Art exhibition marks ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary

Art exhibition marks ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary

NDO/ VNA – Achievements made by the member states in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been nudged closer to our international friends through a contemporary art exhibition opened at the ASEAN Secretariat Headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 28.  (Jul 29, 2017)


CPV delegation attends Sao Paulo Forum meeting

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Tran Dac Loi, Vice Chairman of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, attended the 23rd meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum that took place in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, from July 16-20.  

Workshop spotlights draft APEC action plan on rural-urban development

  Jul 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – A consultation workshop took place in Hanoi on July 20, focusing on a draft action plan for rural-urban development aiming to strengthen food security and quality growth in APEC economies. 

APEC members discuss sustainable finance

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – The international community will face many challenges in implementing finance in the future, necessitating a solution that balances the goals of finance, integration and consumer protection, in the context of global development.  

Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan will deepen its cooperation with ASEAN at a lunch meeting with Ambassadors of the bloc’s member states on July 11 on the occasion of ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967-2017).  

Vietnam attends chiefs of defence conference on UN peacekeeping

  Jul 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army attended the Chiefs of Defence Conference for the United Nations peacekeeping work in New York, the US on July 6-7.  

21st ASEAN-RoK Dialogue convenes in Cambodia

  Jun 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - The 2st ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) Dialogue took place in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province on June 22-23. 

APEC member economies adopt statement on sustainable tourism

  Jun 19, 2017
NDO/VNA - Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum adopted a statement on sustainable tourism development during the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism held in the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh on June 19. 

Seminar discusses ASEAN’s road for coming years amid challenges

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – An international seminar on geopolitical transition in the Asia-Pacific and the half-century road of ASEAN took place in Hanoi on June 9. 

ASEAN looks towards stronger group

  Jun 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has called on ASEAN member countries to ensure a deep understanding of opportunities and challenges amid rapid changes in the region and the world in order to seek solutions to fulfil the group’s major objectives. 

Cambodian ruling party wins big success in communal election

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA –The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won victory in the communal election on June 4, while the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) came second, according to preliminary results announced by Cambodia’s National Election Commission (NEC) on June 5.  

Global growth set to strengthen to 2.7% as outlook brightens

  Jun 05, 2017
The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7% in 2017 as a pickup in manufacturing and trade, rising market confidence, and stabilising commodity prices allow growth to resume in commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies. 

16th Shangri-La Dialogue underway in Singapore

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 16th annual Asia security summit, known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, kicked off in Singapore on June 2.  

ASEAN senior officials seek measures for trans-national crimes

  May 24, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 17th ASEAN’s Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC 17) opened in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on May 24.  

Conflict-affected countries target sustainable development

  May 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The “Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-affected States” opened in Timor-Leste’s capital city of Dili on May 22.