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Vietnam approves ASEAN agreements aiming at facilitating traveling among member states

The Government has just issued Resolution 150/NQ-CP approving the ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Cross-border Transport of Passengers by Road Vehicles (CBTP).

Vietnam, ASEAN countries meet to discuss 5G network plans

Many ASEAN countries are planning for 5G network frequencies. Each country has its own choice, so policymakers are looking for solutions to harmonize the spectrum in the region.

ASEAN market boasts opportunities for Vietnamese firms: official

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic’s severe impacts on global supply chains, the ASEAN market in close proximity with Vietnam is holding opportunities for the country’s enterprises, an official has said.

Vietnam promotes its role as bridge connecting ASEAN with China

As an active member of ASEAN, Vietnam serves as a gateway to the ASEAN-China free trade area, while Vietnam-China trade revenue posted an annual average growth rate of 20% over the past five years.

Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue

Vietnam has highlighted the role played by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in seeking a peaceful solution to the Myanmar issue during.

PM proposes establishment of regional social security network

Also in the framework of the 38th and 39th ASEAN summits and related summits, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the ASEAN+3 summit, which includes ASEAN, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

PM attends five conferences on first day of 38th, 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended five conferences on October 26, the first working day of the 8th and 39th ASEAN Summits and related Summits from October 26-28.

Vietnamese PM proposes two key tasks of ASEAN at bloc’s 38th summit

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh proposed two key tasks that ASEAN should focus on doing in the time to come during the ongoing 38th ASEAN Summit on October 26.

Upcoming ASEAN Summits to run virtually given COVID-19

Brunei will host the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits virtually via 11 video conferences on October 26-28.

Vietnam to contribute 5 million USD worth of medical supplies to ASEAN medical reserve: Spokeswoman

PM Pham Minh Chinh will announce a list of medical supplies worth $5 million that Vietnam contributes to the ASEAN Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies when he attends the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits.

Vietnam ratifies ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement

The Vietnamese Government on October 18 issued Resolution 131/NQ-CP ratifying the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA).

Vietnam asks Pfizer to cooperate in production of Covid-19 drug

The Vietnamese Ambassador to the US has suggested that Pfizer cooperate with Vietnam in the production of drugs to treat Covid-19 and promote an effective and safe vaccine for children.

Vietnam called for ASEAN unity, centrality in face of 'increasingly fierce and profound' strategic competition

Vietnamese foreign minister Bui Thanh Son said growing strategic competition between major powers has left huge implications on the region, and ASEAN needs to be watchful of developments and strengthen its unity and central role.

Vietnam proposes ASEAN information exchange to fight transnational crimes

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Public Security Luong Tam Quang proposed ASEAN countries step up information exchange and experience sharing in combating transnational crimes.

Vietnam chairs meeting of Initiative for ASEAN Integration Task Force

Ambassador Nguyen Hai Bang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN, chaired the 65th meeting of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration Task Force and the task force’s 11th consultation with ASEAN partners via videoconference on September 9-10.

Vietnam-China cooperation to be promoted at 18th CAEXPO

As an essential open platform for cooperation between China and ASEAN countries, the China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) has played a significant role in advancing in-depth exchanges and win-win cooperation between China and Vietnam.

Vietnamese firms yet to fully take advantage of ASEAN markets: experts

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, trade revenue between Vietnam and other ASEAN countries has still been on the rise, but much still needs to be done to fully capitalise on these neighbouring markets.

AIPA-42: Vietnam gives ideas on enhancing parliamentary diplomacy

The Political Committee of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held a meeting via videoconference on August 24 to debate draft resolutions to submit to the second plenary session of the 42nd AIPA General Assembly for approval.

Full steam ahead for the US’ bolstering of ASEAN links

The United States is revitalising its multilateral partnerships to advance shared prosperity, security, and values in the Indo-Pacific, with ASEAN now playing a greater role in the nation’s economic cooperation policy,

54th founding anniversary of ASEAN: Gold tested in fire

Through ups and downs of the world over the past more than five decades, the role and mettle of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been reinforced and sharpened,