Southeast Asian nations promote sub-region tourism ASEAN

Southeast Asian nations promote sub-region tourism

The 6th meeting of tourism ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) in Cambodia on November 3 adopted a three-year action programme on tourism cooperation which further focuses on promoting the realization of 'Four Countries, One Destination”. ​
ASEAN founding anniversary celebrated in Argentina, Mexico ASEAN

ASEAN founding anniversary celebrated in Argentina, Mexico

The embassies of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in Argentina, including Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, in coordination with the Foreign Ministry of the host country, held a ceremony to mark the 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN on August 8.
Thailand: Road accidents claim 278 lives during Songkran festival World

Thailand: Road accidents claim 278 lives during Songkran festival

There were 1,917 traffic accidents in Thailand, killing 278 people and injuring1,869 others, during the seven days of the government's road safety campaign for the Songkran festival from April 11 to 17, Nirat Pongsitthithaworn, the country’s deputy interior permanent secretary, said on April 18.
ASEAN special envoy plans to visit Myanmar in March ASEAN

ASEAN special envoy plans to visit Myanmar in March

Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Shokhonn on February 17 said that he has planned to visit Myanmar in March as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Special Envoy.
ASEAN foreign ministers concerned over nuclear weapon threat ASEAN

ASEAN foreign ministers concerned over nuclear weapon threat

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries on February 17 issued a statement showing their concern over the existential threat facing humanity posed by the existence and modernisation of nuclear weapons, highlighting that the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only way to guarantee against their use and threat of use.
Russia wants to strengthen relations with ASEAN members, deepen ties with Vietnam World

Russia wants to strengthen relations with ASEAN members, deepen ties with Vietnam

Russia sees good prospect in further deepening the win-win partnership with all members of the Association Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including Vietnam, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a written reply to queries by Vietnam News Agency's correspondents on the country's diplomatic orientations in 2022.
Southeast Asian nations post increasing COVID-19 cases World

Southeast Asian nations post increasing COVID-19 cases

The Lao Ministry of Health on January 5 confirmed additional 836 COVID-19 cases and eight more fatalities over the last 24 hours, lifting the country’s total infections and deaths to 14,787 and 409, respectively.
ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to settle difficulties in customs procedures for more effective implementation of their free trade agreement (FTA), according to the RoK’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue ASEAN

Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue

Vietnam has highlighted the role played by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in seeking a peaceful solution to the Myanmar issue during a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on November 8 to listen to a report by Erywan Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei and ASEAN Special Envoy for Myanmar, on the block’s efforts regarding the Myanmar situation.