Thursday, September 21, 2017

ASEAN members need good national energy policies

The economic growth of ASEAN will depend on sustainable energy supplies deriving from well-planned national energy policies.

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Japan, China called upon to intensify ASEAN-led RCEP

China and Japan must take an active role in promoting the completion of the ASEAN-led free trade pact covering half of the world’s population.

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R2P principles complement ASEAN charter

The principles of Responsible to Protect (R2P) complement those of the ASEAN Charter because they promote good governance, rule of law and democracy.

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ASEAN-South Korea ties set to go on uptrend

ASEAN and South Korea reaffirmed their commitment to forge closer cooperation as one of the most dynamic dialogue partners in East Asia, according to a press release by the ASEAN Secretariat.

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ASEAN-US FMs to meet in Washington in May

Asean foreign ministers are scheduled to hold a special meeting with US State Secretary Rex Tellerson in May in Washington DC to discuss the future ASEAN-US relations under the Trump administration.

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ASEAN youth cherish peace

When young ASEAN students talk about peace, they refer to peace from within and beyond the region.

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ASEAN to tie up new migrant rights pact

After a decade of negotiations, ASEAN is expected to complete a much-delayed instrument to promote and protect the migrant workers’ rights in ASEAN, according to a senior Philippine official.

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ASEAN must reduce trust deficit

As Asean turns 50 years old, it is imperative to promote trust among members in compliance with the ASEAN and numerous agreements and protocols that they acceded to in the past five decades.

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