EAS remains forum for key regional issues World

EAS remains forum for key regional issues

The East Asia Summit (EAS) continued to be a forum for regional leaders to exchange views on and talk issues of strategic importance relating to regional peace, security and development.
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Vietnam proactive in ASEAN Social Community

The activities of the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community (ASCC) in 2010 have distinctly reflected Vietnam’s role in orienting priorities for the Community and formulating a roadmap to implement these priorities with regard to ASEAN member countries’ benefits and interests.
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EAS to involve Russia, US from 2011

The fifth East Asia Summit (EAS), which convened in Hanoi on Oct. 30, decided to officially invite Russia and the United States to participate in the EAS from 2011, as part of its expansion plan.
ASEM looks to establish strategic partnership Politics

ASEM looks to establish strategic partnership

Themed “Quality of life”, the 8th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 8) marks a milestone in efforts to step up cooperation between Asia and Europe to make it a more effective partnership in the 21st century.
Vietnam pledges to wipe out bird flu Society

Vietnam pledges to wipe out bird flu

Vietnam will continue its efforts and cooperation with the international community to prevent and respond to the H5N1 flu and strive to stamp out the lethal virus in the next 2-3 years.