JAKARTA, 16 March 2020 – The ASEAN Foundation and SAP launched the call for applications for the ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ASEANDSE) 2020 today, inviting ASEAN students attending undergraduate studies to be the next cohort of data-driven changemakers. Since its inception in 2017, ASEANDSE has been one of the most immersive platforms for ASEAN youth to [...]
JAKARTA, 11 March 2020- The 14th ASEAN-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting held at the ASEAN Secretariat today underscored the commitment of both sides to further advance their partnership. The meeting welcomed the progress in realising the Implementation Plan of the 2013 Vision Statement on ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation. Approximately 95% of the action lines [...]
JAKARTA, 9 March 2020 – Two months after the emergence of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, China, the ASEAN Health Sector continues to sustain its collective response against the spread of the disease in the ASEAN region and beyond. Cambodia, as the ASEAN Health Ministers’ and ASEAN Senior Officials for Health Development’s [...]
JAKARTA, 6 March 2020 - The ASEAN Committee on Consumer Protection developed a Code of Conduct that provides guidance for online businesses in ASEAN on how to act responsibly and fairly towards consumers. The development of the Code is in-line with the initiatives under the ASEAN Strategic Action Plan for Consumer Protection 2025, and the ASEAN e-Commerce Work [...]
Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to ASEAN, Petar Dimitrov Andonov, presented his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, on 6 March 2020 at the ASEAN Secretariat.
KUALA LUMPUR, 5 March 2020 - Fifty-two students from Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, Indonesia and Japan participated in the ASEAN in Today’s World 2020, an international study programme held at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur from 22 February to 5 March. The programme offered a learning opportunity for university students [...]