Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia M. Fachir speaks at the event (Photo: VNA) Jakarta (VNA) – A high-level dialogue on human rights in ASEAN to assess the decade-long operation of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 9. The event was co-organised by the Asian Forum for.. read more →

HONG KONG, May 9 (Xinhua) — As part of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), tariff reduction and services market access between Hong Kong and three ASEAN members will come into force in June, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government said Thursday. The.. read more →

When Asean was set up in August 1967, the founding fathers did not bother to make sure their newly formed organisation would survive for 52 years, as it already has. All they wanted to do at the time was to make sure they got together, looked each other in the eye and pledged to meet.. read more →

Dialogues with the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW) and Governments of ASEAN Member States, lobbying of governments on key priority issues and promotion of services to migrant workers and their employers highlighted the key areas of joint actions between the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) in their.. read more →

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 →