Topics: Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020

Deputy PM highlights ASEAN’s priorities at 50th WEF meeting

Deputy PM highlights ASEAN’s priorities at 50th WEF meeting

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh highlighted the theme and priorities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Vietnam as ASEAN Chair in 2020 while speaking at a plenary session of the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21.
Vietnam, Brunei agree to push comprehensive partnership Politics

Vietnam, Brunei agree to push comprehensive partnership

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, on January 17 on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51 World

Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51

Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair 2020, presented 14 initiatives, priorities and cooperation plans at the first meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials for the 51st ASEAN Economic Minister’ Meeting (SEOM 1/51), which took place in Hanoi from January 12-14.
Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador Politics

Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An has affirmed that Vietnam, as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, supports stronger collaboration between ASEAN And the UK across trade and investment, as well as cooperation for peace, security and development.
ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
CLMV senior economic officials meet in Hanoi Business

CLMV senior economic officials meet in Hanoi

Senior economic officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) gathered in Hanoi on January 12 for their 18th meeting hosted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
ASEAN Defence SOM Plus Working Group meeting opens ASEAN

ASEAN Defence SOM Plus Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus Working Group (ADSOM + WG) began in the central city of Da Nang on January 10, with over 120 delegates from policymaking units of defence ministries of the 10 ASEAN countries and eight dialogue partners.
FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow ASEAN

FTA to facilitate ASEAN – Hong Kong goods flow

The Vietnamese Government has issued a decree on Vietnam’s special preferential import tariffs for the implementation of the ASEAN-Hong Kong (China) Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) in the 2019-2020.