Cambodia, UK discuss climate plan World

Cambodia, UK discuss climate plan

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Cambodian Minister of Environment Say Sam Al discussed Cambodia’s climate plan before the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) and common priorities towards carbon emission neutralisation, forest regeneration, biodiversity and illegal wildlife prevention during their meeting on June 23.
ASEAN Dhaka Committee presents medical supplies to Bangladesh ASEAN

ASEAN Dhaka Committee presents medical supplies to Bangladesh

The ASEAN Dhaka Committee (ADC), including eight representative agencies of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, on July 29 donated medical supplies to Bangladesh in support of its fight against COVID-19.
Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food World

Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food

Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin said on January 9 that the Philippines has lifted restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster due to a lower risk of radioactive contamination.
UK eyes new trade opportunities with ASEAN World

UK eyes new trade opportunities with ASEAN

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab travelled to Thailand on July 31 to attend a meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in Bangkok to seek new trade opportunities and stronger diplomatic ties ahead of the country’s exit from the European Union (Brexit).
Seminar in India talks East Sea issue World

Seminar in India talks East Sea issue

The Society for Indian Ocean Studies held a seminar on the East Sea in New Delhi, India on July 12, to mark three years since the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) announced a ruling in favour of the Philippines in its lawsuit against China regarding the East Sea disputes.
Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Philippine foreign ministers hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh welcomed the first official visit to Vietnam by Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Lopez Locsin during their talks in Hanoi on July 8, believing that the visit will help strengthen bilateral strategic partnership.
Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen Politics

Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen

Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Teodoro Locsin expressed thanks to Vietnam for saving 22 crewmembers aboard a fishing vessel in distress in the East Sea during a recent ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in New York.
UK Foreign Secretary visits Thailand World

UK Foreign Secretary visits Thailand

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Thai PM and other officials in Bangkok on February 12, discussing neighbouring Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya issue and Thailand’s plan for elections.
UK Foreign Secretary visits HCM City Politics

UK Foreign Secretary visits HCM City

The UK wishes to work with Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities to study their major development plans and set up ties with the locality in specific areas, said UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.