Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit World

Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit

The US is considering hosting an APEC summit in January 2020 after Chile dropped plans to stage the event, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on November 7.
35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM World

35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM

The 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, held in Thailand from November 2-4, had concluded successfully, said Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at a press conference on November 4 evening.
US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea World

US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea

US national security advisor and presidential envoy Robert O’Brien on November 4 denounced Chinese intimidation to stop ASEAN nations from exploiting the offshore resources in the East Sea.
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 leaders expect breakthrough in RCEP negotiations World

ASEAN leaders expect breakthrough in RCEP negotiations

Leaders of the Southeast Asian countries met for a second day on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Thailand, hoping for a breakthrough in the negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
PM’s attendance in summits aims to enhance ASEAN solidarity Politics

PM’s attendance in summits aims to enhance ASEAN solidarity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 2 to 4 is set to demonstrate Vietnam’s efforts to join hands with other members to enhance the bloc’s solidarity and relations with partners.
ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup ASEAN

ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup

An ASEAN ministerial meeting in Manila, the Philippines, has agreed that five ASEAN nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – will launch a joint bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam’s efforts in promoting ASEAN cooperation applauded ASEAN

Vietnam’s efforts in promoting ASEAN cooperation applauded

Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi lauded efforts by the Vietnamese Government and businesses in developing cooperation between the ASEAN member countries, while addressing a seminar in Hanoi on August 26.
Thai House Speaker assures envoys of readiness for AIPA summit World

Thai House Speaker assures envoys of readiness for AIPA summit

The Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand, Chuan Leekpai, has addressed envoys from the ASEAN Parliament, assuring them that security measures are in place for the 40th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), which will take place later this month.