How Malaysia’s palm oil industry is trying to fix a labor problem while dealing with the coronavirus is in the October 2020 edition of "ASEAN Today." Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the program from Jakarta. She also reports on the ongoing street protests in Thailand and Indonesia, and Singapore’s efforts to boost domestic [...]
1. We, the Labour Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), met on 28 October 2020 for the 26th ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (ALMM) which was convened virtually. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Ida Fauziyah, Minister of Manpower of Indonesia, and attended by the Labour Ministers of ASEAN Member States, Secretary-General of [...]
1. We, the Labour Ministers / Heads of Delegations of ASEAN Plus Three Countries and Secretary General of ASEAN, met at the Eleventh ASEAN Plus Three Ministers Meeting (11th ALMM+3) which was convened virtually on 28 October 2020. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Ida Fauziyah, Minister of Manpower of Indonesia. It was attended by [...]
JAKARTA, 27 October 2020 - The ASEAN Secretariat is pleased to announce its participation at the WorldExpo2020, scheduled to take place in October next year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally slated from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021, Expo2020 has been rescheduled from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 due to [...]
The ASEAN-United Nations (UN) Secretariat-to-Secretariat (S2S) Meeting, conducted on 27 October 2020 via videoconference, was co-chaired by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN, and H.E. Khaled Khiari, UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO). The Meeting was convened to take stock of cooperation and discuss future areas [...]
ASEAN Member States are deeply saddened by the loss of lives, injuries, impact on livelihoods and extensive damage to properties in Cambodia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam caused by heavy floods and landslides from the storms that hit the Southeast Asian region.