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ASEAN launches Safe Migration Campaign

Jakarta, Dec 12 (ANTARA News) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has launched a safe migration campaign to increase public awareness of the advantages of employing migrant workers.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Vietnam, Laos boost Judicial Cooperation

Hanoi, Dec 10 (VNA) - Vietnamese Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long and his Lao counterpart Xaysi Santivong agreed to work closely together to launch a bilateral cooperation programme for 2019, during their talks in Hanoi on December 10.
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Maritime Dispute : Singapore-Malaysia Officials to meet in Second Week of January

SINGAPORE, Dec 10 (Bernama) - Singapore welcomes the Malaysian Government’s agreement that officials of both countries meet in the second week of January 2019 to exchange views on resolving the Johor Bahru port limits issue, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement here today. The Ministry said the republic ...
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Vietnam, Cambodia PMs attend Business Forum

Vietnam and Cambodia could make their two-way trade value at US$7-8 billion by 2020 as they have established sound cooperation across sectors and their governments have regularly taken measures to remove difficulties for businesses, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Cambodia Daily

Cambodia, Laos set to boost Bilateral Trade

Cambodia and Laos have pledged to boost trade and investment across their border, while trade volume between the two countries last year was just over $27 million, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

ASEAN to create Joint Regulation on OTT Company

Ubud, Bali,  Dec 7 (ANTARA News) - The 2018 ASEAN Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) taking place in Ubud, Bali on December 3-6 has agreed on several issues. One of which is how ASEAN acts to over-the-top (OTT) companies.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Need for effective framework in ASEAN to fight Cybercrimes - Gobind

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has stressed the need to set up an effective framework at the ASEAN level which can act as a body capable of taking action should there be threats or cybercrimes that transcend the borders of a country.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Indonesia wants joint ASEAN Cybersecurity Regulation

Ubud, Bali, Dec 6 (ANTARA News) - Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara assessed that ASEAN cybersecurity was among important issues to be discussed at the Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting (TELSOM) and ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN).
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesian hosts ASEAN Telecommunication Ministerial Meeting

Ubud, Bali, Dec 6 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia is hosting the 19th Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting (TELSOM) and the 18th ASEAN Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) in Ubud, Bali.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Cabinet reviews Draft Statement on Third Thailand-Laos Cabinet Retreat

BANGKOK, Dec 5 (NNT) - The Thai cabinet has endorsed a draft statement for the 3rd Joint Cabinet Retreat between Thailand and the Lao PDR to be held next week.
Date: 05 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

PCOO, Other Agencies recognized for 2017 ASEAN hosting

MANILA, Dec 4 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday recognized the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and other agencies and officials for their contribution to the successful chairmanship of the Philippines for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in 2017.
Date: 03 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Philippine News Agency

PH Ambassador to Vietnam proposes improving Research on Harmonization of Legal Systems of ASEAN Countries

HANOI, Nov 23 - In his message at the 45th anniversary celebration of the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in Hanoi on 14 November 2018, Ambassador to Vietnam Noel Servigon proposed that there should be more efforts to harmonize the legal systems of the Southeast Asian countries in order to ensure more efficient economic interaction in the reg ...
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

ASEAN urged to promote Self Reliance to cope with Challenges

HÀ NỘI, Dec 1 - Over the past five decades since its foundation, ASEAN has made contributions to shaping peace, stability for development and promoting co-operation in the region.
Date: 01 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Viet Nam News

Asean and South Korea discuss Investment

SEOUL, Nov 29 (VIETNAM NEWS/ANN) - The sixth Asean Connectivity Forum, the only forum on investment in Asean countries, opened on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

ASEAN Labour Ministers' Meeting adopts Three Resolutions - Kula Segaran

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 (Bernama) - The 25th ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting which concluded today adopted three resolutions - the Declaration on Promoting Green Jobs for Equity, Inclusive Growth of the ASEAN Community and the main agenda of the ASEAN Labour Sector’s deliberations for 2018-2020.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Vietnam attends workshop on ASEAN in Algeria

ALGIERS, Nov 28 (VNA) - Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru has highlighted the importance of joining ASEAN to the socio-economic development of Vietnam, as well as the country’s role in ASEAN at present at a workshop in Algiers on November 27.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Indonesia encourages Respect for Democracy, Human Rights in ASEAN

JAKARTA, Nov 28 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government continues to encourage the promotion of democracy and human rights in the Southeast Asian region, Foreign Ministry Director General of ASEAN Cooperation, Jose Tavares, said in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia seeks to build Asean-China Mutual Trust in Negotiation

JAKARTA, Nov 28 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government seeks to build mutual trust between ASEAN and China to encourage progress in the Code of Conduct (CoC) negotiations in the South China Sea dispute region.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

ASEAN Committee in Rome delivers Talk on ASEAN at Scuola di Politche

ROME Nov 23 - The ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR), in cooperation with the Scuola di Politiche (SdP) and the Italy-ASEAN Association, held the first ASEAN Ambassadors’ Talk with the students and alumni of SdP on 15 November 2018.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

Vietnam wins Steel Dispute with Indonesia

HANOI, Nov 27 (VNS/VNA) - Vietnam had won a three-year dispute with Indonesia regarding safeguards on certain iron and steel products, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) late last week announced the agreement of Vietnam, Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu, on the one hand, and Indonesia, on t ...
Date: 27 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Vietnam News Agency