ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary ASEAN

ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Secretariat held a virtual ceremony on August 8 to mark the bloc’s 53rd founding anniversary under the theme “ASEAN 53: A Cohesive Journey to Recovery”.
ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19 Politics

ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 23 affirmed that Vietnam will enhance its cooperation with other countries, including the US, as well as the World Health Organisation and the international community in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Special summits to strengthen ASEAN, partners’ ties in COVID-19 fight World

Special summits to strengthen ASEAN, partners’ ties in COVID-19 fight

Leaders of the ASEAN nations and the partner countries of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ASEAN+3) will discuss measures and initiatives during online special summits on April 14 aimed at further enhancing cooperation in the COVID-19 fight and ensuring that the region’s dynamic and sustainable development continues in the long term.
Vietnam joins hands with ASEAN battle against COVID-19 Health

Vietnam joins hands with ASEAN battle against COVID-19

All member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have recorded COVID-19 infections. In the face of the pandemic’s complex developments, Vietnam, in its capacity as ASEAN Chair in 2020, has been actively promoting the bloc’s common efforts and cooperating with partners in the fight against the disease.
ASEAN, China enhance cooperation in response to COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN, China enhance cooperation in response to COVID-19

A special meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) and a special conference of ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers on cooperation in responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) took place in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20.
ASEAN Chairman issues statement on responding to COVID-19 Politics

ASEAN Chairman issues statement on responding to COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, as Chairman of ASEAN in 2020, issued a statement on ASEAN’s joint response to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in the face of complicated development of the epidemic.
PM concludes trip to RoK for summits, official visit Politics

PM concludes trip to RoK for summits, official visit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived back in Hanoi on late November 28, ending his trip to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit, first the Mekong-RoK Summit, and an official visit to the RoK at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in.
PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations Politics

PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership Politics

NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) actively supports the regional grouping’s efforts in realizing and associating the ASEAN Vision 2025 with the UN Agenda 2030 on sustainable development, as well as ASEAN’s initiatives in strengthening regional connectivity, especially in environmental protection, climate change response and reduction of plastic waste and ocean debris.