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 →

According to a press statement released by the EU delegation in the Philippines on Thursday, among the topics discussed during the ASEAN-EU dialogue were trafficking in persons, achieving gender equality, sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, and rights of the child. Photo from Mission of the European Union to ASEAN MANILA, Philippines — The 10-member Association of Southeast.. 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 →

ASEAN leaders attend an opening session of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Athit Perawongmetha/Pool Photo via AP MANILA, Philippines — Southeast Asian leaders on Tuesday signed a landmark document advancing the interests and welfare of thousands of migrant workers in the region. The heads of state of the ASEAN member-states signed.. read more →