ASEAN moves firmly, collectively ahead: FM Pham Binh Minh ASEAN

ASEAN moves firmly, collectively ahead: FM Pham Binh Minh

ASEAN has continued to move firmly and collectively towards the goal of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, while dealing with emerging challenges, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on November 10.
ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement ASEAN

ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Officer to ASEAN Ryan Washburn have recently signed a Regional Development Cooperation Agreement (RDCA) between ASEAN and the US. ​
First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually World

First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually

The first Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting was held virtually on September 11 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun (on behalf of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo).
Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41 Politics

Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41

With several initiatives, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), hosted by Vietnam under the theme of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’ from September 8 to 10, is a significant milestone of the 14th National Assembly’s foreign relations during its term as the AIPA chair, as the COVID-19 pandemic is raging on in the region and the world.
Online meeting talks post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision ASEAN

Online meeting talks post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision

In Vietnam’s capacity as the ASEAN Chair, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung on July 20 chaired an online inter-sectoral meeting of ASEAN senior officials to discuss orientations to building post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision.
Building ASEAN Community remains top priority: Senior ASEAN officials World

Building ASEAN Community remains top priority: Senior ASEAN officials

Successfully building the ASEAN Community continues to be a top priority of the bloc despite the difficulties and challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ASEAN member states reiterated at the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM), which was held online on July 16 and chaired by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung.