Stronger coordination needed to promote ARF activities: official World

Stronger coordination needed to promote ARF activities: official

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung underlined the importance of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and called on other countries to closely coordinate to find ways to further enhance the effectiveness of ARF's activities in the face of emerging challenges.
ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS World

ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has described the 1982 UNCLOS as a “Constitution” of the ocean, as it has created a legal framework for the settlement of maritime challenges in the region, including emerging ones.
AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue ASEAN

AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue

As a non-claimant state, Cambodia aligns itself with the common aspiration that the East Sea remains a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, stated Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.
RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK World

RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has called for Asia-Pacific countries to send a "unified message" for the resumption of dialogue with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), renewing Seoul's resolve to forge ahead with efforts for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents ASEAN

27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents

The 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), as part of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings, has adopted several important documents, including the ARF Hanoi Plan of Action II, setting out cooperation priorities and directions for ARF activities in the 2020-2025 period.
AMM 53, related meetings enter last working day ASEAN

AMM 53, related meetings enter last working day

The 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) entered the last working day on September 12, with important events such as the 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), ASEAN-EU foreign ministers’ meeting, and ASEAN-India foreign ministers’ meeting.
ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official ASEAN

ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official

Over the past 53 years, ASEAN's foreign relations have been expanded towards deeper and more practical orientations, helping to ensure peace, security, stability, cooperation and development for member countries as well as the whole region, and enhancing the grouping’s position in the world, said Phan The Thang, Deputy Head of Information and Data Unit under the ASEAN-Korea Centre.
Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official ASEAN

Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official

Defence cooperation plays a significant role in settling regional security matters, especially in the context of COVID-19, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, said while chairing the ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy Conference (ASPC) in Hanoi on July 8.
Vietnam prioritises defence-security cooperation in ASEAN Regional Forum ASEAN

Vietnam prioritises defence-security cooperation in ASEAN Regional Forum

As Chair of ASEAN, Vietnam attaches great importance and gives top priority to defence-security cooperation channels in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, said at the ARF Defence Officials’ Dialogue Video Conference in Hanoi on July 1.
ASEAN 2020: online meetings save travel, organisations costs Politics

ASEAN 2020: online meetings save travel, organisations costs

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and General Secretary of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee Nguyen Quoc Dung spoke of the organisation of the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit as well as topics to be tabled for discussion at the meeting, during a press conference in Hanoi on June 23.
UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues Politics

UNCLOS – important legal instrument to solve maritime issues

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing UNCLOS in Hanoi on November 13.