ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens World

ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) opened in the central city of Da Nang on January 9, with over 80 delegates from policymaking units of 10 ASEAN countries’ defence ministries and ASEAN Secretariat taking part.
Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions Politics

Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent out a message on the occasion of Vietnam’s assumption of the roles of the ASEAN Chair 2020 and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020 – 2021 tenure. Following is a translation of his message:
Vietnam, Indonesia fortify bilateral cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia fortify bilateral cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with visiting Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi in Hanoi on December 23, during which both sides agreed to enhance all-round cooperation in the time ahead.
Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill Society

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill

Hundreds of soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Army and the Vietnam People’s Army on December 18 took part in a rescue drill in Chantrea district in the Cambodian province of Svay Rieng that borders Vietnam’s southern Long An province.
Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement

Vietnam and Myanmar have issued a joint statement on strengthening their comprehensive cooperative partnership the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Myanmar from December 16-18 at the invitation of President U Win Myint.