ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19 World

ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Dialogue on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic opened on October 12 in the form of video conference, bringing together nearly 130 delegates from 41 ASEM member countries and seven international and regional organisations.
Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan and head of the External Affairs Commission of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Sounthone Sayachak held online talks on August 28.
NA Chairwoman meets with Cambodian NA President Politics

NA Chairwoman meets with Cambodian NA President

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a meeting in Hanoi on August 15 with President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin who is in Vietnam for the national mourning of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.
Top leaders of Vietnam, Laos hold phone talks Politics

Top leaders of Vietnam, Laos hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong discussed Vietnam-Laos relations over the phone with his counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith on August 13, calling for continued coordination in the COVID-19 fight.
Cambodia postpones ASEM 13 to mid-2021 due to COVID-19 World

Cambodia postpones ASEM 13 to mid-2021 due to COVID-19

Cambodia, the host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM 13), has decided to postpone the meeting, initially scheduled for November 16 – 17 in Phnom Penh, to mid-2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a foreign ministry's press statement.
Cambodia expects to draw more investment from RoK World

Cambodia expects to draw more investment from RoK

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on February 4 that Cambodia hopes to attract more investment from the Republic of Korea (RoK) by taking advantage of a double taxation avoidance agreement between the two countries.
Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved Business

Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved

The European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) on January 21 approved a resolution asking for the European Parliament (EP)’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan Society

ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan

The 13th ASEM Customs Directors-General/Commissioners’ Meeting ended on October 10 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, with the approval of the ASEM customs action plan for 2020-21.