East Sea code of conduct to be discussed at ASEAN meeting World

East Sea code of conduct to be discussed at ASEAN meeting

ASEAN senior officials have proposed the Code of Conduct in the East Sea be discussed at the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) in August, announced Secretary General of the Malaysian Foreign Ministry Othman Hashim on June 8.
US, ASEAN explore joint humanitarian operations ASEAN

US, ASEAN explore joint humanitarian operations

Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh on April 2 joined his US and ASEAN counterparts for a discussion on post-disaster recovery and humanitarian assistance, as part of the ongoing US–ASEAN defence forum in Honolulu, Hawaii.
UNESCO envoy to visit Cambodia, Thailand World

UNESCO envoy to visit Cambodia, Thailand

Koichiro Matsuura, the UNESCO Director-General’s special envoy on the Preah Vihear Temple, will travel to Bangkok and Phnom Penh between Feb. 25 and Mar. 1 to discuss the safeguarding of the World Heritage site with Thai and Cambodian prime ministers.
Cambodia, Thailand to attend ASEAN meeting World

Cambodia, Thailand to attend ASEAN meeting

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to attend a meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in Jakarta on February 22 to discuss ways of solving the border issue between the two Southeast Asian neighbours.
Politics

EU praises Vietnam’ role in ASEAN

The Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, head of the EU delegation affirmed Vietnam’s positive role in ASEAN integration process, on his visit to Hanoi to attend ASEAN meeting on July 22-23.
State President active in APEC 2009 Politics

State President active in APEC 2009

Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet joined leaders and representatives of the 21 APEC economies at the first retreat session of the 17th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (AELM) held in Singapore on Nov. 14.
ASEAN

Thailand well-prepped for ASEAN meeting

Thailand is ready to host the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ministerial meeting this week in Phuket so that it will run smoothly, with tight security measures, Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya reaffirmed on July 15.