ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement ASEAN

ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Officer to ASEAN Ryan Washburn have recently signed a Regional Development Cooperation Agreement (RDCA) between ASEAN and the US. ​
US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN World

US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on September 11 issued a press statement affirming the enduring commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
AMM 53: ASEAN ministerial meetings with US, Canada Politics

AMM 53: ASEAN ministerial meetings with US, Canada

In the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM 53), the ASEAN - US Ministerial Meeting and the ASEAN - Canada Ministerial Meeting were held online on September 10. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh attended and delivered speeches at the two functions.
Foreign leaders congratulate Vietnam on National Day Politics

Foreign leaders congratulate Vietnam on National Day

Leaders of Cambodia, India, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), the US, France, Italy, Canada and Australia have extended their congratulations to the Vietnamese Party and State leaders on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the country’s National Day (September 2, 1945-2020).
US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Sea World

US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 4 held a phone talk with Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan Yusof, during which he reaffirmed Washington’s support for Southeast Asian countries in upholding their sovereign rights against China’s unlawful maritime claims in the East Sea.
US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea World

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.
ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19 Politics

ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 23 affirmed that Vietnam will enhance its cooperation with other countries, including the US, as well as the World Health Organisation and the international community in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
US provides medical supplies for Laos World

US provides medical supplies for Laos

The US government said on February 10 that it had provided health supplies for Laos in the first delivery from a pledge of up to 100 million USD in global assistance to fight the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).