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 [...]
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 [...]
Ambassador of Brazil to ASEAN, H.E. José Amir da Costa Dornelles, presented his Letter of Credence to the Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, through video conference on 27 October 2020.
VIENTIANE, 27 October 2020 –Senior Officials of the youth sector from across ASEAN Member States participated in the Tenth Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY X) and the Ninth ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (9th SOMY+3). The meetings took place virtually on 22 to 23 October. The Lao Youth Union hosted [...]
VIENTIANE, 26 OCTOBER 2020 — After two years of organising the Sustainable Tourism Solutions (STSE) on the ground in Laos, the event has expanded and made itself accessible worldwide by going online. The first ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Solution Expo (ASTSE) is the region’s leading specialised fair for the tourism industry to celebrate, explore, and exhibit [...]