ASEAN summit: Malaysia concerns about situation in East Sea World

ASEAN summit: Malaysia concerns about situation in East Sea

Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said his country was concerned about the presence of Chinese coast guard vessels in its waters, while attending the 20th ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting in Thailand on November 2 as part of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.
Chinese Premier meets Singaporean Prime Minister World

Chinese Premier meets Singaporean Prime Minister

The bilateral cooperation between China and Singapore in various fields has seen steady progresses, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during their meeting in Beijing on April 29.
ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues ASEAN

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat 2019 opened in Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai on January 18 with a focus on various issues related to intra-bloc cooperation, the process of building the ASEAN Community towards sustainable growth, as well as the current regional and global situation.
12th ASEM Summit concludes World

12th ASEM Summit concludes

The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit concluded in Brussels, Belgium on October 19 with the release of a President's Statement.
AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength World

AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) ended on August 2 in Singapore with a Joint Communiqué urging the bloc to strengthen its internal strength through increasing intra-bloc trade and investment and regional economic connectivity.
Singaporean Prime Minister visits US World

Singaporean Prime Minister visits US

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began his six-day visit to the US on October 21, aiming to strengthen the bilateral partnership, according to Singapore media.
Party chief meets with Myanmar State Counsellor Politics

Party chief meets with Myanmar State Counsellor

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi exchanged major orientations to boost cooperation between the two countries in the time ahead during their meeting in Naypyidaw on August 25.
ASEAN needs Code of Conduct in East Sea soon: Spokeswoman Politics

ASEAN needs Code of Conduct in East Sea soon: Spokeswoman

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) always supports the early approval of an effective and legally-binding Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on August 3.
PM pledges actions to build facilitating Government to voters Politics

PM pledges actions to build facilitating Government to voters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that not only the central government but also grassroots administrations must take actions to build a transparent and facilitating Government while meeting with voters in the northern port city of Hai Phong on June 26.
Vietnam proposes ASEAN, China operate hotline solving problem at sea Politics

Vietnam proposes ASEAN, China operate hotline solving problem at sea

Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam has emphasised the need for ASEAN and China to implement the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea and operate a diplomatic hotline to settle problems at sea in an effective manner as part of measures to avoid collision at sea.
President welcomes New Zealand Prime Minister Politics

President welcomes New Zealand Prime Minister

President Truong Tan Sang expressed his delight at bilateral cooperation in all sectors between Vietnam and New Zealand during his reception for visiting NZ PM John Key in Hanoi on November 16.