ASEAN 2020: Six reports from ASEAN Secretary General adopted ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Six reports from ASEAN Secretary General adopted

Six reports from the ASEAN Secretary General and community pillars submitted to the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit were adopted at the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, held online in Hanoi on June 24 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Russian Academy of Sciences holds webinar on East Sea World

Russian Academy of Sciences holds webinar on East Sea

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) held a webinar on conflicts in the East Sea and current challenges and threats on June 20, attracting around 30 leading experts and scholars in Asian-Pacific-related issues in Russia.
Thailand to build 9,400-km international undersea cable World

Thailand to build 9,400-km international undersea cable

Thailand’s CAT Telecom is partnering with members of the Asia Direct Cable Consortium (ADC) to build a 9,400-km international submarine cable to serve global content providers in Digital Park Thailand, and provide advanced technologies and 5G services in Southeast Asia.
Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM World

Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM

Russia will actively support Vietnam to play its role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Vietnam News Agency's correspondents in Russia at a press conference informing the outcomes of the online Special ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19 on June 17.
ASEAN, RoK officials discuss COVID-19 cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK officials discuss COVID-19 cooperation

Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung-wha had phone talks on June 15 to discuss ways to boost cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam a gateway to ASEAN for EU: Italian news site World

Vietnam a gateway to ASEAN for EU: Italian news site

An Italian news site ran an article on the Vietnamese National Assembly’s recent ratification of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), after the European Parliament ratified the two documents in February.
Vietnam on focus of African friends and partners World

Vietnam on focus of African friends and partners

Inspired by recent remarks from Vietnam’s Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, about a forthcoming study visit to Vietnam by a group of African policy specialists and influencers, we have approached the Johannesburg-based organisers to justify our curiosity.
ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19

Ministers in charge of social welfare and development from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to cooperate together to ensure social welfare and enhance capacity of poor people and vulnerable groups to recover during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australian firms in ASEAN consider Vietnam favourable destination World

Australian firms in ASEAN consider Vietnam favourable destination

The rise of Vietnam has been highlighted in a recent survey of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham), as Vietnam is now considered the most favourable place to expand business, surpassing the Philippines and Myanmar in recent years as well as Australia’s long-term business partners namely Malaysia and Singapore.
Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030 Society

Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030

The Central city of Da Nang is poised to complete the building of a smart city connected with the networks of smart cities in the country and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region by 2030.
ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded ASEAN

ASEAN’s efforts against COVID-19 lauded

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has coped with COVID-19 quite well with Vietnam serving as the ASEAN Chair 2020, heard an online seminar held by the Centre for International Law (CIL) under the National University of Singapore on May 20.