JAKARTA, 22 October 2019 - The challenges ahead in the final term of Indonesia's president highlights the October 2019 edition of "ASEAN Today." Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel co-anchors the program from the new ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, along with Raymond Goh of Malaysia's TV3. They also report on how medical marijuana is helping ease [...]
Ambassador of Japan to ASEAN Chiba Akira presented his Letter of Credence to the Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi on 18 October 2019 at the ASEAN Secretariat.
JAKARTA, 16 October 2019 - The Government of Myanmar, through its Ministry of Information, donated books and publications to the ASEAN Resource Centre (ARC) at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta yesterday. The Permanent Representative of Myanmar to ASEAN Ambassador Min Lwin handed over the books ranging from political, economic to socio-cultural issues in Myanmar to Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) [...]
BANGKOK, 9 October 2019 — The ASEAN Foundation, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) today held the regional finals of ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ASEANDSE) 2019 that saw three teams from Viet Nam, Singapore and Thailand emerge as winners for their insights and data-driven solutions to solve the region’s most pressing [...]
SINGAPORE, 10 October 2019 – Today Dr. Zhou Yan of Singapore from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore won the 2019 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women sponsored by UL for her extensive research and work on energy efficient water treatment and reclamation (or recycling) for industrial and daily use, which has benefited several communities around Asia. Additionally, Dr. Mary Donnabelle [...]
15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and the 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution
Ministers responsible for the environment, for land, forest fires and haze, from ASEAN Member States (AMS), held their 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 8-9 October 2019 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The Ministers acknowledged the achievements [...]