ASEAN leaders talk global, regional issues at retreat session

ASEAN leaders talk global, regional issues at retreat session

NDO/VNA – Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) discussed many international and regional issues at a retreat session within the framework of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23. (Jun 24, 2019 12:15:19)


Vietnam ready to act as bride to connect EAEU, ASEAN: official

  Jun 09, 2019 20:32:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnam, as an active ASEAN member and the first nation to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), is willing to work as a bridge to help the EAEU and Russia to expand trade and investment ties with the ASEAN, a Vietnamese trade official said. 

Seminar discusses ASEAN-Japan cooperation for prosperity

  Jun 04, 2019 18:03:10
NDO/VNA – A seminar on ASEAN-Japan cooperation for prosperity took place in Hanoi on June 4, as part of the 2019 ASEAN-Japan Day in Vietnam initiative. 

34th ASEAN-Japan Forum held in Hanoi

  Jun 03, 2019 21:35:11
NDO/VNA – The 34th ASEAN-Japan Forum took place in Hanoi on June 3 under the chair of Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung and his Japanese counterpart Takeo Mori. 

Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus Three, EAS SOMs

  May 31, 2019 17:40:23
NDO/VNA – Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of the country’s SOM ASEAN, attended the ASEAN Plus Three SOM and East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, which were held within the framework of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) in Bangkok on May 30. 

ASEAN senior officials gather at Bangkok meetings

  May 29, 2019 10:28:25
NDO/VNA – Senior officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are gathering at meetings in Bangkok from May 28 to 31 to prepare for upcoming events of the bloc. 

Vietnam represents ASEAN in committing to jointly protect civilians in armed conflicts

  May 24, 2019 17:22:32
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations, reiterated the commitments of ASEAN countries on the protection of civilians during armed conflicts in a speech on behalf of ASEAN countries at the open debate of the UN Security Council in New York on May 23. 

ASEAN, China talk ways to bolster strategic partnership

  May 20, 2019 09:51:43
NDO/VNA – Senior officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held a consultation in Hangzhou, China’s Zhejiang province, on May 19 to review cooperation, discuss measures to promote partnership, and prepare for the ASEAN-China post ministerial conference this August. 

KOICA to double ODA for six ASEAN countries

  May 18, 2019 21:54:25
NDO/VNA – The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is planning to double official development assistance (ODA) for six members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2023.  

ASEAN, Japan agree to step up technical cooperation

  May 14, 2019 18:23:57
NDO/VNA – An ASEAN - Japan agreement on technical cooperation was signed in Tokyo on May 13, the first of its kind sealed between the bloc and its dialogue partner. 

Philippines holds midterm election

  May 14, 2019 10:46:17
NDO – Over 61 million Philippine voters took to the polls on May 13 to cast their votes in the national midterm election to select local officials and senators, Reuters and the Vietnam News Agency reported. 

ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020

  May 08, 2019 10:41:22
NDO/VNA – ASEAN ambassadors and UN officials have sat down to examine the two organisations’ joint projects and cooperation activities within their Plan of Action for 2016-2020. 

ASEAN+3 discuss cooperation in response to financial crises

  May 02, 2019 21:47:09
NDO/VNA – Finance chiefs of the 10 ASEAN nations and Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea (ASEAN+3) met in Fiji on May 2 to discuss the enhancement of cooperation in times of financial crisis, including expanding the currency swap agreement between them. 

Vietnamese cuisine attracts ASEAN friends in Malaysia

  Apr 29, 2019 15:26:16
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese dishes were served to people from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members during an event held in Malaysia on April 29. 

ASEAN Charity Food Fair takes place in Indonesia

  Apr 26, 2019 13:29:20
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Women’s Circle (AWC) organised the ASEAN Charity Food Fair 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 25 with the aim to foster solidarity and cultural exchange among women from the regional countries and raise funds in support of disadvantaged children.