ASEAN summit to focus on community vision, connectivity
The 30th ASEAN Summit will take place in Manila, the Philippines, on April 28 and 29, with the attendance of leaders from 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Prime Minister meets Cambodian legislative and religious leaders
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc wishes that the Senate and NA of Cambodia would continue paying attention to increasing the economic, trade and investment ties with Vietnam in Phnom Penh on April 25.
9,000 malware-laden servers identified in Southeast Asia
Nearly 9,000 malware-laden servers and hundreds of compromised websites in the ASEAN region were identified by Interpol and investigators from seven Southeast Asian nations, said Interpol on April 24.
Prime Minister to attend 30th ASEAN Summit in Philippines
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila, the Philippines from April 28-29.
PM signs ASEAN declaration on civil service role
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the draft content of the ASEAN Leaders’ declaration on the role of the civil service as catalyst to achieve ASEAN Vision 2025.
Thai king's coronation likely by end of this year
The coronation of Thailand's new King Vajiralongkorn is likely to take place at the end of the year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on April 21.
ASEAN ICT Awards 2017 launched in Vietnam
The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on April 21 to announce the ASEAN ICT Awards 2017 (AICTA).
ASEAN conference assesses health impacts towards sustainable growth
The second ASEAN conference on health impact assessment towards sustainable development of the association took place in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 21.
China’s Guangxi boosts coal import from ASEAN
China’s Guangxi province imported 6.36 million tonnes of coal via its border gate in the first quarter this year, up 23.2 percent year-on-year, mostly from the ASEAN member states.
Thailand: Business registrations in SEZs grow by 15 percent
Thailand’s Department of Business Development (DBD) has revealed a 15 percent investment growth in construction in special economic zones (SEZs).
Promoting role of communication in popularizing ASEAN
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a seminar to promote the population of ASEAN Community through communication channels in Hanoi on April 18.
Gold prices hit 5-month high in Thailand
Gold prices in Thailand have hit 5-month high following an ongoing conflict in the Korean Peninsula.
Indonesia’s imports up in March
Indonesian imports rose 17.65 percent to 13.36 billion USD in March from 8.89 billion USD in February this year, the Central Bureau of Statistic (BPS) said.
Da Nang to host ASEAN Community exhibition
Da Nang will host the ASEAN Community Exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of ASEAN from May 19-25.
Traditional New Year celebration in full swing in Laos, Cambodia
People across Laos and Cambodia have been on cloud nine with vibrant cultural activities held during their traditional New Year festivals according to the Buddhist calendar.
Singapore’s economy grows 2.5 percent in Q1
Singapore’s economy expanded by 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2017, lower than the growth of 2.9 percent in the final quarter of 2016.
Cambodia-China trade reaches 4.8 bln USD
Two-way trade between Cambodia and China was valued at 4.8 billion USD in 2016, up 200 million USD from a year ago.
China, ASEAN keen to strengthen cooperation
After 25 years of being dialogue partners, China and members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will boost their strategic partnership by enhancing mutual respect, understanding, trust, support and pragmatic cooperation.
Vietnamese embassy in Venezuela holds ASEAN golf tourney
The Vietnamese Embassy in Venezuela has organised an ASEAN friendly golf tournament with the participation of embassies from Malaysia, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, and Japan.
Malaysia raises hospital fees for foreigners
Malaysia began raising its fees of public hospitals for foreigners from April 8, according to the Ministry of Health.