asean Headlines

Malaysia, Singapore work out Arrangements for Talks to settle Disputes

SINGAPORE, Jan 8 (Bernama) - Malaysia and Singapore today agreed for both sides to immediately and simultaneously suspend Malaysia's permanent restricted area over Pasir Gudang and Singapore’s implementation of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedure for Seletar Airport. Both the suspensions are for a period of one month in the fir ...
Date: 08 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

"ASSIST" Platform extended to address ASEAN Trade Issues

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 (Bernama) - ASEAN Solutions for Investment, Services and Trade (ASSIST), a platform for ASEAN-based firms to lodge complaints or to connect with governments in the region, will be extended to cover issues in trade services and trade-related investment measures in mid-2019 and 2020, respectively.
Date: 08 January 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Malaysia, Singapore to discuss Airspace, Maritime Dispute on January 8

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 4 (Bernama) - The Malaysian and Singapore Foreign Ministers will meet in Singapore on Jan 8 to discuss issues arising between the two countries, including airspace and maritime boundaries.
Date: 04 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Laos, Vietnam agree to strengthen

Laos and Vietnam have agreed to stronger cooperation in a wide range of fields, including human resource development, trade, and investment.
Date: 06 January 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vientiane Times

ASEAN Chair 2020 - Responsibility and Opportunity for Vietnam

Hanoi, Dec 25 (VNA) - The recent establishment of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee is one of the initial steps that Vietnam has taken for months to prepare for the task of the ASEAN Chair in 2020, said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Date: 25 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Laos, Vietnam review Strategic Cooperation to further Bilateral Ties

Laos and Vietnam are working to increase two-way trade, which is closely linked to the progress of the Vung Ang seaport project in Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh province and the Nong Khang airport project in Huaphan province in northern Laos.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vientiane Times

Malaysia leads ASEAN in women participation on boards of public listed firms

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 (Bernama) - The participation of Malaysian women on the boards of Public Listed Companies (PLCs) stood at 15.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2018, putting Malaysia in the lead among ASEAN countries.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Supreme Courts of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia bolster Cooperation

The supreme courts of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed to strengthen bonds in the combat against criminals and the settlement of trans-border civil cases.
Date: 16 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Cambodia Daily

Indonesia, Vietnam commemorate 63 Year of Bilateral Relations

Jakarta, Dec 16 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Vietnam are commemorating 63 years of bilateral relations through fashion diplomacy at the 2018 International Fashion Fair in Vietnam, as stated in a statement from the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi received by ANTARA here Sunday.
Date: 16 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

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