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51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting

ASEAN, China urged to quickly conclude COC

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ASEAN, China urged to quickly conclude COC

ASEAN and China must push and quickly conclude a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea for maritime stability so that the regional grouping can maintain its central role, said Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on August 6.

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

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Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

 FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

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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.

Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines

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Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had bilateral meetings on August 4 with the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and foreign ministers of the Philippines and Brunei within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) in Singapore.

Vietnam, China agree to strengthen bilateral ties

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Vietnam, China agree to strengthen bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 3 agreed to continue reinforcing and strengthening the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China.

ASEAN, EU seek closer cooperation amidst possible global trade war

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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.

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

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ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).

Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

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Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Singaporean President Halimah Yacob met with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) and related meetings in Singapore on August 3, promising to deepen bilateral cooperation.

AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

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AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) ended on August 2 in Singapore with a Joint Communiqué urging the bloc to strengthen its internal strength through increasing intra-bloc trade and investment and regional economic connectivity.