Articles Category: ASEAN Identity and Community Building

Rising from the Pandemic—A Culture of Prevention Approach

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the worst crisis in living memory, with its impact falling  on almost, if not all, aspects of people’s lives. However, for some, especially the vulnerable, the effects feel disproportionately greater, both in terms of health and social-economic impact.  

Tracking our Progress Towards the Realisation of the ASCC Blueprint 2025

The ASEAN Socio Cultural Community (ASCC) Blueprint 2016-2025 is a statement of commitment of and a guideline for ASEAN in building a community that engages and benefits ASEAN’s peoples, one that is inclusive, sustainable, resilient, and dynamic. As the year 2020 is a pivotal year that marked the halfway of the Blueprint implementation, ASCC Monitoring Tracking our Progress Towards the Realisation of the ASCC Blueprint 2025

ASEAN @World Expo 2020

The World Expo, with its  170-year-long history,  has become the birthplace of the world’s greatest inventions and iconic structures.  It is often dubbed as the “world’s greatest show” and is held only every five years. 

Elaine Chan

Southeast Asia’s enduring tradition of handwoven textiles took centre stage at the recently held TENUN Fashion Week. This inaugural event was held online in the trend of digital fashion weeks as a response to COVID-19 restrictions. It was organised by the ASEAN Handicraft Promotion and Development Association (AHPADA) and Tanoti—a Malaysian accredited socialenterprise dedicated to Elaine Chan