ASEAN trade show generates over P100M in sales leads for Philippine tourism industry

THE Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) said a regional trade show generated over P100 million in sales leads for 16 exhibitors from the Philippine tourism industry. The TPB, the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DoT), was reporting the result of Philippine participation in the ASEAN Tourism Forum. In a statement on Monday, the TPB […]

President Joko Widodo Launches Indonesia’s 2023 ASEAN Chairmanship

JAKARTA, Jan 30, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – The Kick Off of Indonesia’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2023 was held at the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout on Sunday (29/01) morning. The event was marked by a rebana biang musical instrument struck by President Joko Widodo at the Hotel Indonesia Roundabout, witnessed by thousands of […]

Ten-man Vietnam move into Group B pole position with win over Malaysia at the Asean Championship

VIETNAM brushed aside Nguyen Van Toan’s first-half sending-off to hand Malaysia a 3-0 defeat in Hanoi and move top of the Group B standings at the Asean Championship on Tuesday. Nguyen Tien Linh put Park Hang-seo’s side in front with a 28th-minute downward header that bounced over the goalline before Van Toan was dismissed four […]

Indonesia encourages ASEAN-EU partnership conducted based on equality

JAKARTA, Dec 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Indonesian President Joko Widodo attended the 45th ASEAN-European Union (EU) Commemorative Summit held in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday (December 14). In his remarks at the Summit, President Jokowi stressed that the partnership between ASEAN and the European Union countries must be based on equality and […]

ASEAN Ceramics 2022 celebrates its return as the Ceramic Hub of Southeast Asia in Bangkok

The resumption of the leading and only regional exhibition for Ceramics More than 100 exhibitors and brands globally The trade fair consisting of exhibitions and its holistic supporting programs attracted 2,128 attendees spanning from nearly 30 countries BANGKOK, Dec 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Once again, the ASEAN Ceramics trade fair has […]

Upcoming Event – Hebei (ASEAN) Export Commodities Online Fair 2022

Beijing, China, Nov 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Hebei (ASEAN) Export Commodities Online Fair will be held from 21 Nov.2022 to 30 June 2023 via Global Business Matching Online Platform The Online Fair is hosted by Hebei Provincial Department of Commerce and organized by CMEC International Exhibition Co., Ltd. Hundreds of […]

Marcos hails ties between US and ASEAN at summit

PHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. has called for the continuation of maritime security partnerships between the United States and Southeast Asian nations, saying Washington could deter transnational crimes, according to the presidential palace. He also recognized the role of a quadrilateral alliance among the US, Australia, India, and Japan in maintaining regional security. “Let […]

Marcos pledges to tackle South China Sea dispute at ASEAN summits

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday left the Philippines to attend the 40th and 41st Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) summits in Cambodia, vowing to prioritize Philippine interests and tackle the South China Sea dispute. “My participation will promote and protect Philippine interest in ASEAN,” he said in a departure speech. He would […]

DoTr urges expanded regional partnerships after EU air travel deal

THE Transportation department said on Monday that it will work with partners within Southeast Asia to help develop the region’s transport connectivity, after the signing of an air transport agreement with the European Union (EU). “In his first ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Transport Ministers Meeting over the weekend, Secretary Jaime J. Bautista stressed […]

ACEN lists P10-B ASEAN green bonds  

ACEN Corp. announced on Thursday that it had successfully issued and listed its maiden peso-denominated ASEAN green bonds with a principal amount of P10 billion. “We are grateful for the strong support of Philippine institutional and retail investors for the company’s maiden peso green bond issuance,” ACEN President and Chief Executive Officer Eric T. Francia […]

Mitsubishi Corporation Announces the Closing of AIGF II Small and Mid-cap Growth Fund in ASEAN

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce the final closing of AIGF II LP (AIGF II) with total capital commitments of 17.3 billion yen from institutional investors both in and outside Japan. AIGF II is the second fund established by MC’s wholly owned subsidiary AIGF […]

Barredo guardedly optimistic of Philippine stint in 11th ASEAN Paralympic Games in Indonesia

PHILIPPINE Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo was guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the national para team, which leaves today on a chartered Philippine Airlines flight for the 11th ASEAN Para Games set July 30 to Aug. 6 in Surakarta, Indonesia. “I am guardedly optimistic about the chances of our national para athletes due to […]