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Chariman's Statement of 35th ASEAN Summit

Monday, 4 November 2019, 12:17 pm | ASEAN

1. We, the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, gathered in Bangkok for the 35 th ASEAN Summit on 2-3 November 2019. We reiterated the importance of continuity and sustainability in ASEAN Community-building efforts and commit to continue ... More >>

ASEAN Tourism Ministers Stir the Pot for Gastro Tourism

Saturday, 27 January 2018, 12:45 pm | ASEAN

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND – The ASEAN Tourism Forum ended on a high 26 January, with ASEAN tourism ministers itemising a list of achievements for the region’s robust travel and tourism sector. Lauding the completion of a strong VisitASEAN@50 campaign ... More >>

Asean 50th Anniversary To Be Celebrated In Style

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:04 am | ASEAN

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the organisation of the ten Southeast Asian nations known as ASEAN. ASEAN’s achievements since its formation with 6 member states in 1967 have been notable for the maintenance of peace in the region, steady, ... More >>

Southeast Asian flavours to transform Wellington waterfront

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:35 am | ASEAN

Spicy flavours, animated puppets and entrancing gamelan music will enchant Wellingtonians as the ASEAN Southeast Asian Night Market returns in an expanded format. More >>

ANZBC Gears up for ASEAN 40th Anniversary Year

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:08 pm | ASEAN

As New Zealand enters its 40th year of formal engagement with the ASEAN community, the ASEAN New Zealand Business Council (ANZBC) is taking steps to boost its profile and level of activity in the ASEAN business arena. More >>

ASEAN Secretary-General Speaks Out On Tourism

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 2:39 pm | ASEAN

Le Luong Minh, the new ASEAN Secretary-General took office in January. His five-year tenure will include the birth of the ASEAN Economic Community. In this interview he gives a progress report on tourism integration in Southeast Asia More >>

Call For AICHR to release ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Monday, 9 April 2012, 10:19 am | ASEAN

We, the undersigned civil society organizations and networks from Southeast Asia, express our grave concern and disappointment over the continuing secrecy in the drafting process of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). More >>

Visit to Hanoi for ASEAN-Plus Defence Ministers

Thursday, 14 October 2010, 11:04 am | ASEAN

I visited Hanoi from Monday 11 - Wednesday 13 October 2010 to participate in the inaugural ASEAN-Plus Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM+). By involving all members of the East Asia Summit, together with the United States and Russia, the ADMM+ strengthens ... More >>

New Strategic Plan for ASEAN Tourism Under Way

Monday, 30 November 2009, 3:54 pm | ASEAN

BANGKOK, 30 November 2009 – A new strategic plan for tourism in the ASEAN countries of Southeast Asia will be prepared to help the region achieve an integrated ASEAN Community by 2015. The plan will recommend a wide range of policies and reforms in ... More >>

No Discriminatory Policy Towards Media, Says ASEAN

Monday, 30 June 2008, 11:55 am | ASEAN

"The world is still very sceptical of our joint efforts. The international community is very critical of ASEAN and UN engagement with Myanmar even on humanitarian grounds. This has to be balanced; the view cannot be left uncorrected." Sec-Gen, ASEAN. More >>

ASEAN Kick-Off The Post-Nargis Joint Assessment

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 8:42 am | ASEAN

The assessment, led by ASEAN and the UN, will produce a comprehensive report on the relief, recovery, and rehabilitation phases. Dr. Surin Pitsuwan will be in Yangon on 4 June 2008 to visit the ASEAN Task Force Office. More >>

Special ASEAN Burma Meeting Statement, 19 May 2008

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 9:59 am | ASEAN

Myanmar has agreed to accept the immediate despatch of medical teams from all ASEAN countries. ASEAN has sent an Emergency Rapid Assessment Team and is ready to provide additional support. Myanmar should allow more relief workers into stricken areas. More >>




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