ASEAN grants UK ‘dialogue partner’ status World

ASEAN grants UK ‘dialogue partner’ status

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 5 granted the UK the formal status of Dialogue Partner at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei, which is the current Chair of ASEAN.
ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS World

ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has described the 1982 UNCLOS as a “Constitution” of the ocean, as it has created a legal framework for the settlement of maritime challenges in the region, including emerging ones.
Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea Society

Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) must focus on offering political and professional training to its personnel so they are able to deal with the most difficult and complicated situations at sea, Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong told a conference held in Hanoi recently to review a project on building the force in 2015-2020 and tasks for 2021-2025.
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
ARF workshop seeks to enhance maritime law enforcement ASEAN

ARF workshop seeks to enhance maritime law enforcement

The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on enhancing maritime law enforcement was opened in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on January 18 with a view to boosting dialogue to ensure maritime security in the region.
Int’l conference on East Sea issue wraps up Politics

Int’l conference on East Sea issue wraps up

The eighth International Conference on the East Sea, themed “Cooperation for Regional Security and Development”, wrapped up in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on November 15.