Party leader talks US-Vietnam relations at CSIS Politics

Party leader talks US-Vietnam relations at CSIS

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong delivered a speech titled “US-Vietnam relations in a changing world” at the Washington D.C.-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on July 8 (local time).
World

Indonesia: Opposition party wins legislative election

The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) - the main opposition party in Indonesia - came first in the country’s legislative election, which concluded on April 9, with around 19 percent of the vote.
ASEAN

Low use of ASEAN FTAs by regional SMEs

ASEAN-led free trade agreements (FTAs) have been generally underused by the region’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) although there are currently 92 FTAs involving the association and its member states (AMSs).
President Sang delivers speech at US centre Politics

President Sang delivers speech at US centre

President Truong Tan Sang highlighted the Vietnam-US relationship in a dynamic and prosperous Asia Pacific in his remarks delivered at the Centre of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on July 25 during his official visit to the US.
Politics

President meets US Senate leader

President Truong Tan Sang on July 25 met the President pro-tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy, as part of his visit to the US at the invitation of President Barack Obama.
World

Int’l conference on marine security in SE Asia

An international conference on marine security in Southeast Asia was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 30 with the participation of scholars, analysts and defence experts from the US, the UK, New Zealand, Japan, India, China and the ASEAN member countries.
Politics

US senators condemn China’s actions in East Sea

Two United States senators on June 13 introduced a resolution condemning the repeated use of force by China in the East Sea on May 26 and June 9 and causing damage to Vietnamese exploration ships operating within Vietnam ’s 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone.