA, 19 March 2018 - The March 2018 edition of "ASEAN Today" is out. Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the programme from Jakarta. Among others, she reports on, taxing e-commerce in Thailand and going green in Indonesia's mosques. This is the 73rd episode in the informative and entertaining series now in its seventh year [...]
ASEAN and Australian Leaders and the Secretary-General of ASEAN attended the New Colombo Plan Reception at the margin of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit and met with ASEAN and Australian students.
SYDNEY, 17 MARCH 2018 – Business leaders from ASEAN and Australia attended a series of engagements with policy makers at the sidelines of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. These engagements provided them with opportunities to share insights into regional market dynamics, as well as exchange views on opportunities from the fast-growing technological advancement and enhanced economic [...]
SYDNEY, 17 MARCH 2018 – Reaffirming their commitment to fight terrorism and violent extremism, ASEAN and Australia today signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Government of Australia on Cooperation to Counter International Terrorism. The MOU, which implements the 2016 ASEAN-Australia Joint Declaration for Cooperation to [...]
SYDNEY, 16 March 2018 – Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi called on Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull at the sidelines of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit that will take place on 17 and 18 March. Prime Minister Turnbull congratulated Dato Lim on his appointment as Secretary-General of ASEAN and underscored the significance of [...]