YOGYAKARTA, 31 October 2018 – ASEAN representatives exchanged insights and best practices on coconut value chain at the ASEAN Exchange Visit programme held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on 24-25 October. With the theme “Strengthening the Role of Agricultural Cooperatives in the Coconut Value Chain Management and Job Creations in Rural Areas,” the exchange visit programme aimed [...]
Singapore, 30 October 2018 – ASEAN representatives discussed ways to leverage technology in managing migrant labour at the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML), held on 29-30 October in Singapore. Hosted by the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore, the forum was attended by around 90 delegates from governments, employers’ and workers’ organisations, as well [...]
JAKARTA, 30 October 2018 - The 2018 ASEAN Women’s Circle (AWC) Bazaar will officially kick off through an opening ceremony at the ASEAN Secretariat on 1 November. Permanent Representatives of ASEAN Member States, Dialogue Partners, their spouses, members of the diplomatic corps, patrons and friends of AWC, vendors and guests from the local and international [...]
MANILA, 30 October 2018 - The ASEAN Dialogue on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and Its Related Instruments was held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)-Philippines and AICHR-Singapore, in collaboration with Child Rights Coalition Asia and with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Manila on 25-26 [...]
Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama Isabel Saint Malo met with Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi to discuss matters of mutual interest.
SINGAPORE, 25 October 2018 – Singapore team came out as winner after facing off with student teams from the Philippines and Viet Nam at the regional finals of ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ADSE) held by the ASEAN Foundation and SAP on 25 October in Singapore. The winner, team Plan B from Singapore, is comprised of [...]