ASEAN extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the tragic loss of lives after days of heavy rain caused a landslide in the jade mining sites in Kachin state, Myanmar on 2nd July 2020. Download the full statement here.
1. The impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been tremendous. Being faced with numerous air travel issues as a result of this pandemic, the ASEAN Air Transport Working Group (ATWG) members continue to find ways to address emerging issues by adopting a “new normal” to ensure a coordinated approach in air transport. [...]
We, 20 youths representing nearly 220 million ASEAN youth, would like to take this opportunity to express our profound gratitude to ASEAN Leaders for allowing us to speak out the voice of ASEAN youth. We are delighted to see the time and efforts of ASEAN leaders have put into nourishment and development of young [...]
JAKARTA, 2 July 2020 – Senior Officials from ASEAN and the People’s Republic of China reaffirmed the importance of their strategic partnership and agreed to further enhance their relations at the 26th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Consultation held online yesterday. Both ASEAN and China noted the progress of the ASEAN-China Plan of Action 2016-2020’s implementation, particularly [...]
JAKARTA, 2 July 2020 – The ASEAN Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Network for public health emergencies convened a video conference (VC) with the French government as part of the ASEAN Health Sector Response to COVID-19. This fifth VC on COVID-19 took place on 30 June, following the previous sessions on public health and clinical [...]
The main agenda issue at the 36th ASEAN Summit in Vietnam tops the June 2020 edition of "ASEAN Today." Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the program from Jakarta. She also reports on the new food chain in Malaysia and the re-opening of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. This is the 100th episode in [...]