ASEAN, Japan reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership World

ASEAN, Japan reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership

Senior officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan have reaffirmed commitment to further strengthen cooperation and advance their partnership towards the 50th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan relations next year.
Quad Joint Leaders’ Statement reaffirms ASEAN unity, centrality World

Quad Joint Leaders’ Statement reaffirms ASEAN unity, centrality

Leaders of the Quad countries - the US, Japan, India, Australia - have reaffirmed their unwavering support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)'s unity and centrality and for the practical implementation of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP).
Vietnam lauds RoK’s cooperation commitments to ASEAN Politics

Vietnam lauds RoK’s cooperation commitments to ASEAN

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang spoke highly of cooperation commitments of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the ASEAN-RoK Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting held virtually on November 10.
Japan hails ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific ASEAN

Japan hails ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific

Japan highly valued the "ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific” (AOIP), which upholds values such as openness, transparency, inclusiveness, and the rule of law, stated Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the 16th East Asia Summit (EAS), held via video conference on October 27.
Vietnam’s chairmanship helped ASEAN assert centrality in region: Official Politics

Vietnam’s chairmanship helped ASEAN assert centrality in region: Official

In 2020, under Vietnam’s chairmanship and thanks to the joint efforts of member countries, partners, and friends, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) managed to weather challenges, strongly affirm its centrality in the region, and promote its stature and prestige in the world, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Thai Deputy PM speaks highly of Vietnam as ASEAN 2020 Chair ASEAN

Thai Deputy PM speaks highly of Vietnam as ASEAN 2020 Chair

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai talked to Vietnam News Agency correspondents in Bangkok about issues discussed at the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, held virtually from November 12-15, and the role of Vietnam as the ASEAN Chair in 2020.
Switzerland supports ASEAN’s central role World

Switzerland supports ASEAN’s central role

The fourth meeting of the ASEAN-Switzerland Joint Sectoral Cooperation Committee (AS-JSCC) took place at the headquarters of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 29.