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ASEAN Leaders set to sign Pact on Migrant Workers' Rights Protection

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders have committed to champion regional cooperation on protecting and promoting migrant workers' rights. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced that he and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders agreed to sign the ASEAN Consensus o ...
Date: 13 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

ASEAN to adopt Accord on Migrant Workers' Rights

MANILA, Nov 9 (PNA) - Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states are expected to sign the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers during the summit that will be held next week. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said the landmark document will further ...
Date: 09 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

ASEAN likely to adopt Declaration on Rights of Migrant Workers

MANILA - The Philippines is optimistic that the declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers will be adopted by the leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this November. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said high-level officials of ASEAN’s three pillars ...
Date: 03 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

ASEAN agrees to craft Instrument for Protection, Promotion of Migrant Workers' Rights

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 20 (PNA) - Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Hans Cacdac said on Monday that Labor leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed on the suggestion of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III regarding the crafting of an instrument for the protec ...
Date: 20 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

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New ASEAN e-Commerce Framework to benefit More Local MSMEs

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 (Bernama) - The new ASEAN framework on e-commerce, currently being implemented by the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on E-commerce, is expected to open up more opportunities for micro and small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and facilitate their business expansion in the region.

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ASEAN pushes enabling Environment for Inclusive Business

MANILA, Nov 16 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-states will work towards providing an enabling environment for inclusive business imperative for the region’s economic community-building efforts.

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ASEAN, Partners to fast-track RCEP Conclusion in 2018

MANILA, Nov 15 (PNA) - Leaders from the countries participating at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Tuesday have instructed its ministers and negotiators to intensify efforts in 2018 to bring the RCEP negotiations to conclusion.

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ASEAN FTAs gain Ground in 2017, DTI says

MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) - The year 2017 witnessed ASEAN efforts to beef up its free trade agreements (FTAs) with its international stakeholders gaining ground.

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ASEAN Leaders and CEOs push for Inclusive Business

MANILA, Nov 14 - The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC), composed of three CEOs/Presidents of private companies per ASEAN Member State, met with ASEAN Leaders led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on 13 November 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center. Mr. Jose Ma. A. Concepcion III from the Philippines, the 2017 Chair of ASEAN-BAC and Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship, led the private sector.

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AICHR promotes Human Rights in ASEAN

Nov 13 - The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has initiated various activities throughout 2017 to promote human rights to the peoples of the region.

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ASEAN reaffirms Cooperation with East Asian Community in 20th ASEAN+3

MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reaffirmed its cooperation with Japan, Korea, and China during the 20th ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Commemorative Summit on Tuesday, November 14.

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ASEAN, China agree to start Talks on South China Sea COC

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have agreed to start negotiations on a code of conduct on the South China Sea, Malacañang said Monday.

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Japan vows to strengthen Cooperation with ASEAN

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to deepen cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in various areas such as maritime security, defense, trade, infrastructure development, combating terrorism, disaster risk reduction and cultural exchanges.

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Duterte lauds ABAC Initiative to empower MSMEs

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said the Philippines fully supports the ASEAN Business Advisory Council’s (ABAC) strategic action agenda to empower micro, small and medium industries (MSMEs) towards greater participation in the global value chain.

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President Duterte formally launches 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, November 13, formally opened the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits, emphasizing on regional and international security as the main agenda.

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ASEAN-HK FTA to attract More Investors to Malaysia

HONG KONG, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The just-signed ASEAN-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will enable Malaysia to attract more Hong Kong investors to its shores, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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