The Diplomat: Vietnam marks step towards assumption of ASEAN chairmanship in 2020

The Diplomat: Vietnam marks step towards assumption of ASEAN chairmanship in 2020

NDO – Vietnam taking over ASEAN’s annually rotating chairmanship from Thailand marks another step towards its assumption of the role in 2020, according to an article on The Diplomat. (Nov 09, 2019 17:39:08)


Thai PM pushes for ASEAN 4.0 regional digital connectivity

  Nov 03, 2019 15:21:39
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on November 2 urged all ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) members to rein into the ASEAN 4.0 alongside the Thailand 4.0 policy to push forward digital connectivity in the region. 

35th ASEAN Summit: Plenary session officially opens

  Nov 02, 2019 21:53:29
NDO/VNA – The plenary session of the 35th ASEAN Summit officially opened in Thailand in the evening of November 2. 

35th ASEAN Summit: ASEAN Business and Investment Summit opens

  Nov 02, 2019 21:39:45
NDO/VNA – The 18th ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS-2019) opened in Bangkok on November 2 under the theme of “Empowering ASEAN 4.0”. 

Security measures beefed up for ASEAN Summit in Bangkok and vicinity

  Oct 29, 2019 14:44:09
Thai Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan on October 28 said in a press conference ahead of the 35th ASEAN Summit that security agencies are now on high alert in relation to security measures, focusing on effectiveness and collaboration. 

ASEAN+3 deans discuss promoting diplomatic training

  Oct 23, 2019 16:52:45
NDO – The 14th Annual Meeting of Deans and Directors of Diplomatic Training Institutions of ASEAN+3 opened in Hanoi on October 23, discussing ways to promote cooperation on diplomatic training among ASEAN+3 countries. 

Thailand ready to host 35th ASEAN summit: foreign ministry

  Oct 19, 2019 09:53:36
Thailand is ready to host the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on November 2-4, the country's foreign ministry said on October 18. 

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

  Oct 11, 2019 13:32:49
NDO/VNA – Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation. 

15th ASEAN ministerial meeting on environment opens in Cambodia

  Oct 08, 2019 17:57:11
NDO/VNA – The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME15), the 15th ASEAN Meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution and relevant meetings kicked off in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 8. 

ASEAN members review process of IAI projects

  Oct 07, 2019 12:10:05
NDO/VNA – The 59th meeting of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force and the 9th Consultation Meeting of the IAI Task Force and ASEAN Partners took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 3-4. 

Trade war will not affect RCEP: ASEAN Secretary-General

  Oct 07, 2019 12:09:02
NDO/VNA – Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year. 

Symposium discusses economic empowerment for ASEAN women through inclusive financial reform

  Sep 26, 2019 17:35:58
NDO – The ASEAN Financial Inclusion Symposium 2019 opened in Hanoi on September 26, under the theme of “Women’s economic empowerment through inclusive financial innovations.” 

39th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference wraps up in Hanoi

  Sep 20, 2019 10:50:34
NDO/VNA – The 39th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference (ASEANAPOL 39) concluded in Hanoi on September 19. 

ASEAN member countries discuss experience in scientific metrology

  Sep 17, 2019 12:12:47
NDO – The sixth meeting of the ASEAN Expert Group on Metrology (EGM-6) was hosted by the Vietnam Metrology Institute (VMI) under the Ministry of Science and Technology in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province on September 16. 

Vietnam attends Global Dialogue CSIS 2019 in Indonesia

  Sep 17, 2019 10:30:15
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese delegation is attending the Global Dialogue CSIS 2019 which opened in Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta on September 16.