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ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

World

ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the ASEAN’s goal of raising the share of renewable energy to 23 percent of all energy sources by 2025.

Vietnam, China beef up defence ties

Politics

Vietnam, China beef up defence ties

A high-ranking Vietnamese military delegation led by Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich paid an official visit to China from October 26-28 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Sen. Lieut. Gen. Wei Fenghe.

ASEAN, China conclude maritime drill

World

ASEAN, China conclude maritime drill

Naval forces from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China concluded a joint maritime drill in Zhanjiang city, Guangdong province, southern China, on October 27.

Vietnam calls for full, effective implementation of DOC

Politics

Vietnam calls for full, effective implementation of DOC

Vietnam always calls on all concerned parties to avoid militarisation, restrain, implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) fully and effectively, and build a practical and effective Code of Conduct in the East Sea, a Vietnamese diplomat has said.