ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation World

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
ASEAN transport ministers’ meeting ends with important agreements Politics

ASEAN transport ministers’ meeting ends with important agreements

The 25th ASEAN Transport Ministers’ Meeting (ATM 25) and related meetings have been a success with the signing of a number of important agreements to facilitate air, maritime and land transportation, Transport Minister Nguyen Van The told a press conference in Hanoi on November 15.
ASEAN, China seek to push socio-cultural, economic ties World

ASEAN, China seek to push socio-cultural, economic ties

Measures to further enhance socio-cultural and economic cooperation between ASEAN and China were the main focus of the 12th China-ASEAN Conference on People to People Friendship Organisations (CACPPFO) held in Bandung city, Indonesia, on November 12.
PM attends 22nd ASEAN-China Summit Politics

PM attends 22nd ASEAN-China Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 22nd ASEAN-China Summit in Bangkok on November 3.
ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting World

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.
ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership World

ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership

Economic ministers of the 10 ASEAN member countries and China have agreed to bolster the bilateral trade during their meeting on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) in Bangkok.
ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction World

ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction

The fourth ASEAN-China-United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Symposium took place in Hanoi on September 4 with discussion focusing on innovation in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and eradicating poverty.
 MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports Business

MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) late last week informed the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Customs to accept a new C/O (certificate of origin) form E in accordance with the ASEAN-China Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation.
Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules Business

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.