ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development ASEAN

ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging and playing a central role in the region, thus looking to converge Mekong sub-regional cooperation with its development goals, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Vietnam.
US finance corporation sees Vietnam as priority partner Business

US finance corporation sees Vietnam as priority partner

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) always attaches a great importance to and considers Vietnam a preferred partner in US cooperative projects, CEO of the DFC Adam Boehler told Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc.
Thailand helps Myanmar develop infrastructure World

Thailand helps Myanmar develop infrastructure

The Thai Cabinet has approved a preferential loan worth 777 million THB (over 25.76 million USD) under a 30-year contract for Myanmar for infrastructure development in Myawaddy city.
Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam values strategic partnership with Thailand: NA leader Politics

Vietnam values strategic partnership with Thailand: NA leader

Vietnam always attaches great importance to the reinforcement and development of the strategic partnership with Thailand, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said during talks with Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai in Bangkok on August 27.
ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns Business

ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns

Agreements for the Second Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project were signed on August 15 between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Vietnam highlights significance of ASEAN – US ties World

Vietnam highlights significance of ASEAN – US ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh shared ASEAN member states’ stance on the significance of the ASEAN – US strategic partnership at the ASEAN – US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand on August 1.
Vietnam, Laos continue to foster multifaceted cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos continue to foster multifaceted cooperation

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone have agreed to continue giving top priority to promoting the sustainable development of bilateral cooperation, and promised to do their best for the effort.
PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit Politics

PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.