Russian scholars underscore legal value of PCA’s ruling World

Russian scholars underscore legal value of PCA’s ruling

The Permanent Court of Arbitration’s 2016 ruling that rejected China’s irrational claim over 80 percent of the East Sea held great significance in the legal process in the area, according to a thematic report by two Russian scholars.
Vietnam vows to contribute to ASEAN-EU strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam vows to contribute to ASEAN-EU strategic partnership

Vietnam treasures and will make positive contributions to the ASEAN-EU strategic partnership, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of SOM ASEAN Vietnam, said at the annual ASEAN-EU Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) that was held online on July 8.
Russia affirms priority for ties with ASEAN World

Russia affirms priority for ties with ASEAN

Developing ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is among priorities in Russia's foreign policy towards Asia-the Pacific, affirmed Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on July 6 during his ongoing visit to Indonesia.
Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM, ExCom SEANWFZ’s meeting World

Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM, ExCom SEANWFZ’s meeting

Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung on June 21 attended the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (ASEAN SOM) and a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (ExCom SEANWFZ) Treaty Commission, which were hosted virtually by Brunei – the chair of ASEAN in 2021.
Vietnam attends 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus Politics

Vietnam attends 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus

The regional security situation continues developing complicatedly, with competition between major powers occurring in all aspects, and new non-traditional security challenges emerging, Vietnamese Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang told the eighth ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) on June 16.
Singapore, China vow to strengthen defence cooperation World

Singapore, China vow to strengthen defence cooperation

Singaporean Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe have reaffirmed the longstanding, warm and friendly bilateral defence relationship between the two countries, according to a statement of the Singaporean Defence Ministry.
Vietnam attends 18th ARF Security Policy Conference ASEAN

Vietnam attends 18th ARF Security Policy Conference

A Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien, attended the 18th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Security Policy Conference (ASPC-18) via videoconference on May 27.
Indonesia, Japan boost defence cooperation World

Indonesia, Japan boost defence cooperation

Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto held talks with his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi in Tokyo on March 28, during which they exchanged their views on regional security and defence cooperation.
ASEAN+3 countries  talk ways to ensure cyber security World

ASEAN+3 countries talk ways to ensure cyber security

ASEAN+3 countries must work together to complete a legal framework for cyber security, looking towards building common ASEAN rules and standards for information security based on voluntary codes of conduct, said Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam.