Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year ASEAN

Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year

Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 has officially concluded, with the country successfully leading the association through a challenging year and continuing to promote its role in the region and seize new opportunities.
Vietnam, China co-chair 18th East Asia Forum World

Vietnam, China co-chair 18th East Asia Forum

Vietnam and China co-chaired the 18th East Asia Forum which was held via video conference on December 10 under the theme of “Strengthening the ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation for Economic and Financial Resilience in the face of Emerging Challenges”.
37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador ASEAN

37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings concluded on a high note, showing the wider region and the world that the COVID-19 pandemic could neither derail ASEAN’s commitments nor delay its plans, affirmed Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Thailand to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana.
ASEAN Plus Three countries promote inter-bank cooperation Business

ASEAN Plus Three countries promote inter-bank cooperation

Government-sponsored development banks of Japan, China and the Republic of Korea signed an agreement with major financial institutions in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to boost inter-bank cooperation during the ASEAN Plus Three Summit held virtually on November 14.
ASEAN Plus Three vow to beef up cooperation amidst COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN Plus Three vow to beef up cooperation amidst COVID-19

Leaders from ASEAN member countries, and the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan and China shared the view on the need to enhance their cooperation in the COVID-19 fight and economic recovery, during the 23rd ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit held online on November 14.
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.
Modern Diplomacy hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020 ASEAN

Modern Diplomacy hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020

Modern Diplomacy, an invaluable platform for assessing and evaluating complex international issues, on November 10 ran an article giving an assessment of Vietnam’s performance as ASEAN 2020 Chair and the significance of the 37th ASEAN Summit for the region amid current challenges.
Vietnam, Japan discuss COVID-19 fight, economic cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Japan discuss COVID-19 fight, economic cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on June 1 had phone talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to discuss collaboration in COVID-19 prevention and control, as well as measures to promote exchange and economic cooperation between the two countries in the coming time.
Regional solidarity key to cope with COVID-19: experts ASEAN

Regional solidarity key to cope with COVID-19: experts

Regional solidarity among ASEAN members is key to effective COVID-19 response, said Nehginpao Kipgen - Executive Director at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) - and Aakriti Bansal, a research assistant at the centre, in a recent article posted on Thailand’s Bangkok Post.