Update news ASEAN

Cars imported from Thailand, Indonesia still enjoy tax exemption

All cars of ASEAN origin imported into Vietnam will enjoy a tax-free policy until the end of 2027.

20th East Asia Forum opens in Khanh Hoa

The 20th East Asia Forum (EAF-20) opened in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa on December 19.

ASEAN must continue to prioritise digital transformation: culture minister

The development of information technology and digital communications has drawn ASEAN members closer than ever, further emphasising the importance of adapting to keep up with global growth.

PM Pham Minh Chinh meets Lao, Philippine leaders, Brunei Sultan in Cambodia

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 10 met with Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei on the sidelines of ASEAN Summits in Phnom Penh.

ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea: spokesperson

The joint working group of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held their 37th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) in Cambodia on October 1-3.

ASEAN Task Force on Anti-Fake News established

The establishment of the ASEAN task force on the prevention of fake news is an initiative of Vietnam.

ASEAN officials, experts discuss 5G deployment trends

On October 11, the ASEAN Conference on 5G took place after the opening plenary session of the Vietnam International Digital Week 2022 (VIDW2022).

Vietnamese GDP set to rank third in ASEAN by 2027

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in ASEAN is expected to expand considerably over the next five years, with its rankings rising from sixth this year to third by 2027, according to the latest forecast made by the IMF.

Vietnam, Southeast Asia find ways to rise amid difficulties

Vietnam and the Southeast Asian region have managed to maintain economic stability and growth despite COVID-19 and the Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to experts.

Building on the ASEAN Community

August 8 marked ASEAN’s 55th anniversary of establishment. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son writes about the journey of ASEAN development and Vietnam’s contributions to the organisation.

ASEAN the foundation of Vietnam’s international economic integration

Since becoming part of ASEAN, Vietnam has played a proactive part in the common activities of the association, especially economic cooperation.

VN Trade Promotion Department lauds ASEAN export opportunites

Vietnamese businesses have many opportunities to increase export goods to Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, according to the Trade Promotion Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam highlights vital importance of security and safety in East Sea

Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien, Deputy Minister of National Defense led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the ASEAN Defense Senior Officials' Meeting Plus (ADSOM Plus) held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 18.

Vietnam's Deputy FM on ASEAN-US Special Summit

The recently concluded ASEAN-US Special Summit has demonstrated the US’s determination and strong efforts and is a vivid proof of their appreciation of such ties as well as commitment to and wish for promoting it.

China, Laos, Cambodia vow to work closely with Vietnam at UN

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), on March 10 had a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Zhang Jun, during which the two sides shared views and stances on many issues at the UN.

Vietnam joins Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility

The Ministry of Finance, acting under the authority from the Government of Vietnam, on February 10 signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become the eighth member of the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF).

Vietnam becomes co-chair of OECD’s Southeast Asia Regional Programme

Vietnam, together with Australia, officially took the charge of the co-chair of the OECD-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) for 2022-2025 during the second Ministerial Conference of the SEARP in Seoul on February 9.

The East Sea in US-China competition in 2021

The year 2021 was a turning point year in competition in the East Sea, between the countries inside and outside the region and China.

Hue wins ASEAN tourism awards

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has won three ASEAN tourism awards, which will be presented at the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022 in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on January 19.

ASEAN pursues high quality, sustainability on international stage

In addition to pandemic control and recovery, ASEAN has also updated digital transformation, green economy, clean economy, clean sea...