Vietnam highlights ASEAN’s efforts to observe child rights ASEAN

Vietnam highlights ASEAN’s efforts to observe child rights

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed the ASEAN’s strong commitments in promoting and ensuring the rights of children in both regional and global scales through dialogue, partnership and cooperation, helping to build a future of peace, stability and prosperity.
RoK to clarify vision for closer ties with ASEAN World

RoK to clarify vision for closer ties with ASEAN

The Republic of Korea (RoK) plans to adopt a monumental statement on its future relations with Southeast Asian countries during an upcoming summit in Busan, Cheong Wa Dae announced November 20.
Philippines to ban e-cigarettes ASEAN

Philippines to ban e-cigarettes

Philippine police on November 20 began enforcing a ban imposed by President Rodrigo Duterte on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs World

RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade agreements (FTAs) with more ASEAN members in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a senior trade official of the RoK.
Vietnam attends int’l charity bazaar in Egypt Society

Vietnam attends int’l charity bazaar in Egypt

The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt participated in an international charity bazaar held by the Diplomats' Spouses Association (ADSA) in Cairo on November 16 to raise fund for poor local women and children.
Indonesia police crack down on terrorism World

Indonesia police crack down on terrorism

Indonesia's counterterrorism Unit Densus 88 recently arrested a suspect alleged to have link with regional and global terrorism network, the local media on November 17 quoted the National Police’s spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying.
ASEAN members bolster trade with Mexican state World

ASEAN members bolster trade with Mexican state

The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15.