APEC SOM3 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City

APEC SOM3 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO/VNA – The third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) began in Ho Chi Minh City, on August 29, which is expected to lay the crucial groundwork for the APEC Leaders’ Week scheduled for November in Da Nang city.  (Aug 29, 2017)

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NDO/VNA – Several groups of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) met in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, on August 23, to discuss how to coordinate their activities in terms of food security and climate change. 

SOM 3 and related meetings enter fourth working day

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Working groups and sub-committees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will continue discussions on issues of their charge in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21 as part of the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3). 

US’s religious report gives wrong information about Vietnam

  Aug 17, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report of the US State Department still included some un-objective assessments and cited wrong information about Vietnam, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.  

Laos holds mini-marathon to celebrate 50th ASEAN anniversary

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Lao senior officials and diplomats from ASEAN nations took part in a mini-marathon at Patuxay Park in Vientiane, Laos on August 12 as part of a series of local events to mark the 50th ASEAN anniversary and the 20th year since Laos became a member of the bloc.  

ASEAN: An important factor in maintaining peace and prosperity in region

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO - Nhan Dan is introducing interviews with diplomats concerning the role of ASEAN and relations between ASEAN and its partners on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). 

Tokyo workshop celebrates 50 years of ASEAN

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – A workshop focusing on the 50-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held in Tokyo, Japan on August 8, on the occasion of the bloc’s jubilee anniversary. 

ASEAN’s 50th birthday marked worldwide

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was observed across the world on August 8, with the participation of diplomats from all of the ASEAN member states. 

ASEAN founding anniversary marked in Vietnam, South Africa

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC) held a ceremony in the capital city of Pretoria, on August 8, to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the association (August 8, 1967). 

Flag raising ceremony marks ASEAN’s 50th anniversary in Hanoi

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a flag raising ceremony in Hanoi on August 8 on the occasion of the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 22 years of Vietnam’s membership in the association.  

Vietnam highlights significance of ensuring regional peace at ARF meeting

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted the significance of ensuring peace including maritime security, as the shared interest of all states in and outside the region.  

Vietnam proposes strengthening Mekong-India transport connectivity

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has stressed the need to boost road, waterway and aviation connectivity in order to fully tap the cooperation potential between Mekong nations and India.  

AMM 50: ASEAN Plus Three to boost financial cooperation

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – Foreign ministers of ten ASEAN countries and three of its partners – Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) – have agreed to enhance financial cooperation in order to strengthen economic stability within the region.  

ASEAN, dialogue partners devise major cooperation orientations

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN and its ten partner countries agreed several major cooperation plans at the ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference (PMC+1) sessions in Manila, the Philippines, on August 6.  

Development orientations rolled out for ASEAN Community

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have reviewed the bloc’s achievement recorded over the past 50 years and put forth major development orientations for the ASEAN Community in the times ahead.