World

ASEAN to intensify efforts towards ASEAN Community

The most outstanding outcome of the recently concluded ASEAN Summit in Brunei was the reiteration of ASEAN’s commitment to intensify efforts towards realizing the ASE AN Community in 2015,. Nyan Lynn, Deputy Secretary-General of ASE AN told the press on October 16.
World

Leaders to double efforts to realise ASEAN Community

At the heels of the recently concluded ASEAN Summit in Brunei Darussalam, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN Nyan Lynn said that the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to intensify efforts towards realising the ASEAN Community by 2015, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.
Politics

Vietnam affirms strong commitment to advancement of women

Vietnam has affirmed its strong commitment to the advancement of women and gender equality as important instruments to achieve equitable and sustainable development, at the UN debate on Agenda Item 28: Advancement of Women in New York on October 14.
23rd ASEAN Summit wraps up in Brunei World

23rd ASEAN Summit wraps up in Brunei

The 23 rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings closed in Brunei’s capital city Bandar Seri Begawan on October 10, wrapping up the year Brunei plays ASEAN Chair.
World

ASEAN commission on women and children meets

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) convened its 7th meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from July 22-24, with the participation of ASEAN Member States (AMS).
Developing a stronger peasantry: Party chief Society

Developing a stronger peasantry: Party chief

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the political system and the whole of society to build a stronger peasantry while calling for significant changes in the awareness and responsibility for agriculture, farmers and rural areas.
Society

Vietnam promotes women and children’s rights

A consultation conference to improve the capacity of the network of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) in the northern region of Vietnam was held in Quang Ninh province on June 17.
Society

Gender equality discussed in Hanoi

More than 200 policy makers, domestic and international experts and representatives of non-governmental organizations attended a policy dialogue forum on gender equality in Hanoi on Feb. 28.