Malaysia seizes over 26 million USD worth of crystal meth World

Malaysia seizes over 26 million USD worth of crystal meth

More than two tonnes of crystal methamphetamine worth 26.2 million USD was recently seized from a boat off Malaysia’s west coast, the largest-ever haul of the drug in the country, Malaysia’s maritime agency said on December 13.
Vietnam, China co-chair 18th East Asia Forum World

Vietnam, China co-chair 18th East Asia Forum

Vietnam and China co-chaired the 18th East Asia Forum which was held via video conference on December 10 under the theme of “Strengthening the ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation for Economic and Financial Resilience in the face of Emerging Challenges”.
Cambodia issues press release on ASEAN meetings World

Cambodia issues press release on ASEAN meetings

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) issued a press release on the outcomes of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), the 22nd ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting, and the 28th ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting, held via teleconferences on November 12.
Vietnam performs well as ASEAN Chair 2020: Singaporean expert ASEAN

Vietnam performs well as ASEAN Chair 2020: Singaporean expert

Vietnam has performed remarkably well as Chair of ASEAN in the face of all the obstacles and hurdles, said Choi Shing Kwok, Director of Singapore’s ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and head of the ASEAN Studies Centre under ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.​
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting held online Politics

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting held online

The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting was held online on November 9. According to agenda, several meetings were scheduled to take place on the same day such as the 5th meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies, a preparatory meeting of the RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee, and a preparatory meeting of ASEAN senior economic officials.
Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19 ASEAN

Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19

Senior experts from the East Asia Summit (EAS) have gathered at an online meeting to discuss cooperation orientations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, co-chaired by Vietnam, as the Chair of ASEAN and EAS 2020, and Indonesia as the Chair of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development (SOMHD).
Fourth meeting of ACC Working Group on Public Health Emergencies ASEAN

Fourth meeting of ACC Working Group on Public Health Emergencies

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the ASEAN SOM of Vietnam, the ASEAN Chair 2020, chaired the fourth meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) on October 14 via a video conference.
ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19 World

ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Dialogue on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic opened on October 12 in the form of video conference, bringing together nearly 130 delegates from 41 ASEM member countries and seven international and regional organisations.