ASEAN Plus Three vow to beef up cooperation amidst COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN Plus Three vow to beef up cooperation amidst COVID-19

Leaders from ASEAN member countries, and the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan and China shared the view on the need to enhance their cooperation in the COVID-19 fight and economic recovery, during the 23rd ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit held online on November 14.
ASEAN 2020: Japan stands ready to help ASEAN reduce emissions ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Japan stands ready to help ASEAN reduce emissions

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide will convey his country’s willingness to provide assistance to ASEAN member countries to cut their emissions while attending the upcoming ASEAN-Japan Summit, Japan’s national broadcaster NHK said on November 11.
Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University Politics

Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on October 19 had a meeting with students of the Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi - a symbol of human resource development projects between Japan and ASEAN - as part of his official visit to Vietnam.
Health Ministry to step up comprehensive reform Health

Health Ministry to step up comprehensive reform

During the 2021-2025 period, the health sector will push strong and comprehensive reform to meet rising public demand for health care and protection, striving to achieve high rankings in health care as compared to ASEAN and Western Pacific nations.
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.