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Chiang Mai Fest 2014: A celebration of the world’s cultural and musical heritage

Chiang Mai – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with Earth Wind & Fire Co., Ltd, Promenada Resort Mall, the Chiang Mai provincial authorities and various travel and tourism organisations have joined forces to host the Chiang Mai … Continue reading Chiang Mai Fest 2014: A celebration of the world’s cultural and musical heritage

ASEAN meeting of high level task force on economic integration kicks off in Myanmar

Yangon –  The 25th meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) High Level Task Force (HLTF) on Economic Integration, which aimed at promoting free trade between ASEAN nations, kicked off in Yangon on Tuesday. Present at the meeting were … Continue reading ASEAN meeting of high level task force on economic integration kicks off in Myanmar

U.S. Secretary of State Meets Secretary-General of ASEAN

Jakarta – Underlining the importance of U.S. engagement with ASEAN, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today paid a courtesy call on Secretary-General of ASEAN, Le Luong Minh. Secretary Kerry visited ASEAN Headquarters in Jakarta where he engaged Secretary-General Minh … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of State Meets Secretary-General of ASEAN

Singapore Airshow 2014 Wraps Up Trade Days with Deals Worth US$32 Billion

Singapore – Singapore Airshow 2014 wrapped up the trade segment of the six-day event with deals announced worth US$32 billion, surpassing the value of deals announced in 2012. Major announcements include contracts for Airbus, Embraer, Boeing and Rolls-Royce. This reinforces … Continue reading Singapore Airshow 2014 Wraps Up Trade Days with Deals Worth US$32 Billion

More International Destinations Make Official Debut at IT&CM China 2014

Shanghai – Not only are more international destinations making their debut at this year’s IT&CM China, their participation comes with added significance as it is fronted by their Convention Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) or National Tourism Organisations (NTOs). This surge in new … Continue reading More International Destinations Make Official Debut at IT&CM China 2014

Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan to visit Beijing

Beijing/Taipeh – Kuomintang Honorary Chairman, Lien Chan, is expected to lead a delegation from Taiwan to visit the Chinese mainland next week. Lien, is also the Chairman of a foundation on cross-Strait peaceful development. The spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs … Continue reading Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan to visit Beijing

ASEAN connectivity: A role for Europe?

Brussels – Connectivity is crucial for ASEAN integration, the building of an ASEAN Economic Community by end-2015 and ensuring the grouping’s centrality in an evolving and dynamic regional architecture. – An important topic, discussed by the “Friends of Europe” in … Continue reading ASEAN connectivity: A role for Europe?