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Vietnam, Thailand foster air defence cooperation

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Vietnam, Thailand foster air defence cooperation

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence received Commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Chaiyapruk Didyasarin, in Hanoi on November 16.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

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PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

PM Phuc calls for sustained unity to build ASEAN Community

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PM Phuc calls for sustained unity to build ASEAN Community

ASEAN’s unity must continue to be the key factor in both thought and actions for the sake of a steady, resilient and strongly cohesive ASEAN Community, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore on November 13.

ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

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ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

The ASEAN Political-Security Community Council (APSC) and the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) convened their meetings in Singapore on November 13 to review the grouping’s cooperation, and complete reports and documents to be submitted to the leaders.

Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

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Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha will deliver a vision statement in preparation for the country’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore from November 13-15, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

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PM: Women, girls contribute to ASEAN’s resilience, development

“We cannot become an ASEAN community of solidarity, resilience, innovation and sustainable development without the engagement of women and girls. Thus, they deserve equality in families and society, protection and empowerment to realise their full rights”, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.