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ASEAN Ministers on disaster management to meet in Ha Long next week

The north-eastern city of Ha Long (Vietnam) will play host to the 11th Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) from October 8 – 13, a press conference heard on October 6.

Vietnamese novel wins the Southeast Asian Write Award

Vietnamese writer Vinh Quyen has won the Southeast Asian (SEA) Write Award for his novel Inside Infinity.

ASEAN information and media gears up for digital era

ASEAN ministers strongly affirmed the role of information and communications in the new era as information transforms into knowledge and a life-time education while digital awareness improves among ASEAN citizens.

ASEAN, ASEAN+3 Information Ministers to gather in Da Nang

The 16th ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) meeting, the 7th AMRI Plus Three meeting, and related senior officials' meetings are scheduled to take place in the central city of Da Nang from September 20 to 23.

Vietnam hopes to become goods entrepot between ASEAN and China: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh pressed the button to inaugurate the Vietnamese pavilion at the 20th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning city, China’s Guangxi province, on September 17.

VN to host conference of ASEAN Book Publishers Association's Executive Committee

The Vietnam Publishers Association and the People’s Committee of HCM City will organise an annual conference of the Executive Committee of the ASEAN Book Publishers Association and sidelines activities from September 14-19, according to the VPA.

Vietnam wins several prizes at ASEAN Public Relations Excellence Awards

A number of Vietnamese individuals and collectives have been honoured at the 4th ASEAN Public Relations Excellence Awards, which aimed to celebrate outstanding actors in the public relations industry in the region.

Vietnamese Government leader stresses need to enhance ASEAN’s self-reliance

The Vietnamese leader urged ASEAN countries to urgently address policy and institutional bottlenecks and barriers, maintain the stability of the internal supply chain in order to improve the region's resilience against external impacts.

Vietnamese PM delivers speech at ASEAN Business and Investment Summit

ASEAN is fully capable of affirming its position as a polar in a multipolar world as well as its centrality in the regional cooperation and architecture, PM Pham Minh Chinh said at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Indonesia yesterday.

Vietnam’s 28 years of ASEAN membership

Twenty-eight years since officially joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 28, 1995, Vietnam's membership has left a profound mark with her positive contributions to the bloc’s common development.

Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus One Foreign Ministers’ Meetings

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son yesterday attended meetings between foreign ministers of ASEAN member states and their partners - New Zealand, India, Russia, Australia and China in Jakarta, Indonesia.

ASEAN Online Sale Day to get underway in August

ASEAN Online Sale Day 2023, the largest online shopping event in ASEAN, is scheduled to take place from August 8 to August 22.

Vietnam fosters cross-border e-commerce in ASEAN

The vigorous growth of e-commerce in recent years has created a golden opportunity for businesses to enter the export market more conveniently.

Maybank: Vietnam among fastest growing countries in ASEAN

The six economies of ASEAN, including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are predicted to grow by 4.2% this year, far exceeding the projected global GDP growth of 2.0%.

Vietnam voices concerns about East Sea issues at ARF SOM

Ambassador Vu Ho, acting head of SOM ASEAN Vietnam, voiced concerns about the ongoing complicated developments in cyber security, climate change, and East Sea issues at the ASEAN Regional Forum Senior Officials’ Meeting held on June 14 in Jakarta.

Vietnam, Cambodia have fastest port turnaround times in ASEAN: WB

Container shipping in Vietnam and Cambodia had the fastest port turnaround times in ASEAN in June 2022 with both countries scoring an average of 0.9 days, according to a World Bank (WB) report.

Vietnamese, Lao, Cambodian PMs discuss cooperation in working breakfast

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a working breakfast with his Lao and Cambodian counterparts - Sonexay Siphandone and Samdech Techo Hun Sen – on the occasion of the fourth Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit in Vientiane on April 5.

ASEAN emerges as fourth largest export market for Vietnamese seafood

ASEAN has become Vietnam’s fourth largest seafood export market amid local seafood exports to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Brunei recording a sharp annual increase in January, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam wins numerous ASEAN tourism awards

Many units of Vietnam were named in categories of the ASEAN Tourism Awards at a ceremony held as part of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2023, which wrapped up in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 5.

Vietnam calls for ASEAN cooperation to spur tourism development

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Doan Van Viet has called on other ASEAN member countries to support and cooperate with each other in tourism development.