Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits ASEAN

Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha underlined the significance of multilateral cooperation in bringing COVID-19 under control and sustainable economic recovery while attending the online 12th Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13.
Lao media highlight 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings ASEAN

Lao media highlight 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings

Lao newspapers devoted their front pages of November 13 editions to highlighting the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, with a focus on appreciating the role of Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair in 2020, and ASEAN’s efforts to fight COVID-19 and boost economic recovery.
ASEAN Women Leaders' Summit held online in Hanoi ASEAN

ASEAN Women Leaders' Summit held online in Hanoi

The role of women and gender equality-related issues was discussed comprehensively for the first time at the ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held online on November 12. The summit is a hallmark of the ASEAN Year 2020 when Vietnam holds the Chairmanship.
ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role World

ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role

The role of women and gender equality-related issues will be discussed comprehensively for the first time at the ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held online on November 12, said Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, Senior Advisor to the ASEAN 2020 National Secretariat and Vietnam’s representative at the ASEAN Women for Peace Registry (AWPR).
37th ASEAN Summit, related meetings on horizon Politics

37th ASEAN Summit, related meetings on horizon

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, slated for November 12-15, are the most important activity of ASEAN this year, attracting widespread attention both inside and outside of the region, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and General Secretary of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee, Nguyen Quoc Dung, said on November 9.
AIPA-41 opens in Hanoi Politics

AIPA-41 opens in Hanoi

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliament Assembly (AIPA-41) under the theme “Parliamentary diplomacy for a cohesive and proactive ASEAN Community '' opened in Hanoi on Sept.8. The event was held for the first time online.
Vietnam contributes to ASEAN strategic relations with partners Politics

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN strategic relations with partners

Since its admission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam has played an important role in coordinating cooperation mechanisms between ASEAN and its partners such as China, the US, Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the EU, Australia and India.
Prime Minister receives new Japanese Ambassador Politics

Prime Minister receives new Japanese Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam always considers Japan one of the most important and long-term partners and wants to further deepen the extensive strategic partnership between the two nations.
Vietnamese, Lao National Assembly leaders hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao National Assembly leaders hold phone talks

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou discussed the fight against COVID-19 in the two countries, cooperation among ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) member parliaments in response to the pandemic, and the construction progress of the NA House of Laos during their phone talks on May 7.