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U.S. Supports State-Of-The-Art Disaster Monitoring and Response System for ASEAN

Jakarta, 12 April 2012 – Following the recent opening of the Jakarta-based ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre), a team of international specialists, supported by the U.S. Government has begun work on the next phase in the Centre’s development by installing the ASEAN Disaster Monitoring and Response System (DMRS). The ...
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Secretary Clinton Congratulates Voters in Burma

Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “I’ve been following today’s parliamentary bi-elections with great interest. While the results have not yet been announced, the United States congratulates the people who participated, many for the first time, in the campaign and election process. We are committed to supporting these reform efforts. Going forward, it ...
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Strengthening Food Security for ASEAN Citizens: Launch of ASEAN – U.S. “MARKET” Program

JAKARTA, March 29 2012 – The United States Government and ASEAN marked the launch of a three-year project to facilitate the trade of food commodities in Southeast Asia today at the ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta. The project,  Maximizing  Agricultural  Revenue through Knowledge, Enterprise Development, and Trade (MARKET), aims to improve food security for ASEAN Member States and contribute to ...
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ASEAN-U.S. Relations: What Are the Talking Points?

Jakarta – Ambassador David Carden spoke today at a panel discussion focusing on the United States engagement with ASEAN. Co-organized by the U.S. Mission to ASEAN and The Habibie Center, the event featured the Indonesian book launch of ASEAN-U.S. Relations: What Are The Talking Points? edited by Dr. Pavin Chachavalpongpun. Former ASEAN Secretary-General Ambassador Rodolfo Severino, Prof. ...
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