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ASEAN's Next Target: Digital Economic CommunityThe shift in digital technology has changed the focus on goods and services trade from what is traded to how it is traded.
Opinion May 12, 2023 | 9:24 pm
Let's Fight Human Trafficking: Jokowi Tells ASEANThe call follows many Indonesians falling prey to online job scams and getting trafficked to other ASEAN countries.
News May 11, 2023 | 10:38 pm
Engagement Does Not Mean Recognition: Indonesia on MyanmarIndonesia is ready to talk with all stakeholders in Myanmar, but these engagements do not mean recognition.
News May 11, 2023 | 4:11 pm
RI-Malaysia-Thailand Triangle Trade Hits $618b in Crisis-Hit 2021The IMT-GT subregional grouping is convening in Labuan Bajo in hopes to set sail for a stronger economic cooperation.
Business May 11, 2023 | 12:44 pm
Timor Leste on Right Track for Full ASEAN Membership: PMWorks are already underway to improve Timor Leste’s infrastructure as the country aims for a full ASEAN membership.
News May 10, 2023 | 9:39 pm
Cambodian PM Apologizes for Upside-Down Indonesian Flag at SEA GamesCambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen made the apology directly to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo when both leaders met at the 42nd ASEAN Summit.
News May 10, 2023 | 2:48 pm
Myanmar’s Vacant Seat at 42nd ASEAN SummitASEAN has kept the Myanmar junta out of its high-level summits due to a lack of progress in the five-point consensus.
News May 10, 2023 | 12:31 pm
Will ASEAN Only Be Spectator or Engine of Growth?: JokowiPresident Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially kicked off the 42nd ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo.
News May 10, 2023 | 9:53 am
Indonesia, Vietnam Aim for $15 Billion Trade by 2028Indonesia and Vietnam are feeling confident on meeting the 2028 trade goal as long as the trade barriers ease, if not removed completely.
Business May 9, 2023 | 7:51 pm
Indonesia Doesn’t Want ASEAN to Be a Haven for CriminalsIndonesia says it is about time that ASEAN makes some progress in the bloc’s extradition treaty negotiations.
News May 9, 2023 | 5:17 pm
Timor Leste PM Lands in Labuan Bajo for ASEAN SummitASEAN leaders begin to arrive at the fishing town of Labuan Bajo for the bloc’s 42nd summit.
News May 9, 2023 | 3:48 pm
Gunfight Hampers ASEAN's Aid Delivery in Myanmar: JokowiJokowi did not give further details of the gunfight that had interrupted ASEAN's bloc attempts to deliver the humanitarian aid in Myanmar.
News May 8, 2023 | 6:36 pm
ASEAN Leaders to Tackle Regional Crises at Tropical ResortThe regional bloc's member states will meet for three days starting Tuesday, with the U.S-China rivalry as a backdrop.
News May 8, 2023 | 5:13 pm
ASEAN to Launch Negotiations on Digital Economy Pact in SeptemberASEAN has agreed to commence the negotiations on the region’s digital economy framework pact two years earlier than originally planned.
Tech May 8, 2023 | 12:23 pm
ASEAN to Work on Roadmap to Expand Payment ConnectivityTo date, six Thai banks have connected to Indonesia’s QR-code facilitated payments or the QRIS, including the Bangkok Bank.
Business May 7, 2023 | 7:13 pm
143 Indonesians Rescued from Trafficking Ring in PhilippinesA recent anti-trafficking operations in the Philippines saved 1,048 people from 10 different countries, including Indonesia.
News May 5, 2023 | 9:36 pm
‘Quiet Diplomacy’ Doesn’t Mean We Are Doing Nothing: Indonesia on MyanmarIndonesia has had more than 60 engagements with the stakeholders in Myanmar over the past four months.
News May 5, 2023 | 5:00 pm
Thai PM to Skip 42nd ASEAN Summit due to ElectionThai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha will sit out the ASEAN Summit and will have his deputy prime minister joining on his behalf.
News May 5, 2023 | 1:48 pm
Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Police Personnel to Guard ASEAN SummitSome 947 personnel guarding the 42nd ASEAN Summit are officers from the National Police Headquarters.
News May 5, 2023 | 7:29 am
ASEAN Summit to Produce Document on Regional Village NetworkA region-wide network in which the villages can exchange knowledge and explore partnership can spur ASEAN's village development.
News Apr 30, 2023 | 10:46 pm
KPK Discovers Firearms, Multinational Currency Stash at Agriculture Minister's Residence
77 Indonesians Could Be Spared Death Penalty in Malaysia
Indonesia Says No One Brings Up Papua Issue at Recent UNGA Forum
Jakarta Government Suspends Operations of 4 Coal-Burning Factories
Jokowi to Attend ASEAN-GCC Summit in Saudi Next Month