Chief of Staff of US Air Force welcomed in Hanoi Politics

Chief of Staff of US Air Force welcomed in Hanoi

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19 for Chief of Staff of the US Air Force Gen. David Goldfein.
Vietnam active at multilateral, bilateral meetings within AMM-52 Politics

Vietnam active at multilateral, bilateral meetings within AMM-52

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the ASEAN-New Zealand Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on July 31 in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) and related meetings.
RoK pledges to work for resumption of economic cooperation with DPRK World

RoK pledges to work for resumption of economic cooperation with DPRK

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in on February 25 announced that his country will work hard to prepare for the resumption of economic cooperation with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), stressing the need for the RoK to help the latter escape poverty.
Thailand, US launch Cobra Gold military exercise World

Thailand, US launch Cobra Gold military exercise

Thailand and the US jointly hosted the opening ceremony on February 12 for the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, the largest event of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region with 29 nations taking part as participants and observers.
ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan ASEAN

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.
Party official reiterates importance of cooperation with US Politics

Party official reiterates importance of cooperation with US

A senior official of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy of treasuring the friendly and cooperative ties with the US based on the framework for bilateral relations set up by the two sides in recent years.
Indonesia, Japan agree on disaster mitigation cooperation World

Indonesia, Japan agree on disaster mitigation cooperation

The Japanese and Indonesian governments have agreed to foster cooperation in disaster mitigation following humanitarian aid and disaster mitigation programmes in the wake of powerful earthquakes and tsunami in Central Sulawesi province.
ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges World

ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

The ASEAN Political-Security Community Council (APSC) and the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) convened their meetings in Singapore on November 13 to review the grouping’s cooperation, and complete reports and documents to be submitted to the leaders.