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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...

ASEAN-RoK Music Festival ROUND 2021 to be held online

The ASEAN-Korea Music Festival ROUND 2021 will be held online on January 9, 2022, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.

Vietnam calls on G7 to support safe vaccine access, distribution

At the meeting, the G7 countries affirmed their support for ASEAN’s central role, emphasized the importance of relations with the bloc, and pledged to actively participate in and contribute to ASEAN-led mechanisms.

Opportunities for ASEAN’s recovery after the pandemic

Two senior diplomats talk with VietNamNet about the topic “ASEAN recovers after the pandemic”.

Vietnamese taekwondo athlete appointed among ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors

Vietnamese taekwondo martial artist Chau Tuyet Van along with nine other prominent athletes and sports officials in ASEAN have been appointed as ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors.

VN singer to perform at ASEAN - Korea Music Festival

Singer My Anh will represent Vietnam to perform at the ASEAN - Korea Music Festival, aka Round Music Festival 2021, which is scheduled to take place on January 9, 2022.

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.