ASEAN targets sustainable economic growth, financial stability

ASEAN targets sustainable economic growth, financial stability

NDO/VNA – Maintaining sustainable economic growth and ensuring financial stability and self-resilience are key goals reached at the 22nd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM-22), the fourth ASEAN Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM-4) and related meetings held in Singapore from April 3-6. (Apr 06, 2018)


ASEAN, Australia sign MoU on counter-terrorism

  Mar 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – Officials of Australia and the ASEAN member states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on strengthening cooperation to counter international terrorism within the framework of the ASEAN - Australia Special Summit in Sydney, Australia on March 17.  

ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference held in Sydney

  Mar 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – An ASEAN-Australia Special Business Conference was organised on March 16 in Sydney, New South Wales, within the framework of the on-going ASEAN-Australia Special Summit.  

ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opens

  Mar 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – The first ASEAN-Australia Special Summit opened in Sydney, on March 16, in the presence of Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the leaders of ASEAN nations, including Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  

ASEAN promotes sustainable infrastructure connectivity, development

  Mar 15, 2018
NDO/VNA-Officials of the ASEAN countries discussed ways to enhance infrastructure connectivity and development in the region at meetings held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on March 14 and 15. 

Vietnam attends ASEAN Joint Consultative Meeting in Singapore

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung attended the ASEAN Joint Consultative Meeting (JCM) in Singapore from March 7-8. 

Vietnam urged to encourage ASEAN nations to join OECD

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO – Vietnam should encourage other ASEAN members to join the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a senior official from the Japanese Foreign Ministry said at the Ministerial Conference of the OECD in Tokyo on March 8. 

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Singapore

  Mar 01, 2018
NDO/VNA – Economic chiefs of the 10 ASEAN countries gathered in Singapore on March 1 for the 24th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat (AEM Retreat). 

ASEAN makes poverty eradication a top priority

  Jan 30, 2018
NDO/VNA – The eradication of poverty and reduction of development gaps remain as the top priorities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). 

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

  Jan 26, 2018
NDO/VNA - Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.  

Cambodia’s largest-ever ceremony marks victory over Pol Pot

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO/VNA – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on January 7 held the largest-ever ceremony in Phnom Penh to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the January 7 Victory Day (January 7, 1979) over the genocidal regime of Pol Pot. 

New ASEAN chief calls for more disaster management efforts

  Jan 06, 2018
NDO/VNA – ASEAN should intensify its disaster management efforts after the region was recently hit by several deadly storms, emphasised ASEAN’s new Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi. 

ASEAN member states call for closer cooperation

  Jan 05, 2018
NDO/VNA – Former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh has called for more efforts and closer cooperation from the group’s member nations to promote intra-bloc development.  

Khanh Hoa hosts ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – An ASEAN-India Workshop themed “Blue Economy: From Concept to Action” is taking place in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, from November 24-25.  

Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Japan held a ceremony in Tokyo on November 22 to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), recognising the bloc’s role in promoting peace and stability in the region and the world.