US extends GSP status for Indonesia World

US extends GSP status for Indonesia

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said on November 1 that the country has retained its status as a beneficiary of the US’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) following a recent visit to Jakarta by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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).
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.
Vietnam, US to enhance agricultural cooperation Business

Vietnam, US to enhance agricultural cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc held phone talks with US Under Secretary of Agriculture Ted McKinney in Washington DC on May 6 with a view to promoting agricultural cooperation between the two countries.
Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit World

Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit

The US is considering hosting an APEC summit in January 2020 after Chile dropped plans to stage the event, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on November 7.
Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea World

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea - a coded reference to Chinese vessels harassing Vietnamese ships trying to access key oil rigs.
Vietnam highlights significance of ASEAN – US ties World

Vietnam highlights significance of ASEAN – US ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh shared ASEAN member states’ stance on the significance of the ASEAN – US strategic partnership at the ASEAN – US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand on August 1.
Vietnam treasures relations with US: Deputy PM Politics

Vietnam treasures relations with US: Deputy PM

Vietnam treasures its relations with the US and is ready to discuss measures to deepen the comprehensive partnership on the basis of respecting independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political systems in each nation, said a senior official.