ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador Politics

Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An has affirmed that Vietnam, as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, supports stronger collaboration between ASEAN And the UK across trade and investment, as well as cooperation for peace, security and development.
Tet gathering held for diplomatic corps in Hanoi Politics

Tet gathering held for diplomatic corps in Hanoi

The Foreign Ministry, in coordination with the Hanoi People’s Committee, held a gathering on the occasion of the Vietnamese traditional New Year for the diplomatic corps in the capital city on January 14.
ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced Society

ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism officially announced the official logo of the ASEAN Year 2020 at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.
Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions Politics

Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent out a message on the occasion of Vietnam’s assumption of the roles of the ASEAN Chair 2020 and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020 – 2021 tenure. Following is a translation of his message:
ASEAN to move forward with Vietnam as Chair Politics

ASEAN to move forward with Vietnam as Chair

Vietnam will promote the role and contribution of ASEAN to maintaining peace, security and stability in the region on the basis of strengthening the bloc’s unity during the year it chairs the ASEAN in 2020, according to a Vietnamese diplomat.