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Philippines Harnesses Momentum in Launching Customs Declaration Document Exchange

PRESS RELEASE  Manila, August 20 2021: The Philippines Bureau of Customs (BOC), in cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), successfully adopted the Business Processing Analysis (BPA) report in developing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Customs Declaration Document (ACDD) management system on May 6. This milestone will help link the Philippines’ ...
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FAQ: U.S.-ASEAN Innovation Circle Grassroots Competition

What are the eligibility requirements?  Contestants must be at least 18 years old on the date of entry in the contest.  They must be residents of an ASEAN member country or Timor Leste.    They may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.   They may not be U.S. government officials, employees of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), or ...
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Telephonic News Conference with Kin W. Moy, SBO for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and Melissa A. Brown, USASEAN Chargé d’Affaires

Telephonic News Conference with Kin W. Moy, Senior Bureau Official for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and Melissa A. Brown, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Mission to ASEAN SPECIAL BRIEFING VIA TELEPHONE KIN W. MOY, SENIOR BUREAU OFFICIAL BUREAU OF EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS MELISSA A. BROWN, CHARGÉ D’AFFAIRES AT ...
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Marking U.S. Engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Its 54th Anniversary

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 6, 2021   On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I am honored to congratulate the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding on August 8. U.S.-ASEAN engagement is now in its ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the ASEAN Regional Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 6, 2021   The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with the foreign ministers of the 26 ARF participating countries, the ASEAN Secretary General, and the EU High Commissioner at the 28th Annual ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial Meeting hosted by ASEAN Chair Brunei Darussalam. ...
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