ASEAN promotes regional connectivity projects  ASEAN

ASEAN promotes regional connectivity projects

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador - Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN Nguyen Hai Bang attended the 68th Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force meeting and the 12th consultation between the IAI Task Force and ASEAN partners in Jakarta from September 22-23.
Deputy PM talks with US business community Business

Deputy PM talks with US business community

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 22 met representatives from the US Chamber of Commerce, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) and US firms operating in many different areas in New York.
ASEAN officials discuss measures to strengthen cooperation World

ASEAN officials discuss measures to strengthen cooperation

An informal ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting (IAMM) took place at the UN headquarters in New York on September 22 to discuss cooperation within the bloc and coordination in member countries’ candidacies for membership of UN bodies and international organisations.
First ASEAN-EU Cultural Festival underway World

First ASEAN-EU Cultural Festival underway

The first edition of the ASEAN-EU Cultural Festival is being held both offline and online in Jakarta, Bangkok and Phnom Penh from September 19 – 25 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the ASEAN-EU relations.
Intra-ASEAN power trade deal records positive outcomes ASEAN

Intra-ASEAN power trade deal records positive outcomes

The Laos - Thailand - Malaysia - Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP) has been officially approved by governments of the ASEAN member countries involved in the ASEAN Vision 2020, opening up prospects of establishing an intra-bloc power grid system.
ASEAN tourism promoted on RoK’s Jeju island ASEAN

ASEAN tourism promoted on RoK’s Jeju island

Authorities in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Jeju province together with the ASEAN-Korea Centre started a campaign to promote the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s tourism sector on its popular Jeju island in mid-September.
Vietnam makes active contributions to AEM-54, related meetings Politics

Vietnam makes active contributions to AEM-54, related meetings

The Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien contributed constructive ideas to strengthen economic cooperation among ASEAN member states and between them with their partners at the 54th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-54) and related meetings in Cambodia last week.
Vietnam a premier partner in Indian technical-economic programme: Indian Ambassador Sci-Tech

Vietnam a premier partner in Indian technical-economic programme: Indian Ambassador

Vietnam is one of the premier partners in the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. India’s development cooperation and capacity building efforts with Vietnam are also in line with the important place that Vietnam occupies in India’s Act East Policy and Indo Pacific Vision, according to Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma.
ASEAN seeks stronger economic partnerships with RoK, Russia ASEAN

ASEAN seeks stronger economic partnerships with RoK, Russia

Economic ministers of ASEAN countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) discussed the directions of negotiations for the upgrade of the ASEAN-Korea Free Trade Agreement (AKFTA) during their consultation meeting in Siam Reap, Cambodia, on September 16 within the framework of the 54th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-54).