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ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

World

ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) affirmed the commitment to enhancing bilateral comprehensive cooperation at the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on January 21.

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues

ASEAN

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat 2019 opened in Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai on January 18 with a focus on various issues related to intra-bloc cooperation, the process of building the ASEAN Community towards sustainable growth, as well as the current regional and global situation.

Union asked to foster connection between Party, State and farmers

Society

Union asked to foster connection between Party, State and farmers

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 12 requested the Vietnamese Farmers’ Union (VFU) to better perform its role in connecting the Party and State with farmers, protecting the legitimate rights and interests of farmers, and proposing policies for agriculture, farmer and rural development.

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.

Vietnamese, Cambodian Deputy PMs hold talks

Politics

Vietnamese, Cambodian Deputy PMs hold talks

Deputy PM and FM Pham Binh Minh and Deputy PM and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia Prak Sokhonn renewed the efforts to unceasingly cement and deepen the comprehensive cooperation and friendly neighbourliness between the two countries in the new situation.

Vietnam, India issue joint statement

Politics

Vietnam, India issue joint statement

Vietnam and India have issued a joint statement on the State visit to Vietnam from November 18-20 by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and his spouse at the invitation of President Nguyen Phu Trong.