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AJC: Sole agent in Japan to boost Visit ASEAN@50

General | ASEAN SPECIAL Jan 19, 2017

AJC: Sole agent in Japan to boost Visit ASEAN@50

The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). To celebrate this important milestone, ASEAN member states — Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam— launched a campaign aimed at boosting the region's ...

Wide range of attractions, food

General | ASEAN SPECIAL Jan 19, 2017

Wide range of attractions, food

ASEAN member states boast rich tourism resources that are of historic and cultural importance, as well as excellent getaway destinations. They also offer delicious local cuisine and souvenirs of exotic crafts. For Japanese, Southeast Asia is a conveniently located vacation destination. This year, the member ...

Social media wrap-up: The day Taco Bell returned to Japan

General Apr 22, 2015

Social media wrap-up: The day Taco Bell returned to Japan

After Taco Bell's brief presence in Japan in the 1980s, the U.S.-based chain exited the market (with the exception of outlets on U.S. military bases). To the delight of fans of fast-food Tex Mex, it was announced in February 2015 that Taco Bell would ...

Obama: No nation gets 'free pass' on climate change

World / General Sep 24, 2014

Obama: No nation gets 'free pass' on climate change

In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe's climate is changing faster than efforts to address it. "Nobody gets a pass," he declared. "We have to raise our collective ambition." Speaking at ...