1. The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat was convened on 16-17 January 2020 in Nha Trang. The Retreat is the first gathering of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers in 2020 under the theme “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN”. 2. We had in-depth discussions on ASEAN’s priorities for the year 2020 and the way forward for the ASEAN Community [...]
1. ASEAN extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the Government and people of Australia for the tragic loss of lives, destruction of property and extensive damage caused by the continued bushfires burning across many parts of Australia. Download the full statement here.
1. The 19th Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three (ASEAN, China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea) Tourism Ministers was held on 16 January 2020 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, in conjunction with the 23rd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers (M-ATM) and the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2020. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. [...]
The 23rd Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers (23rd M-ATM) was held on 15 January 2020 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, in conjunction with the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 (ATF). E. Dato Ali Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism of Brunei Darussalam, chaired the Meeting, and H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism of [...]
The ASEAN Foreign Ministers expressed concern over escalation of tensions in the Middle East. The ASEAN Foreign Ministers called on all parties concerned to exercise self-restraint, avoid acts that may aggravate the situation and to resolve differences through diplomacy and dialogue in the interest of maintaining peace and stability in the region. Download the full [...]