# aseanLatest news group about asean.
Bangladesh Seeks to Be ASEAN's Sectoral Dialogue PartnerA sectoral dialogue partner refers to countries who have established ties with at least two of ASEAN's sectoral bodies.
News Sep 7, 2023 | 1:31 pm
ASEAN’s Economy Can Fall Apart if It Drops Neutral Stance on US-ChinaASEAN’s economy can fall apart if it chooses to pick sides amidst the growing tension between its trading partners US and China.
Business Sep 7, 2023 | 10:20 am
Canada, ASEAN Become Strategic Partners as Trade Pact Talks ContinueAs strategic partners, ASEAN and Canada will closely collaborate in “strategic areas of mutual interests".
News Sep 7, 2023 | 3:27 am
Li Qiang Brings ASEAN’s Attention to Skyrocketing Trade Amid Map ControversyChina-ASEAN trade reached over $970 billion, more than double in the volume a decade ago, according to Chinese Premier Li Qiang.
News Sep 6, 2023 | 1:14 pm
Philippines to Chair ASEAN in 2026 in Lieu of MyanmarPhilippines is set to follow Malaysia as it will assume the ASEAN chairmanship in 2026.
News Sep 5, 2023 | 7:28 pm
Jokowi Tries to Dispel Doubts over ASEAN’s Unity as Jakarta Summit StartsJokowi told the 43rd ASEAN Summit that the bloc was still very much a family.
News Sep 5, 2023 | 12:59 pm
Jakarta Summit Aims to Introduce ASEAN Concord IVIn the history of ASEAN, Indonesia has been the venue for several landmark regional agreements.
News Sep 4, 2023 | 11:34 pm
Indonesia to Import 250,000 Tons of Rice from CambodiaIn a reciprocal gesture, Indonesia will support Cambodia's food security program by supplying fertilizers.
Business Sep 4, 2023 | 9:19 pm
ASEAN’s Digital Economy Pact to be Game Changer, Indonesia SaysHaving a Digital Economic Framework A in place is set to double the numbers to $2 trillion by 2030.
Tech Sep 4, 2023 | 8:36 pm
Serbia, Panama, Kuwait Ink ASEAN's Amity PactThere are now 54 countries that have acceded to ASEAN’s Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC).
News Sep 4, 2023 | 6:20 pm
Indonesia Urges ASEAN to Enhance Trans-Border Cooperation against Drug TraffickingASEAN chair Indonesia is nudging the Southeast Asian bloc into enhancing cross-border cooperation.
News Sep 4, 2023 | 2:37 pm
ASEAN Leaders Besieged by Thorny Issues as They Hold Summit without BidenNew flare-ups in the disputed South China Sea and the longstanding United States-China rivalry overshadow the current summit.
News Sep 4, 2023 | 1:33 pm
ASEAN Sees 570 Pct Rise in EV Investment in 2022ASEAN suddenly saw a triple-digit growth in EV investment last year, which Malaysia attributed to the bloc’s stability, among others.
Business Sep 2, 2023 | 2:16 pm
Here’s the Schedule for the 43rd ASEAN Summit in JakartaThe 43rd ASEAN Summit is scheduled to take place on September 5-7 in Jakarta.
News Sep 1, 2023 | 11:07 pm
ASEAN is One Happy Family with World’s Highest Growth: JokowiASEAN's economy is forecast to grow at 4.5 percent in 2024, according to Jokowi.
Business Sep 1, 2023 | 7:13 pm
ASEAN MSMEs Try to Make Traditional Fabrics Go InternationalGovernment data shows MSMEs account for 35-97 percent of the workforce in ASEAN countries.
Business Sep 1, 2023 | 4:26 pm
Indonesia Inks Local Currency Transaction Pact with Malaysia, ThailandIndonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand have agreed to use local currencies for cross-border payments.
Business Aug 25, 2023 | 3:52 pm
Vietnam Officially Joins ASEAN’s Regional Payment ConnectivityThe Mou paves the way for Vietnam to link its national QR payment codes with the other ASEAN member states.
Business Aug 25, 2023 | 11:08 am
ASEAN Expands Covid-19 Fund to Prep against Future PandemicsAccording to Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin, the Covid-19 response funds initially raised $17.7 million.
News Aug 24, 2023 | 3:09 pm
ASEAN Seeks to Align Sustainable Finance Classification System with EUThe ASEAN Taxonomy Version 2 introduces a technical screening criteria for coal phase-outs.
News Aug 23, 2023 | 1:00 pm
United Tractors' Subsidiary Acquires 70% Stake in Nickel Companies Valued at Rp 3.22 Trillion
President Jokowi Prioritizes 4 Cities as New Growth Drivers
Indonesian Military Loses Combat Readiness Due to Outdated Weaponry: Expert
Access to Water Central in Prabowo-Gibran Campaign
Vice Justice Minister Edward Hiariej Challenges KPK as He Becomes Graft Suspect