Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high Business

Handicraft, wood industry sets bar high

The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association (HAWA) of Ho Chi Minh City said it plans several measures to add value to Vietnam’s handicrafts and wood products, help its members further penetrate the global supply chain and enable Vietnam to become a leading producer and exporter of quality, branded and reputed furniture and forestry products.
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.
Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc engaged in a talk on the phone with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on September 15 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Germany diplomatic ties (September 23, 1975, 2020).
Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador   ASEAN

Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador

Canada’s assistance to ASEAN is focussed on the bloc’s objectives in promoting and protecting the rights of women and girls, strengthening human capital; building resilience to natural disasters, and promoting peace and security, Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN Diedrah Kelly has said.
AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue ASEAN

AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue

As a non-claimant state, Cambodia aligns itself with the common aspiration that the East Sea remains a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, stated Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.
ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India ASEAN

ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India

The ASEAN-EU and ASEAN-India Ministerial Meetings were held virtually on September 12 within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings.
Record number of documents adopted within AMM 53: Deputy PM ASEAN

Record number of documents adopted within AMM 53: Deputy PM

Up to 42 documents have been adopted within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held from September 9-12 via video conferences, a record in the history of ASEAN foreign ministers’ meetings.
Facilitation Council of ACT-A important to fight COVID-19: Vietnamese diplomat World

Facilitation Council of ACT-A important to fight COVID-19: Vietnamese diplomat

Vietnam hailed the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s initiative to set up the Facilitation Council of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) as it will help step up the development and equitable distribution of vaccines and technologies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, said Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK World

RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has called for Asia-Pacific countries to send a "unified message" for the resumption of dialogue with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), renewing Seoul's resolve to forge ahead with efforts for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents ASEAN

27th ASEAN Regional Forum adopts important documents

The 27th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), as part of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings, has adopted several important documents, including the ARF Hanoi Plan of Action II, setting out cooperation priorities and directions for ARF activities in the 2020-2025 period.