Monday, November 19, 2018 - 23:30:00

HCM City builds sustainable relations with ASEAN members

Politics

HCM City builds sustainable relations with ASEAN members

Right after Vietnam became a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1995, Ho Chi Minh City has carried out a line-up of activities to bolster trade, investment, culture and people diplomacy cooperation with ASEAN member states, playing an important role in the Vietnam-ASEAN relations.

Cambodia’s rice export down in 7-month period

ASEAN

Cambodia’s rice export down in 7-month period

Cambodia’s rice exports in the first seven months of this year reduced by nearly 6.3 percent year on year, or 18,837 tonnes, to 297,080 tonnes, according to statistics of the secretariat of the One-Window Service for Rice Export Formality.

Singapore: Cyber-attack may be made by state-linked group

ASEAN

Singapore: Cyber-attack may be made by state-linked group

Singapore’s worst cyber-attack in its history, in which personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, was stolen, has the hallmarks of a state-linked group, said Singaporean Minister for Communications and Information S.Iswaran.

ASEAN members meet on immigration issues

ASEAN

ASEAN members meet on immigration issues

ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (DGICM) convened their 22nd meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 6.

 FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

Politics

FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the eighth East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Singapore on August 4.

Laos temporarily bans activities in broken dam’s vicinity

ASEAN

Laos temporarily bans activities in broken dam’s vicinity

The vicinity of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam project in Attapeu province is a temporarily prohibited area, and no organisations or individuals are allowed to enter this area without permissions from the government or local administration, the Lao Prime Minister’s Office announced on August 3.

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.

ASEAN, EU seek closer cooperation amidst possible global trade war

ASEAN

ASEAN, EU seek closer cooperation amidst possible global trade war

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) have highlighted the significance of fighting protectionism and a possible global trade war in the context that foreign ministers of both sides are working together on a free trade agreement between the two regions.