ASEAN prepares for 19th Summit World

ASEAN prepares for 19th Summit

A Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in preparation for the 19 th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in the Indonesian northern province of Sumatra on September 13.
Vietnam wants to tighten relations with UAE Politics

Vietnam wants to tighten relations with UAE

The State and people of Vietnam want to further tighten friendship and cooperation with the United Arab Emirates and then increase ties with Middle East and Arab countries, State President Nguyen Minh Triet said.
Politics

President Triet’s activities in Saudi Arabia

Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet on April 11 delivered a speech at the consultative council of Saudi Arabia - the Ash Shura Council - as part of his three-day visit to the country.
World

ASEAN products to enjoy zero tax in Australia, NZ

Over 12,300 products from ASEAN countries will enjoy a zero tax rate while being exported to Australia and New Zealand after a new agreement between ASEAN and the two countries takes effect later this week.
ASEAN

Malaysia-GCC trade down during January-April

Malaysia's total trade with the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was valued at 8.37 billion Malaysian Ringgits (2.3 billion USD) during January-April this year, down 26.5 percent as compared with the same period in 2008, said Bernama news agency.