COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre ASEAN

COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre

Southeast Asia was the first region in the world to be affected by COVID-19 due to its geographic proximity and close trade relations with China, where the outbreak began.
ASEAN a pioneer in promoting gender equality: delegates ASEAN

ASEAN a pioneer in promoting gender equality: delegates

The ASEAN Leaders' Special Session on Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age offered a chance for ASEAN leaders to show their strong commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the digital age, delegates said on the sidelines of the event, which took place on June 26 as part of the 36th ASEAN Summit.
ASEAN 2020: Member nations discuss important cooperation issues ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Member nations discuss important cooperation issues

Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.
ASEAN 2020: Six reports from ASEAN Secretary General adopted ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Six reports from ASEAN Secretary General adopted

Six reports from the ASEAN Secretary General and community pillars submitted to the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit were adopted at the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, held online in Hanoi on June 24 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development World

Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development

Vietnam, performing its roles as the ASEAN Chair in 2020 and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, will continue boosting cooperation in sustainable development for the goal of building a cohesive and responsive ASEAN, towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, a Government official has affirmed.
ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.