ASEAN, Mexico seek stronger trade partnership

ASEAN, Mexico seek stronger trade partnership

NDO/VNA – An online conference was held in Mexico City on April 7 to explore trade and investment cooperation between Mexico and ASEAN, drawing nearly 100 participants from Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. (Apr 08, 2021 10:39:32)

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Vietnam co-chairs 15th meeting of ASEAN-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee

  Mar 25, 2021 10:35:24
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN, and Japanese Ambassador Chiba Akira on March 23 co-chaired the 15th meeting of the ASEAN-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee. 

ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting convenes

  Mar 25, 2021 10:30:19
NDO/VNA – The two-day ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) opened virtually on March 24 under the chair of the Permanent Secretary of the Brunei Ministry of Defence, Brigadier General (retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar Bin Haji Ma’awiah. 

Vietnam attends 28th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue

  Mar 24, 2021 09:51:30
NDO/VNA – Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and head of Vietnam’s ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM), attended the 28th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue which was held virtually on March 23. 

Vietnam joins ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces’ Meeting

  Mar 19, 2021 13:07:42
NDO/VNA - Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Phuong Nam, led a delegation of the Ministry of National Defence to attend the 18th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces’ Meeting (ACDFM-18), held via videoconference on March 18 under the chair of Brunei. 

33rd ASEAN-Australia Forum opens

  Mar 18, 2021 10:40:43
NDO/VNA – The 33rd ASEAN-Australia Forum took place via videoconference on March 17. 

ASEAN Study sheds new light on women, peace and security stature in Southeast Asia

  Mar 09, 2021 17:49:36
NDO/VNA – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on March 8 launched the ASEAN Regional Study on Women, Peace and Security which presents evidence-based recommendations to support member states in enhancing women’s meaningful participation in peacebuilding and conflict prevention, resolution, and post-conflict processes, in line with regional and international commitments. 

ASEAN proposes common digital COVID-19 vaccine certificate

  Mar 04, 2021 17:56:07
NDO/VNA – Economic ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have proposed a common digital COVID-19 vaccine certificate to speed up the re-opening of hardest-hit sectors as tourism, according to Malaysia’s state-run news agency Bernama. 

27th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat adopts 10 initiatives, priorities

  Mar 03, 2021 21:48:10
NDO/VNA – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh attended the 27th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat held via videoconference on March 2 and 3, during which delegates approved 10 initiatives and priorities for economic cooperation in 2021. 

UNSC meeting: Vietnam welcomes progress towards holding election in Palestine

  Feb 27, 2021 18:05:36
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has welcomed recent progress towards the organisation of an election in Palestine which will mark an important step to reunification and reconciliation at an online meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the situation in the Middle East, including Palestinian issue, on February 26. 

MoU signed to enhance ASEAN-Russia cooperation in disaster management

  Feb 24, 2021 11:51:34
NDO/VNA – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote and develop their engagement in the area of disaster management. 

Laos: 4.3 million people cast votes on general election

  Feb 22, 2021 11:06:52
NDO/VNA – Nearly 4.3 million eligible Lao voters on February 21 morning casted their votes on the general election of the 9th National Assembly (NA) and 2nd Provincial People’s Council for the 2021 – 2025 term. 

ASEAN countries agree to spend US$10.5 million buying COVID-19 vaccines

  Feb 19, 2021 11:42:20
NDO/VNA - ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, have agreed to set aside US$10.5 million from the COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund to purchase vaccines for their citizens on the basis of equal distribution to all 10 countries. 

ASEAN proves its centrality in a turbulent 2020

  Feb 18, 2021 10:00:27
NDO - Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam’s ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) delegation, has written an article summarising the process of building ASEAN centrality, highlighting the efforts made by Vietnam in its ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020. Nhan Dan Newspaper introduces the full text of the article. 

Vietnamese Ambassador assumes office as ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General

  Feb 16, 2021 15:36:58
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese Ambassador Tran Duc Binh took office as Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs at a ceremony in Jakarta on February 15.