Australia assists ASEAN’s post-pandemic recovery ASEAN

Australia assists ASEAN’s post-pandemic recovery

Australia said it will offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a 60-million-USD package under the Partnerships for Recovery programme to support the region in COVID-19 related health security, stability and economic recovery.
First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually World

First Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting held virtually

The first Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting was held virtually on September 11 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun (on behalf of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo).
Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan and head of the External Affairs Commission of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Sounthone Sayachak held online talks on August 28.
PM attends Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020 ASEAN

PM attends Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020

As ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and delivered a speech at the Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020 themed “Unlocking the region’s potential”, which was televised on international medial channels.
Hau Giang looks to expand multifaceted cooperation with RoK Society

Hau Giang looks to expand multifaceted cooperation with RoK

The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang is keen to enhance investment cooperation with enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in fields where it possesses strength, including farm produce processing, manufacturing, and the production of agricultural tools.
Top leaders of Vietnam, Laos hold phone talks Politics

Top leaders of Vietnam, Laos hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong discussed Vietnam-Laos relations over the phone with his counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith on August 13, calling for continued coordination in the COVID-19 fight.
Deputy PM holds phone talks with Korean Foreign Minister Politics

Deputy PM holds phone talks with Korean Foreign Minister

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung-wha on July 23 to discuss bilateral cooperation in the fight against COVID-19 and economic recovery.
ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development ASEAN

ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging and playing a central role in the region, thus looking to converge Mekong sub-regional cooperation with its development goals, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Vietnam.
ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens World

ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens

ASEAN should prioritise the enhancement of connectivity, sustainable and inclusive development, and the improvement of its role in sub-region cooperation, including Mekong collaboration, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
Top Vietnamese, Cambodian leaders hold phone talks Politics

Top Vietnamese, Cambodian leaders hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister Hun Sen discussed issues regarding the relations between the two nations during their phone talks on July 9.