Thai PM lays stress on defence spending World

Thai PM lays stress on defence spending

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed that the Defence Ministry must reserve a budget of 70-80 billion THB (2.3-2.6 billion USD) for buying munitions and vehicles for defensive purposes.
Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors World

Indonesia’s next year budget to focus on five sectors

Indonesia’s House of Representative passed the 2020 state budget on September 24, focusing on five prioritised fields, to avoid an economic downturn amid a risk of recession in developed economies and a global trade war.
NA Chairwoman concludes Thailand trip Politics

NA Chairwoman concludes Thailand trip

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her entourage arrived in Hanoi on August 29 afternoon, concluding her trip to attend the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) and pay an official visit to Thailand.
Vietnam to work hard for successful AIPA 41 next year: NA Chairwoman Politics

Vietnam to work hard for successful AIPA 41 next year: NA Chairwoman

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai co-chaired a press conference, following the closing ceremony of the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) in Bangkok on August 29.
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.
Morocco asks AIPA for observer status World

Morocco asks AIPA for observer status

Speaker of the House of Representatives of Morocco Habib El Malki on August 26 officially called on the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) to grant Morocco an observer status within the body, according to local media.
NA invites young Japanese parliamentarians to visit in January Politics

NA invites young Japanese parliamentarians to visit in January

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) wants to invite young Japanese parliamentarians to visit Vietnam in January to enhance relations between the legislative bodies of the two countries, President of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group Pham Minh Chinh said on August 26.
40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand World

40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand

The 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) themed “Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community” kicked off in Bangkok on August 26.
Party leader, President sends congratulations to AIPA 40 Chair Politics

Party leader, President sends congratulations to AIPA 40 Chair

As the 40th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) officially opened in Bangkok, Thailand, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent congratulations to Chair of AIPA 40 and Speaker of the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai.
NA Chairwoman arrives in Bangkok for AIPA 40, Thailand visit Politics

NA Chairwoman arrives in Bangkok for AIPA 40, Thailand visit

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on August 25 afternoon arrived in Bangkok at the start of her trip to Thailand to attend the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) and to pay an official visit to the host country from August 25-30.
NA Chairwoman heads to AIPA General Assembly Politics

NA Chairwoman heads to AIPA General Assembly

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on August 25 started her trip to attend the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) in Thailand and to pay an official visit to the host country from August 25-30.
Thai House Speaker assures envoys of readiness for AIPA summit World

Thai House Speaker assures envoys of readiness for AIPA summit

The Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand, Chuan Leekpai, has addressed envoys from the ASEAN Parliament, assuring them that security measures are in place for the 40th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), which will take place later this month.
Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020     World

Indonesia focuses budget on numerous fields in 2020

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on August 5 chaired a plenary cabinet meeting to discuss the draft 2020 state budget and its financial notes, during which he affirmed that the budget will prioritise the promotion of human resources through education, healthcare and training.