Vietnam, Canada eye stronger comprehensive partnership Politics

Vietnam, Canada eye stronger comprehensive partnership

With the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions eased, the granting of visas should be made more convenient and quick to boost cultural and people-to-people exchanges and enhance friendship between Vietnam and Canada, Ambassador to the country Pham Cao Phong told an event on October 3.
EU, ASEAN to hold summit to develop supply chains World

EU, ASEAN to hold summit to develop supply chains

The European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will hold a summit of national leaders for the first time in December to discuss expanding trade and infrastructure assistance as the EU seeks to strengthen ties with ASEAN.
Vietnam holds special position in US’s Indo-Pacific strategy: diplomat Politics

Vietnam holds special position in US’s Indo-Pacific strategy: diplomat

Vietnam holds a special position in the US’s Indo-Pacific strategy, affirmed Marie C. Damour, outgoing US Consult General to Ho Chi Minh City, as she came to bid farewell to Phan Van Mai, Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, on July 26.
ASEAN, Canada seek ways to foster partnership World

ASEAN, Canada seek ways to foster partnership

Senior officials of ASEAN member countries and Canada sought ways to further foster their partnership at the 19th ASEAN - Canada Dialogue at the SOM head level which was held virtually on June 21.
Shangri-La Dialogue called off due to COVID-19 World

Shangri-La Dialogue called off due to COVID-19

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) on May 20 announced the cancellation of the Shangri-La Dialogue, initially due to take place in person in Singapore on June 4-5, citing the deteriorating global COVID-19 situation.
US, RoK discuss promoting ties with ASEAN     World

US, RoK discuss promoting ties with ASEAN

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US held virtual talks on May 13 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with Southeast Asian countries based on Seoul's New Southern Policy and Washington's Indo-Pacific strategy.