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ASEAN to be cooperation focus of JICA

World

ASEAN to be cooperation focus of JICA

President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Kitaoka Shinichi discussed cooperation plans between JICA and ASEAN countries in a recent interview with reporters from the bloc.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc greets ASEAN Secretary-General

Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc greets ASEAN Secretary-General

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 18 received ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh and President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Hidetoshi Nishimura, who are in Hanoi for a talk on measures to boost intra-bloc links.

ASEAN moves forward with connectivity master plan

ASEAN

ASEAN moves forward with connectivity master plan

The Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025 Initiative and Project Concepts Forum and the 8th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium took place in Alabang, the Philippines, from July 12-14, according to Vietnam’s delegation to ASEAN.

Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

World

Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan will deepen its cooperation with ASEAN at a lunch meeting on the occasion of ASEAN's 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967 - 2017).

Vietnam hosts ASEAN+3 junior science event

ASEAN

Vietnam hosts ASEAN+3 junior science event

Talented students, teachers and observers are taking part in the ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey which is underway in Vietnam for the first time with the theme “Renewable Energy For Life”.

Trade between Vietnam and ASEAN

Business

Trade between Vietnam and ASEAN

The value of Vietna's exports to the Association of Southeast Asian Natios tripled while import turnover doubled during 2006-2016. However, Vietnam has always had an import surplus with the bloc.