Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online Politics

Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online

The 2020 Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue was held online on November 24, under the chair of Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs (IPSA) David F. Helvey.
35th ASEAN-Japan Forum held online ASEAN

35th ASEAN-Japan Forum held online

The 35th ASEAN-Japan Forum was held online on October 14 under the chair of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori.
Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa World

Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa

Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC), has written an article on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following is the full text of the article which was published on August 7 by Pretoria News in both print and online versions.
COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre ASEAN

COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre

Southeast Asia was the first region in the world to be affected by COVID-19 due to its geographic proximity and close trade relations with China, where the outbreak began.
Thailand, US sign Strategic Vision Statement World

Thailand, US sign Strategic Vision Statement

US Army Chief of Staff General James McConville met with Thailand’s Prime Minister and its army chief on July 10, in the first high-level visit by a foreign delegation to Thailand since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted international travel.
Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions ASEAN

Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions

By successfully organising the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit amid complex developments of COVID-19, Vietnam has once again affirmed its proactive and responsible chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020, which is also the common assessment shared by many foreign leaders and experts.