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.
ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens World

ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) opened in the central city of Da Nang on January 9, with over 80 delegates from policymaking units of 10 ASEAN countries’ defence ministries and ASEAN Secretariat taking part.
Defence official meets ASEAN delegates in Da Nang Politics

Defence official meets ASEAN delegates in Da Nang

Director of the Defence Ministry’s Foreign Relations Department Lieut. Gen Vu Chien Thang, head of the Vietnamese delegation to the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) and ADSOM Plus WG meetings, met with ASEAN delegations in the central city of Da Nang on January 8.
Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions Politics

Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent out a message on the occasion of Vietnam’s assumption of the roles of the ASEAN Chair 2020 and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020 – 2021 tenure. Following is a translation of his message:
Vietnamese Party delegation visits Uruguay, Argentina Politics

Vietnamese Party delegation visits Uruguay, Argentina

A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), led by Vice Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Nguyen Huy Tang, visited Uruguay and Argentina from December 15 – 21 to foster bilateral relations and cooperation.
Expo-Russia Vietnam to take place in mid-November Business

Expo-Russia Vietnam to take place in mid-November

The third Expo-Russia Vietnam 2019 will take place from November 14-16 at the Hanoi-based National Exhibition Construction Centre, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said at a press conference in the capital city on October 3.
Vietnam, US step up defence ties Politics

Vietnam, US step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on September 27 suggested Vietnam and the US push ahead with cooperation on navigation, maritime security and the settlement of war consequences.