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Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity

World

Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity

Singaporean Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran has called on ASEAN member nations to deepen regional digital connectivity in order to position the region for the growing opportunities in innovation and the digital economy, and to be better prepared to meet future challenges.

Vietnam joins ASEAN SOM in Singapore

Politics

Vietnam joins ASEAN SOM in Singapore

Vietnam will continue coordination with other ASEAN member states to implement priorities set for 2018 towards building a resilient and innovative ASEAN and foster collaboration between ASEAN and relevant partners, said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.

Vietnam joins 10th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

Politics

Vietnam joins 10th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum

Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong is joining 500 delegates from ministries, sectors, research institutes and enterprises of ASEAN countries and China at the 10th Pan-Tonkin Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum that opened in Nanning province of China’s Zhuang Autonomous Region on May 24.

Project pilots integrated river basin management

Environment

Project pilots integrated river basin management

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) held consultation workshop in Hanoi on May 23 to complete a regional project (Vietnam component) on Reducing Pollution and Preserving Environmental Flows in the East Asian Seas through the Implementation of Integrated River Basin Management in ASEAN Countries.

Vietnam backs ASEAN – Russia ties

ASEAN

Vietnam backs ASEAN – Russia ties

Vietnam values the ASEAN – Russia partnership and is making efforts for the substantive and effective development of the ties, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.

ASEAN writers talk reading books in Laos

ASEAN

ASEAN writers talk reading books in Laos

Nearly 20 writers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) stressed the significance of reading books to young people, especially students, at an exchange programme that opened in Vientiane, Laos, on May 9.