JAKARTA, 27 June 2019 - ASEAN's leadership role in Indo-Pacific strategy was emphasised at the 34th ASEAN Summit in Thailand which tops the June 2019 edition of "ASEAN Today". Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the programme from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. She also reports on the historic bell atop Myanmar's holiest Buddhist [...]
BANGKOK, 26 June 2019 – About 120 participants representing ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME), business registration agencies, and private sector representatives from ASEAN Member States attended a policy dialogue on formalisation of micro enterprises in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday. As one of ACCMSME’s priority deliverables for 2019, the dialogue aims to [...]
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in ASEAN greatly contribute to livelihoods, communities and economies in the region because they account for up to 99% of business establishments in key sectors, contribute to more than 50% of ASEAN’s GDP and employ more than 80% of the workforce. Today, the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, [...]
The Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN met with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, H.E. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, earlier today at the ASEAN Secretariat to discuss issues of shared interest. View all photos here.
JAKARTA, 25 June 2019 – A Seminar on Qualifications Frameworks (QF) and Recognition in the Digital Era was held today in Jakarta, Indonesia to enhance understanding of the role of national and regional qualifications frameworks in ensuring the recognition of degrees, skills and competencies in higher education in the advent of digital era. National and [...]
BANGKOK, 24 June, 2019 –The ASEAN Secretariat, together with ASEAN-USAID Inclusive Growth in ASEAN through Innovation, Trade and E-Commerce (ASEAN-USAID IGNITE), and the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, held the fourth symposium on the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) and National Single Windows in Bangkok today, bringing together 80 participants including government officials, leaders in the private [...]