ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation World

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea World

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea - a coded reference to Chinese vessels harassing Vietnamese ships trying to access key oil rigs.
Foreign minister holds bilateral meetings Politics

Foreign minister holds bilateral meetings

On the sidelines of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings in Bangkok, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings.
Vietnam active at multilateral, bilateral meetings within AMM-52 Politics

Vietnam active at multilateral, bilateral meetings within AMM-52

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the ASEAN-New Zealand Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on July 31 in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) and related meetings.
Vietnam, Japan agree to expand economic bond Business

Vietnam, Japan agree to expand economic bond

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono held talks and co-chaired the 11th meeting of the Vietnam-Japan Cooperation Committee on May 30 in Tokyo.
Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan World

Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan

The 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, sponsored by Nikkei Inc., opened in Tokyo on May 30, with the theme of “Seeking a new global order-Overcoming the chaos”.
US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes World

US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes

The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US had phone talks on March 1, discussing the results of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un which ended in Hanoi a day earlier without an agreement.
APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment World

APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on November 15 adopted new guidelines on the quality of infrastructure development and investment, with all 21 economies agreeing to take into consideration recipients’ ability to pay back loans for such funding.
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with many foreign officials from members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.