AIPA 41 to be held online in September Politics

AIPA 41 to be held online in September

The National Assembly of Vietnam has proposed organising the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) in the form of a teleconference at Hanoi’s International Convention Centre on September 8-10, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on August 5.
Deputy FM: Vietnam performing UNSC role well Politics

Deputy FM: Vietnam performing UNSC role well

Vietnam performed its role as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) well in the first half of this year, contributing to creating an international and regional environment conducive to national development and bolstering ties with countries for the common goal of peace, stability, and prosperity, Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung has said.
ASEAN a pioneer in promoting gender equality: delegates ASEAN

ASEAN a pioneer in promoting gender equality: delegates

The ASEAN Leaders' Special Session on Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age offered a chance for ASEAN leaders to show their strong commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the digital age, delegates said on the sidelines of the event, which took place on June 26 as part of the 36th ASEAN Summit.
Special summits to strengthen ASEAN, partners’ ties in COVID-19 fight World

Special summits to strengthen ASEAN, partners’ ties in COVID-19 fight

Leaders of the ASEAN nations and the partner countries of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ASEAN+3) will discuss measures and initiatives during online special summits on April 14 aimed at further enhancing cooperation in the COVID-19 fight and ensuring that the region’s dynamic and sustainable development continues in the long term.
Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia Politics

Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia

The first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) and related meetings of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation (APEC) forum 2020 (APEC 2020) took place in Malaysia’s Putrajaya city from February 20-22.
Vietnam, European Union step up cooperation Politics

Vietnam, European Union step up cooperation

The first meeting of the political affairs sub-committee of the Joint Committee under the EU-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement (PCA) was held in Hanoi on February 17.
Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat World

Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat

Head of the ASEAN Studies Program at the Indonesia’s Habibie Centre Ahmad Ibrahim Almutaqqi said on January 20 that the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat held in the central city of Nha Trang from January 16-17 yielded impressive results, laying solid foundation for ASEAN Year 2020.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51 World

Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51

Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair 2020, presented 14 initiatives, priorities and cooperation plans at the first meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials for the 51st ASEAN Economic Minister’ Meeting (SEOM 1/51), which took place in Hanoi from January 12-14.