Lao Ambassador speaks highly of Vietnam’s contributions to ASEAN ASEAN

Lao Ambassador speaks highly of Vietnam’s contributions to ASEAN

Vietnam has played an active role as the Chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 2020, especially in leading the bloc in implementing the ASEAN’s initiatives and priorities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Laos to ASEAN Ekkaphab Phanthavong told Vietnam News Agency’s correspondents in Jakarta.
ASEAN local currency transactions promoted World

ASEAN local currency transactions promoted

The Philippines has agreed to join the local currency settlement (LCS) framework which Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia have operated over the past two years, in an effort to expand intra-ASEAN trade and investment as well as strengthen the regional economic integration.
WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions World

WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions

ASEAN unity and economic integration are the key factors for its members as trade tensions between the United States and China escalate, participants in a panel on the geopolitics of trade agreed at a session of WEF ASEAN.
 Vietnam, Brunei develop trade relations Business

Vietnam, Brunei develop trade relations

The presence of the Sultan of Brunei at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in November in Vietnam is expected to help tighten bilateral relations and bolster two-way trade towards the target of 500 million USD by 2025.
Malaysia has fruitful year as ASEAN Chair ASEAN

Malaysia has fruitful year as ASEAN Chair

Malaysia has been successful in turning a new chapter in regional integration in 2015, the year it served as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).