EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia World

EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia

Ambassadors from member nations of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Indonesia have gathered at a meeting in Jakarta to review cooperation within the framework of the forum and discuss preparations for the upcoming 14th EAS in Thailand.
Thailand, India begin joint naval exercise World

Thailand, India begin joint naval exercise

Thailand and India on October 19 began a joint naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal that involved helicopters from ships of both nations, according to Indian defence officials.
Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand

Navies from Vietnam and other member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are participating in the first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX) that is taking place from September 2-6 in the Gulf of Thailand and off Vietnam’s southern Ca Mau province.
Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific World

Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said all nations should work together to maintain stability in a sustainable way and strengthen stability in the Indo-Pacific region by adhering to international law, developing mutual trust and promoting closer cooperation.
Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS ASEAN

Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 2 suggested participating countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS) enhance their maritime cooperation and connectivity.
9th EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opens in Bangkok World

9th EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opens in Bangkok

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh joined foreign ministers of ASEAN member states and the bloc’s eight dialogue partners at the 9th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok on August 2.
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.
AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues ASEAN

AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues

Delegates to the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) in Bangkok on July 31 discussed the building of the ASEAN Community and foreign relations, and reviewed preparations for year-end summits, as well as exchanged ideas on international and regional issues of common concern.
Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership Politics

Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan’s official visit to China from July 8-12 has contributed to consolidating and developing the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a stable, healthy and sustainable manner, said a senior legislator.
34th ASEAN-Japan Forum held in Hanoi World

34th ASEAN-Japan Forum held in Hanoi

The 34th ASEAN-Japan Forum took place in Hanoi on June 3 under the chair of Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung and his Japanese counterpart Takeo Mori.
Seminar focuses on India-Vietnam maritime cooperation Politics

Seminar focuses on India-Vietnam maritime cooperation

The Vietnamese Embassy in India, in collaboration with India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF) and the Centre for Vietnamese Studies, held a seminar with the theme “India-Vietnam Maritime Cooperation: Exploring Convergences” in New Delhi on April 23.
ASEAN SOM in Thailand looks at important issues World

ASEAN SOM in Thailand looks at important issues

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of Vietnam’s ASEAN SOM, attended the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) held in Chiang Rai, Thailand, from March 6-8.