EU to focus on deepening economic ties with ASEAN: diplomat ASEAN

EU to focus on deepening economic ties with ASEAN: diplomat

Strengthening the connectivity between the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and deepening the bilateral economic ties will be one of the priorities of the 27-member union this year, according to EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans.
ASEAN founding anniversary celebrated in Argentina, Mexico ASEAN

ASEAN founding anniversary celebrated in Argentina, Mexico

The embassies of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in Argentina, including Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, in coordination with the Foreign Ministry of the host country, held a ceremony to mark the 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN on August 8.
Thailand: Road accidents claim 278 lives during Songkran festival World

Thailand: Road accidents claim 278 lives during Songkran festival

There were 1,917 traffic accidents in Thailand, killing 278 people and injuring1,869 others, during the seven days of the government's road safety campaign for the Songkran festival from April 11 to 17, Nirat Pongsitthithaworn, the country’s deputy interior permanent secretary, said on April 18.
ASEAN special envoy plans to visit Myanmar in March ASEAN

ASEAN special envoy plans to visit Myanmar in March

Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Shokhonn on February 17 said that he has planned to visit Myanmar in March as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Special Envoy.
ASEAN foreign ministers concerned over nuclear weapon threat ASEAN

ASEAN foreign ministers concerned over nuclear weapon threat

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries on February 17 issued a statement showing their concern over the existential threat facing humanity posed by the existence and modernisation of nuclear weapons, highlighting that the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only way to guarantee against their use and threat of use.
ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to settle difficulties in customs procedures for more effective implementation of their free trade agreement (FTA), according to the RoK’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue ASEAN

Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue

Vietnam has highlighted the role played by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in seeking a peaceful solution to the Myanmar issue during a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on November 8 to listen to a report by Erywan Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei and ASEAN Special Envoy for Myanmar, on the block’s efforts regarding the Myanmar situation.
ASEAN marks 54th founding anniversary World

ASEAN marks 54th founding anniversary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated its 54th founding anniversary on August 8, highlighting Brunei’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year’s theme of “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper”.
54th founding anniversary of ASEAN: Gold tested in fire ASEAN

54th founding anniversary of ASEAN: Gold tested in fire

Through ups and downs of the world over the past more than five decades, the role and mettle of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been reinforced and sharpened, making the bloc more completed and become stronger, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has stressed in an article on the occasion of the association’s 54th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967-2021).
ASEAN, Canada hold 18th annual dialogue ASEAN

ASEAN, Canada hold 18th annual dialogue

The 18th dialogue between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada took place virtually on July 13, focusing on sketching out orientations for cooperation between the two sides, discussing regional and international issues of mutual concern, and preparing for the ASEAN-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in this August.
ASEAN, Russia look to further deepen strategic partnership World

ASEAN, Russia look to further deepen strategic partnership

2021 is considered an important time for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Russia to review their achievements in cooperation and determine related goals in the time to come, towards further deepening the strategic partnership.