ADSOM+ promotes cooperation in response to COVID-19 ASEAN

ADSOM+ promotes cooperation in response to COVID-19

The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence hosted an ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus (ADSOM+) via video conference on July 7, aiming to promote practical defence cooperation between ASEAN member nations and partner countries to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and other non-traditional security challenges.
Vietnam undertakes Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern Politics

Vietnam undertakes Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan assumed the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting in Bern on July 2, the first of the committee since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in Switzerland on February 25.
ASEAN 2020: Member nations discuss important cooperation issues ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Member nations discuss important cooperation issues

Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.
Vietnamese, Malaysian PMs hold phone talk Politics

Vietnamese, Malaysian PMs hold phone talk

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a phone talk with his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin on June 23 to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and Malaysia, and regional and international issues of shared concern.
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.