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ASEAN Summits

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.

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

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Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14.

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

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Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Singapore

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Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM, attended the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (ASEAN SOM) which opened on February 5 in Singapore to prepare contents for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat).

Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Philippines

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Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Philippines

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy FM Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM, attended ASEAN SOM in Boracay, the Philippines, to prepare contents for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat.

 Lao party chief calls for army modernisation

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Lao party chief calls for army modernisation

Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith has called for modernisation and capacity improvement of the Lao People’s Army and encouraged military personnel to ensure political stability and national security for socio-economic development.

28th, 29th ASEAN Summits wrap up

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28th, 29th ASEAN Summits wrap up

Leaders of ASEAN countries and the bloc’s partners participated in the closing ceremony of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and related meetings in Vientiane on September 8 afternoon.