Myanmar commends Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 ASEAN

Myanmar commends Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020

Despite challenges in the region, under Vietnam’s chairmanship, ASEAN has reached greater heights and further shown its unity and resilience to the world with the spirit of “cohesive and responsive ASEAN”, Myanmar Ambassador to ASEAN Aung Myo Myint has said.
New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020 ASEAN

New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020

New Zealand highly evaluated Vietnam’s role as Chair of ASEAN 2020, especially amid the challenging and unusual circumstances, said Alison Mann, New Zealand's Senior Official for APEC, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Regional Forum and SEAN.
Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador   ASEAN

Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador

Canada’s assistance to ASEAN is focussed on the bloc’s objectives in promoting and protecting the rights of women and girls, strengthening human capital; building resilience to natural disasters, and promoting peace and security, Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN Diedrah Kelly has said.
AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue ASEAN

AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue

As a non-claimant state, Cambodia aligns itself with the common aspiration that the East Sea remains a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, stated Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.
ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India ASEAN

ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India

The ASEAN-EU and ASEAN-India Ministerial Meetings were held virtually on September 12 within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings.
Record number of documents adopted within AMM 53: Deputy PM ASEAN

Record number of documents adopted within AMM 53: Deputy PM

Up to 42 documents have been adopted within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held from September 9-12 via video conferences, a record in the history of ASEAN foreign ministers’ meetings.
RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK World

RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has called for Asia-Pacific countries to send a "unified message" for the resumption of dialogue with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), renewing Seoul's resolve to forge ahead with efforts for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents ASEAN

27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents

The 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), as part of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings, has adopted several important documents, including the ARF Hanoi Plan of Action II, setting out cooperation priorities and directions for ARF activities in the 2020-2025 period.
AMM 53, related meetings enter last working day ASEAN

AMM 53, related meetings enter last working day

The 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) entered the last working day on September 12, with important events such as the 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), ASEAN-EU foreign ministers’ meeting, and ASEAN-India foreign ministers’ meeting.
ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official ASEAN

ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official

Over the past 53 years, ASEAN's foreign relations have been expanded towards deeper and more practical orientations, helping to ensure peace, security, stability, cooperation and development for member countries as well as the whole region, and enhancing the grouping’s position in the world, said Phan The Thang, Deputy Head of Information and Data Unit under the ASEAN-Korea Centre.
Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity ASEAN

Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity

Since joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 25 years ago, Vietnam has rapidly integrated and deeply participated in all cooperation areas of ASEAN, actively helped to maintain intra-bloc solidarity, and strengthened cooperation among member states and between the group and its partner countries, thus contributing remarkably to ASEAN’s development and successes today.
Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa World

Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa

Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC), has written an article on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following is the full text of the article which was published on August 7 by Pretoria News in both print and online versions.