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ASEAN Defense Ministers support freedom of navigation, aviation in East Sea

A joint statement adopted by ASEAN Defense Ministers at their 17th meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 15, emphasized the importance of maintaining peace, stability, regional safety and freedom of navigation and aviation in the East Sea.

27th ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress takes place in Hanoi

The 27th ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress (AFCC 2023) opened in Hanoi on November 3, bringing together over 2,000 domestic and foreign delegates, including about 300 leading cardiologists as guest speakers from ASEAN and around the world.

Hue Central Hospital wins first prize at ASEAN colorectal surgeon competition

The Hue Central Hospital in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue won the first prize at the recent colorectal surgeon competition through videos held by the ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCS) in Bangkok.

Vietnamese Prime Minister attends first ASEAN-GCC Summit in Riyadh

Vietnamese Prime Minister attended a summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 20.

Vietnam to participate in multi-national cyber security drills

Vietnam is set to join 15 other countries in performing maneuvers for cyber security incidence responses at the 2023 ASEAN Computer Emergency Response Team (CERTS) Incident Drills (ACID) on October 18-19.

C asean Consonant ensemble to perform in Hanoi

Vietnam will be the next stop of C asean Consonant, a regional ensemble which uses ASEAN’s traditional music as a tool to connect cultures and people in Southeast Asia.

ASEAN Ministers look to One ASEAN, One Response in disaster management

The 11th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) opened in Ha Long city, Vietnam, on October 12, to sketch out disaster management plans towards materializing the 2016 Declaration on One ASEAN, One Response to disasters.

Vietnam pledges responsible engagement in ASEAN disaster management activities

Vietnam has and will continue to pledge its active and responsible engagement in disaster management activities in the ASEAN region, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Hoang Hiep has said.

Hoi An to host ASEAN Music Festival 2022

The ASEAN Music Festival 2022 will take place from December 19 to 24 in Hoi An – a UNESCO-recognised ancient town in central Quang Nam province, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Vietnam tops ranking at 30th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet

Vietnam ranked first at the 30th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM-30), which wrapped up in Hanoi on November 11.

2022 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes awarded

The 2022 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Awards have been presented to nine individuals whose efforts and advocacies created impact in their respective countries.