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ASEAN, Canada enhance partnership

World

ASEAN, Canada enhance partnership

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Canada have agreed to promote cooperation across three pillars – politics-security, economy, and socio-culture, during the 16th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue at deputy foreign ministerial level.

Vietnam optimises ASEM cooperation to raise its position: official

Politics

Vietnam optimises ASEM cooperation to raise its position: official

Vietnam will make the best use of open opportunities for result-oriented cooperation generated by the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to serve its socio-economic development and improve its position in the international arena, head of the Vietnamese ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Nguyen Minh Hang has said.

Leader starts state visit to Cambodia

Politics

Leader starts state visit to Cambodia

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and a high-level delegation arrived in Phnom Penh on February 25 afternoon to begin a state-level visit to Cambodia at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni.

Vietnamese, Cambodian women promote solidarity, cooperation

Society

Vietnamese, Cambodian women promote solidarity, cooperation

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) organised an exchange in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on February 23 to mark the 40th anniversary of the victory of Vietnam’s southwest border defence war and the fall of the genocidal Pol Pot regime.

Deputy PM urges stronger Vietnam-RoK cooperation

Politics

Deputy PM urges stronger Vietnam-RoK cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has suggested that Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) should promote cooperation in all fields, including defence, security, economy, e-commerce, labour, innovation and creativity towards the target of 100 billion USD in two-way trade by 2020.

Indonesia updates diplomats of ASEAN progress

World

Indonesia updates diplomats of ASEAN progress

Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting on December 11 with diplomats; the ASEAN Secretariat; ambassadors and representatives of permanent delegations at the ASEAN, as well as from ASEAN agencies to update them of the association’s progress as it takes new steps towards a sustainable and people-oriented ASEAN community.

Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path

ASEAN

Symposium seeks orientations for ASEAN future path

Over half a century, ASEAN has brought great benefits to Southeast Asian and Asian-Pacific countries by providing a peaceful and stable environment for development, and an open cooperation space, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.