Conference seeks to enhance productivity in ASEAN ASEAN

Conference seeks to enhance productivity in ASEAN

A three-day conference on ASEAN-APO cooperation in enhancing productivity opened in Hanoi on December 9 to raise mutual understanding between ASEAN and the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), towards fulfilling the United Nations sustainable development goals.
ASEAN defence ministers gather at 14th meeting World

ASEAN defence ministers gather at 14th meeting

The 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-14) took place via videoconference on December 9 under the chair of the Vietnamese Minister of National Defence, Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich.
ASEAN wishes to foster cooperation with US: PM Phuc ASEAN

ASEAN wishes to foster cooperation with US: PM Phuc

ASEAN wishes to enhance effective cooperation and close coordination with the international community and partners, including the US, in order to promptly and effectively cope with emerging challenges, including the COVID-19, thus maintaining a stable environment for countries to develop sustainably.
Webinar strengthens post-COVID-19 Mekong-Ganga Cooperation World

Webinar strengthens post-COVID-19 Mekong-Ganga Cooperation

An international webinar on "20 Years of Mekong-Ganga Cooperation" took place in New Delhi, India on November 5-6 to review the achievements of the MCG Cooperation in the past two decades and build a strategy to strengthen this initiative in the next 10 years, especially the post-COVID-19 period.
ASEAN reviews intra-bloc finance cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN reviews intra-bloc finance cooperation

Finance ministers from ASEAN countries and representatives of international organisations looked into the regional financial situation and development issues during the 24th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting held online on October 2.
UN should nurture multilateral cooperation initiatives: Vietnamese leader Politics

UN should nurture multilateral cooperation initiatives: Vietnamese leader

The UN must serve as the “incubator” for multilateral cooperation initiatives for peace, development and prosperity, stated Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong in his first-ever remarks sent to the High-level General Debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25 (Vietnamese time).
Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific World

Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen and his US counterpart Mark Esper discussed various regional security issues, including the East Sea, counterterrorism, and the importance of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific, during their virtual meeting on August 31.