2018 Jan 14
January 14, 2018

Asean faces disruptive trends

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Electrical and electronics is one of Asean’s most important sectors, directly employing more than 2.5 million workers. FILE PIC By PHIDEL MARION G.VINELESJanuary 14, 2018 @ 10:45am ELECTRONICS is the largest export of Asean, equivalent to 25 per cent of the region’s goods exports. According to the Asean Secretariat, the bulk of the world’s consumer electronics.. read more →

Experience ASEAN Carnival, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, 12 January 2018 Good evening everybody, Ambassadors, Excellencies, fellow Singaporeans and all our ASEAN friends. Very happy to be with all of you here today because this year is Singapore’s turn to chair ASEAN and today’s event marks the formal start of our Chairmanship. The ten ASEAN member.. read more →

2018 Jan 06
January 6, 2018

New Asean chief calls for unity

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New Asean Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi has called on all member states to stay united as different challenges lie ahead, saying the grouping must ensure it advances towards inclusive growth and sustainable development. Over the years, Asean has made outstanding progress, with the region enjoying continued peace, stability and security, Mr Lim stressed in his.. read more →

The ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) lauded the signing of the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers during the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila on 13-14 November 2017. The Consensus establishes a landmark framework for cooperation in safeguarding the interests of migrant workers between and among the ASEAN Member.. read more →

2017 Nov 07
November 7, 2017

How is Asean Integration coming along?

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was founded on Aug. 8, 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Since then, its membership has expanded to ten (10) countries to include Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. ASEAN covers a land area of 4.4 million square kms., 3% of the total land area.. read more →