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Southeast Asia

Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity

Business

Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity

Countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) should enhance their economic and infrastructure connectivity to promote economic development in the sub-region, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong said at a forum on September 19.

Vietnam proposes measures to enhance AIPA’s role

Politics

Vietnam proposes measures to enhance AIPA’s role

Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong suggested measures to promote the role of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) at the first plenary session of the 38th AIPA General Assembly (AIPA-38) which opened in Manila, the Philippines, on September 16.

ASEAN reinforces relations with UN, Switzerland

ASEAN

ASEAN reinforces relations with UN, Switzerland

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Le Luong Minh held working sessions at the United Nations Office in Geneva and met with Swiss leaders during a working visit to Switzerland from September 11-15.

President sends greetings to AIPA-38

Politics

President sends greetings to AIPA-38

President Tran Dai Quang has sent his greetings to the upcoming 38th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, which will take place in Manila, Philippines, from September 14 to 20.