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 [...]
The 14th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM14) took place on 15-16 December 2019 in Madrid under the theme: Asia and Europe: together for effective multilateralism. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission, and attended by Foreign Ministers [...]
The 7th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals (AMMin) was held on 13 December 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. E. Suriya Jungrungreangkit, Minister of Industry of Thailand, officiated the opening ceremony of the 7th AMMin. In his opening address, Minister Jungrungreangkit highlighted the transition to low carbon economy and Industry 4.0 as the two mega trends [...]