JAKARTA, 27 November 2018 – “ASEAN Today” highlights the accomplishments and unfinished business that were on the agenda at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore earlier this month. Raissa Chentami, who anchors the program from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, also reports on the success of "Singles' Day" e-commerce in Southeast Asia, and how a [...]
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 27 November 2018 - The ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF) Committee started its formal review of the first draft AQRF Referencing Reports submitted by Philippines and Thailand during its fifth meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan on 27 November. The AQRF is a common regional reference framework that enables the comparison of education qualifications [...]
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz met with Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Political Security Community Hoang Anh Tuan to discuss matters of mutual interest.
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 November 2018 – Seven ASEAN private companies were recognized at the Second ASEAN Red Ribbon for Outstanding Workplaces (ARROW) Award Ceremony and Forum held in Kuala Lumpur today. These companies were awarded for their remarkable actions to prevent and control HIV in the workplace, raise HIV awareness of workers, and promote non-discriminatory policies and [...]
ASEAN and the Eurasian Economic Commission sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Economic Cooperation
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ASEAN and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on Economic Cooperation was signed on 14 November in Singapore, on the sidelines of the 3rd ASEAN-Russia Summit. The MOU was signed by the Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi and Chairman of the Board of the EEC Tigran Sargsyan, and [...]
ASEAN promotes awareness of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025 to relevant CLMV agencies
SIEM REAP, 19 November 2018 – In an effort to increase greater understanding and awareness of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025, the Cambodian government organised a workshop on the master plan in Siem Reap, on 19-20 November. Titled “ASEAN Connectivity Workshop on Increasing Awareness of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) [...]