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Vietnam works toward increasing ASEAN's centrality in addressing challenges

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s attendance in the upcoming ASEAN Leaders' Meeting in Indonesia aims to affirm that Vietnam gives priority to strengthening solidarity and mutual support with ASEAN member states,

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek stronger partnership

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 10 held talks via videoconference with his counterparts from Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and Laos, Thongloun Sisoulith.

ASEAN to hold foreign ministers’ meeting on Myanmar

ASEAN members are arranging to hold a special foreign ministers meeting next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar in the wake of the coup there early this month, according to ASEAN diplomatic sources.

Vietnam’s chairmanship helped ASEAN assert centrality in region: Official

In 2020, under Vietnam’s chairmanship and thanks to the joint efforts of member countries, partners, and friends, ASEAN managed to weather challenges, strongly affirm its centrality in the region, 

Aging in Vietnam: The elderly to account for 20.4% by 2050

It takes Vietnam only 20 years to transform from 7% to 14% of the population aged 65 and over.

PM speaks highly of Mekong-RoK cooperation

With strong commitments and resolve of member countries, cooperation between Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) has developed in both depth and width, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 13.

Connectivity could be the fourth pillar in ASEAN Community: Ambassador

On the occasion of the 37th ASEAN Summit, Tran Duc Binh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN, wrote an article extolling the importance of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC),

37th ASEAN Summit, related meetings slated for November 12-15

As Chair of ASEAN 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will preside over the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, which will be held via video conference from November 12-15, 

Traditional costumes of ASEAN members to be showcased in Hanoi

A show featuring a range of traditional costumes from ASEAN member states will be held from October 12 to October 18 at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi.

ASEAN chiefs of defence forces gather at online 17th meeting

The 17th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces’ Meeting (ACDFM-17) was held online by the Ministry of National Defence on September 24 under the theme “Military cooperation for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN”.

AIPA 41: committees’ draft solutions expected to be adopted on last working day

The second plenary session and a closing ceremony will be held during the last working day of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) on September 10.

AMM-53, related meetings begin

The 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings are organised in the form of video conference from September 9-12.

AIPA-41 opening ceremony in photos

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) opened in a virtual format in Hanoi on September 8 themed Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community.

41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly opens

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) themed “Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community” opened in Hanoi on September 8.

ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee holds consultation with partners

The ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee held an online consultation with dialogue partners and other partners on August 26 under the chair of Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, head of Vietnam’s delegation to ASEAN.

EU Ambassador hails Vietnam for successfully hosting 36th ASEAN Summit

EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans has hailed Vietnam for successfully hosting the 36th ASEAN Summit by overcoming some truly unprecedented challenges.

ASEAN Leaders' Vision Statement on A Cohensive And Responsive ASEAN

ASEAN leaders adopted the ASEAN Leaders' Vision Statement on A Cohensive and Responsive ASEAN at the end of the 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.

PM Phuc calls for stronger ASEAN cooperation against COVID-19

The 36th ASEAN Summit offers an opportunity for the regional countries to further enhance intra-bloc cooperation to repel challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on June 26.

ASEAN 2020: Joining hands to empower women

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather at a special session within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26 to discuss women’s empowerment in the digital age for the first time.

Senior officials for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community meet online

The 28th meeting of the Senior Officials’ Committee for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOCA) was held via video conference under the chair of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on June 22.