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ASEAN learns from EU's conception

 VietNamNet Bridge – The birth of the European Union would help the ASEAN Community build a compassionate, sharing society for the people of Southeast Asia by the end of the year.

ASEAN community festival celebrates with films and photos

 VietNamNet Bridge – A festival of photos and documentaries on the ASEAN peoples will be organised in December following the success of previous events in 2010 and 2013.

Viet Nam, Thailand relations bound to flourish: President Sang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam treasures its growing relationship with Thailand and believes it will thrive in the coming years, President Truong Tan Sang said on Friday, March 20.

Tourism sector expects to benefit from ASEAN Community

 The ASEAN Community, scheduled to establish in 2015, is expected to greatly benefit tourism sector as the Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) among ASEAN members will take effect in all member countries. 


 Space remains for local retailers in domestic market; FTAs provide plentiful opportunities for agriculture; Companies to battle for top talents in 2015; Vietnam-UK trade slightly decreases in 2014; Cashew crop sets record

Ambassador emphasises preparations ahead of ASEAN Community formation

Vietnam needs to make relevant and specific preparations to raise public awareness of the formation of the ASEAN Community, according to a Vietnamese diplomat.


Exports to Canada pick up nearly 35%; Changes in investment promotion in 2015; Experts float ideas for tra fish industry changes; Vingroup builds Hai Phong complex; Wood product exports continue to grow

Deputy PM: ASEAN countries endeavour for common community

All ASEAN member states agreed to speed up implementation of action plans to complete the remaining 20% of the tasks required to formally establish the ASEAN Community at the end of this year.

Vietnam, a proactive force for Southeast Asia in 2015

Vietnam will be a “responsible, active, and proactive” member of the ASEAN family which strives to enhance the regional bloc’s integration and aggressively supports the ASEAN Community-building process.

Vietnam’s efforts for a peaceful and prosperous ASEAN Community

With the motto of being “active, proactive and responsible”, Vietnam made important contributions to the outcome of the 25th ASEAN Summit and other related meetings held in Myanmar on November 12-13.

ASEAN army commanders gather in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 15th edition of the ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting, taking place on November 26-29, got underway in Hanoi with high ranking military officers from throughout ASEAN in attendance.

East Asia needs long-term vision for peaceful, stable development: PM

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung suggested countries participating in the ninth East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, yesterday set up a long-term vision to build a regional architecture of peace, stability and development.

Economic restructuring a success, especially in credit

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Economic Affairs Nguyen Duc Kien told Nhan dan newspaper about the Autumn Economic Forum, which opens this weekend in Ninh Binh.

Deputy Prime Minister: Solidarity key to strong ASEAN

 Solidarity is the key to the success of ASEAN in overcoming poverty and separation to become a united bloc with dynamic development over the past five decades, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has stated.

PM Dung's Full Remarks at 24th ASEAN Summit

 VietNamNet Bridge – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on May 11 delivered his remarks at the 24th ASEAN Summit held in in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

ASEAN leaders pledge to enhance solidarity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Leaders of the 24th ASEAN Summit have agreed to enhance strong efforts to build an ASEAN Community by 2015 and continue boosting development beyond 2015.

Political News Headlines 9/4

 Deputy PM welcomes 12th Gyalwang Drukpa; Vietnamese, Cuban friendship groups ink agreement; Vietnam’s commitments to ASEAN Community updated; Laos-Vietnam theoretical conference closes

Vietnam reviews human rights laws

A report released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has emphasised the importance of adapting local laws to comply with international norms.

Ten Vietnamese named ASEAN media, security officers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ten Vietnamese executives received the titles of Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Security Officer (CSO) at the 9 th ASEAN CIO/CSO Awards presentation ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City.

Administrative simplification required in draft law on immigration

VietNamNet Bridge – Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Sinh Hung asked the drafting board of the law on immigration, migration and residence of foreigners in Vietnam to take special notice of simplifying administrative procedures