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ASEAN Family Day held in Italy
09/09/2019
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
Philippines expects to attract 8.2 million foreign tourists in 2019
17:04 07/09/2019
The Philippines is hoping to reach its target of 8.2 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2019, one million higher than the figure in 2018.
ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand
11:51 07/09/2019
The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6th, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
RoK President begins trip to Southeast Asia
15:38 02/09/2019
President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in on September 1st departed for Thailand on a week-long trip that will also take him to Myanmar and Laos as part of efforts to deepen the country's partnerships with the region.
Foreign scholars condemn China’s bullying behaviour in East Sea
08:39 31/08/2019
China is engaged in a long-term and consistent campaign of coercing Southeast Asian countries to abandon their legitimate rights in the East Sea, according to an American scholar.
Countries concerned about East Sea situation
08:24 31/08/2019
France, Germany and the UK on August 29th released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.
Asian Economic Forum focuses on competitiveness, productivity
10:51 30/08/2019
The Asian Economic Forum 2019 opened in Singapore on August 29th with the participation of more than 150 experts, scholars and representatives from 10 ASEAN member countries and other nations.
Japan’s retail giant Aeon expands operation in Malaysia
10:24 30/08/2019
Japanese retail giant Aeon Co. is teaming up with major Singaporean e-commerce site Shopee in Malaysia, due to fierce competition triggered by market liberalisation drives.
East Sea issue important to maintaining regional stability, security
17:07 29/08/2019
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has considered the settlement of disputes in the East Sea as an important task to ensure stability and security in the region, said ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General Aladdin D. Rillo.
ADB President commits to strong assistance to Maldives
10:24 27/08/2019
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao met with Maldives President Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Speaker of the Parliament Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, Finance Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Ibrahim Ameer, and other senior officials on August 26th 2019 during a 2-day visit in which he committed to strong ADB assistance to the country.