ASEAN-JAPAN FORUM

(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with fellow regional leaders, arrives for the 18th ASEAN – Japan Summit at the Conference Hall 1 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on Sunday (November 22, 2015) at the sidelines of the 27th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits. ASEAN and Japan first established informal dialogue relations in 1973, which was later formalized in March 1977 with the convening of the ASEAN-Japan Forum. Since then, significant progress has been made in ASEAN-Japan relations and cooperation spanning from the areas of political-security, economic-financial, to socio-cultural. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau)
(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) President Benigno S. Aquino III, along with fellow regional leaders, arrives for the 18th ASEAN – Japan Summit at the Conference Hall 1 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on Sunday (November 22, 2015) at the sidelines of the 27th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits. ASEAN and Japan first established informal dialogue relations in 1973, which was later formalized in March 1977 with the convening of the ASEAN-Japan Forum. Since then, significant progress has been made in ASEAN-Japan relations and cooperation spanning from the areas of political-security, economic-financial, to socio-cultural.  Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo