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RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

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RCEP expected to be finalised by year-end: ASEAN chief

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his optimism over the likelihood that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) between 10 ASEAN member countries and six partners will be finalised by the end of the year.

ASEAN Summit: APSC-19, ACC-23 held in Bangkok

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ASEAN Summit: APSC-19, ACC-23 held in Bangkok

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and other ASEAN ministers attended the 19th ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC-19) Council Meeting and the 23rd Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC-23) on June 22 in Bangkok as part of the 34th ASEAN Summit.

ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion

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ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion

ASEAN economic ministers gathered at the 25th ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat (AEM Retreat) in Phuket, Thailand on April 23 to discuss the conclusion of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the end of this year, as well as the completion of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW).

Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

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Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

Vietnam actively contributed to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which will serve as the foundation for the country to perform the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, said Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

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PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

PM attends 2nd RCEP leaders’ meeting

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PM attends 2nd RCEP leaders’ meeting

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) needs to be in the form of a cooperation framework that fosters trade and investment, rendering common prosperity for the region.

ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

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ASEAN, Northeast Asian partners to boost economic linkages

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Northeast Asian partners - China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - have reaffirmed commitments to promoting cooperation and economic integration to build a free and open East Asia region amid growing protectionism.

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

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ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).