ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official ASEAN

ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official

Over the past 53 years, ASEAN's foreign relations have been expanded towards deeper and more practical orientations, helping to ensure peace, security, stability, cooperation and development for member countries as well as the whole region, and enhancing the grouping’s position in the world, said Phan The Thang, Deputy Head of Information and Data Unit under the ASEAN-Korea Centre.
ASEAN's 53rd founding anniversary marked in Venezuela ASEAN

ASEAN's 53rd founding anniversary marked in Venezuela

The Embassies of ASEAN member states in Venezuela held a ceremony in Caracas on August 7 to celebrate the 53rd founding anniversary of the regional grouping, with Venezuelan Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Asia, the Middle East and Oceania Ruben Molina in attendance.
Vietnam receives positive global exports outlook Business

Vietnam receives positive global exports outlook

Vietnam is expected to continue growing its share of global exports despite decline amid the resurgence in the COVID-19 pandemic after three months of no local transmissions, according to an HSBC report.
US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Sea World

US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 4 held a phone talk with Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan Yusof, during which he reaffirmed Washington’s support for Southeast Asian countries in upholding their sovereign rights against China’s unlawful maritime claims in the East Sea.
US, Indonesia highlight international law abidance in East Sea World

US, Indonesia highlight international law abidance in East Sea

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi discussed bilateral defence ties and regional tensions over China’s claim that it owns most of the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), the US Department of State said in a readout of the conversation on August 3.
Indonesia urges China to respect UNCLOS World

Indonesia urges China to respect UNCLOS

Indonesia has expressed concern over escalating tensions in the East Sea and urged China to obey international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to settle disputes.
AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN ASEAN

AMRO economist impressed with Vietnam’s achievements since joining ASEAN

In a recent interview granted to Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Singapore, Dr. Hoe Ee Khor, Chief Economist at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), expressed his impressions on Vietnam’s economic achievements and contributions to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since the country joined the bloc 25 years ago.
Thailand prepares to assume APEC Chair 2022 World

Thailand prepares to assume APEC Chair 2022

Thailand has hosted the first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Focus Group (AFG) meeting as the country prepares to assume the APEC Chair in 2022, the Bangkok Post reported on July 22.