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Related to ASEAN: Apec, ASEAN Plus Three
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ASEANAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
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In 2011, coinciding with Indonesia's chairmanship of ASEAN, Timor-Leste formally submitted its application for ASEAN membership.
It includes: the preference of a low level of institutionalization (no ASEAN Secretariat during the first ten years of ASEAN; no new entities outside of the ASEAN Secretariat except for the ASEAN Regional Forum; the ASEAN Plus Three or the East Asia Summit); quiet diplomacy; emphasis on the positive (including no naming or shaming of any member government in public); more flexibility for newcomers (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam); and equal contribution to the annual budget of the ASEAN Secretariat.
Malaysia, as the rotating chair of ASEAN in 2015, was further encouraged by China's continued commitment and affirmation of her support of ASEAN centrality within the framework of ASEAN+3 and the East Asia Summit, he said.
Other ASEAN countries whose elections will be observed are Myanmar which will be holding an election in November, Thailand in 2017, and Indonesia in 2019.
Now with the inclusion of constituents from Vietnam to the FTSE ASEAN Index Series (previously comprising the constituents from the five markets of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines),the new expanded index series will increase visibility and transparency of ASEAN and create a larger universe of stocks for all ASEAN markets.
The activity kicked off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony which formally opened an ASEAN exhibit featuring famous landmarks of ASEAN Member States.
The Best ASEAN Travel Article was won by Malaysia for 'Seeking Sanctuary at the Land of Below the Wind' and the Best ASEAN Marketing and Promotional Program went to Singapore for 'Singapore Airlines Safety Video'.
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Kim believes Korea and ASEAN can be close strategic partners because Korea has rich experience and capital, while ASEAN has high growth potential with vast markets.
Robert Yap, executive chairman of logistics company YCH Group and now the current chairman of ASEAN BAC.
Mahbubani draws on his considerable experience as one of Singapore's foremost diplomats to deliver a hard-hitting analysis highlighting how major powers such the United States, China, Japan and India could have done better in dealing with ASEAN.
ASEAN Entrepreneurs Day will reinforce AirAsia's commitment to ASEAN entrepreneurs by providing them with a forum to learn from the best startups in the region and a platform to develop and market their businesses, starting with Indonesian actor, host and VJ Daniel Mananta's "Damn
Pakistan's Co-Chair highlighted the importance Pakistan attached to its relations with ASEAN and reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to further deepen and strengthen its engagement with the organization.