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ASEAN 2020: Joining hands to empower women

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather at a special session within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26 to discuss women’s empowerment in the digital age for the first time.

ASEAN countries prove effective cooperation in curbing COVID-19: Deputy Defence Minister

ASEAN entered 2020 with a lot of difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the initial success in curbing the spread of the disease in the region has proved effective intra-regional cooperation, 

Vietnam joins hands with ASEAN battle against COVID-19

All member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have recorded COVID-19 infections. 

Vietnam consults ASEAN members about postponement of summit

Vietnam has been consulting ASEAN member nations and partners about the possibility of postponing the 36th ASEAN Summit and related meetings in early April as scheduled due to complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Social affairs – a focus of Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020

Social affairs will be an important issue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as its socio-cultural community in 2020 when Vietnam serves as Chair of the ASEAN, a Vietnamese official has said.

PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.

PM highlights Vietnam-RoK, ASEAN-RoK fruitful cooperation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highly valued cooperative relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), as well as between ASEAN and the RoK.

Chairmanship to help Vietnam affirm stature in ASEAN

The chairmanship of ASEAN for 2020 that Vietnam officially assumed on November 4 will be a chance for the country to affirm its role and stature while further showing itself as an active member of the ASEAN Community.

ASEAN, India back maintaining peace in East Sea

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) appreciated India’s contributions to peace and stability in Southeast Asia at a summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 3.

Malaysia calls for capitalisation of ASEAN’s population to boost growth

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to leverage on its large population base as a more integrated market to achieve greater economic growth.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends 35th ASEAN summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 22nd ASEAN-China Summit in Bangkok on November 3.

Vietnamese PM’s attendance in summits aims to enhance ASEAN solidarity

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits on November 2-4 is set to demonstrate Vietnam’s efforts to join hands with other members to enhance the bloc’s solidarity and relations with partners.

Vietnam - bright spot in FDI attraction in ASEAN

News and World Report of the US has ranked Vietnam eighth among 29 best economies to invest in, and first among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the list.

VN top legislator meets Chinese businesspeople in Beijing

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with executives of some Chinese businesses in Beijing on July 10 as part of her ongoing official visit to China.

Vietnam chairs plenary of Conference on Disarmament

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's permanent mission to the United Nations in Geneva, on June 25 chaired a plenary session of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) at the UN headquarters in Geneva.