New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020 ASEAN

New Zealand lauds Vietnam’s role as ASEAN Chair 2020

New Zealand highly evaluated Vietnam’s role as Chair of ASEAN 2020, especially amid the challenging and unusual circumstances, said Alison Mann, New Zealand's Senior Official for APEC, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Regional Forum and SEAN.
Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue World

Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue

Singaporean Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Heng Kee and US Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Anderson co-chaired the 11th Singapore-US Strategic Security Policy Dialogue (SSPD) at Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on September 16.
Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened Society

Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened

The week-long first-instance trial of suspects charged with “murder” or “resisting on-duty officers” over a deadly incident in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district has concluded, with the majority of defendants accepting the sentences they were given.
US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN World

US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on September 11 issued a press statement affirming the enduring commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Yonhap President congratulates Vietnam News Agency on 75th founding day Politics

Yonhap President congratulates Vietnam News Agency on 75th founding day

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam News Agency (September 15, 1945 - September 15, 2020), OANA President Cho Sung-boo, who is also President and CEO of the Yonhap News Agency in the Republic of Korea, sent his congratulations and made remarks on cooperation with VNA.
US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam World

US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam

The US Department of State has extended congratulations and highlighted major achievements in the cooperation with Vietnam on the occasion of the ongoing 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings hosted by Vietnam, and the 25th anniversary of bilateral ties.
Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41 Politics

Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41

With several initiatives, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), hosted by Vietnam under the theme of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’ from September 8 to 10, is a significant milestone of the 14th National Assembly’s foreign relations during its term as the AIPA chair, as the COVID-19 pandemic is raging on in the region and the world.
ASEAN steps up cooperation with China, Japan, RoK World

ASEAN steps up cooperation with China, Japan, RoK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting held online within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and related meetings on September 9.
Vietnam backs comprehensive peace process in Afghanistan Politics

Vietnam backs comprehensive peace process in Afghanistan

Vietnam affirmed its support for a comprehensive peace process led by Afghans during the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s virtual meeting on September 3 on the situation in Afghanistan and the operation of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
AIPA 41: Promoting regional efforts to fight COVID-19 ASEAN

AIPA 41: Promoting regional efforts to fight COVID-19

Even though the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) is held online, the event would be a great momentum for ASEAN Member of Parliaments to reaffirm their commitment and to accelerate the efforts for alleviating the adverse impact of the COVID-19 in the people’s livelihood, affirmed a senior official of the Indonesian House of Representatives.