Vietnamese, Japanese PM hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Japanese PM hold talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his visiting Japanese counterpart Suga Yoshihide agreed on major orientations and measures to further deepen bilateral extensive strategic partnership, during their talks in Hanoi on October 19.
First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually World

First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually

The first Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting was held virtually on September 11 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun (on behalf of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo).
AMM-53, related meetings begin ASEAN

AMM-53, related meetings begin

The 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings are organised in the form of video conference from September 9-12.
Vietnam to hold AMM-53 online from September 9-12 World

Vietnam to hold AMM-53 online from September 9-12

Vietnam will hold the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings via a video conference from September 9-12, said the organising board at an international press conference on September 7.
Lao Ambassador speaks highly of Vietnam’s contributions to ASEAN ASEAN

Lao Ambassador speaks highly of Vietnam’s contributions to ASEAN

Vietnam has played an active role as the Chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 2020, especially in leading the bloc in implementing the ASEAN’s initiatives and priorities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Laos to ASEAN Ekkaphab Phanthavong told Vietnam News Agency’s correspondents in Jakarta.
EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification Politics

EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the State President’s proposal to the National Assembly for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at the opening sitting of the 14th National Assembly’s ninth session on May 20.
Summits enable ASEAN leaders to affirm determination to build community ASEAN

Summits enable ASEAN leaders to affirm determination to build community

Head of the Foreign Ministry’s ASEAN Department Vu Ho has said the Special ASEAN Summit and Special ASEAN+3 Summit on COVID-19 Response, to be held online for the first time on April 14, will enable ASEAN leaders to affirm their determination to build a cohesive and responsive community.
Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment ASEAN

Trade facilitation to promote ASEAN investment

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) proposed initiatives to promote ASEAN investment through trade facilitation at the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and ABAC Consultation in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang on March 10.