This year sees the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. The Association’s founding members (Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia) believed that creating unity across the Asian region would lead to strengthened cross-cultural ties and economic growth.
The vision of ASEAN’s founding members: the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore, continues to drive growth across the Asian region. Established in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) mission is to ...
With its competitive economy and strong trade links, Australia continues to strengthen its ties with neighbouring Asia Pacific countries while recognising that the US remains its most important economic partner.
With its stable economy, political stability, transparency and world-class infrastructure, Singapore has positioned itself as center for excellence within Asia. As a financial centre, regional trading hub and investment destination, Singapore is well positioned to build on its strengths.
With our long held shared values and interests, the United States and Japan are close partners in addressing together novel global issues the international community faces: international financial and economic crises, climate change, energy challenges, and so on.
On August 8, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will celebrate 45 years. The Asean Declaration, signed in the Thai capital Bangkok in 1967, aims to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.
The Netherlands is an open society with a keen eye on international business developments. From the expansion of the earliest trade routes, the Dutch have built a reputation for establishing successful commercial trading partnerships the world over.