An exhibition on the ASEAN Community and Vietnam’s seas and islands was opened in the border district of Bao Lac, Cao Bang province, on July 24.
Vietnam has been playing an active role in building a common community in ASEAN since it became a member of the bloc and has increased its stature in recent years, according to Dr Balazs Szanto from the Webster University Thailand.
ASEAN should prioritise the enhancement of connectivity, sustainable and inclusive development, and the improvement of its role in sub-region cooperation, including Mekong collaboration, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith have shared information and experience in novel coronavirus (COVOID-19) prevention and control, and exchanged views on a range of measures to step up comprehensive cooperation.
Prof. Vladimir Kolotov from the Saint Petersburg State University has said Vietnam, in its capacity as ASEAN Chair, played an active role in seeking solutions to basic issues faced by the region at the 36th ASEAN Summit.
By successfully organising the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit amid complex developments of COVID-19, Vietnam has once again affirmed its proactive and responsible chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020, which is also the common assessment shared by many foreign leaders and experts.
VOV.VN - The 36th ASEAN Summit held in Hanoi on June 26 released the Chairman’s Statement, affirming the grouping’s determination to enhance unity, cooperation and solidarity to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and realize the goal of building the ASEAN Community by 2025.
Promoting the role of youth in ASEAN will contribute not only to intensifying the sustainability of development strategies but also to tightening solidarity and friendship among countries in the region and the world.
VOV.VN - The empowerment of women during the digital age will be the topic that takes centre stage during a special session held among ASEAN leaders within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit which is set to take place on June 26.
VOV.VN - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, in his capacity as Chairman of ASEAN Economic Ministers, held a phone call with ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi on May 6 to discuss plans on the pathway to economic recovery as well as the state of regional supply chains following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Special ASEAN Summit via video conference on April 14, 2020 has issued a declaration.
The first teleconference of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies was held on March 31 under the chair of Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Maii on March 3 gave a reception in Hanoi for a delegation of the ASEAN Community Women's Group led by Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the International Women’s Day (March 8).
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Le Quy Quynh on February 27 affirmed Vietnam’s determination to fulfill its role as Chair of ASEAN in 2020 as a contribution to the building of a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community.
VOV.VN - As ASEAN Military Medicine Chair, Vietnam suggests member states consider organizing drills to cope with disease outbreaks and spread in 2020, Gen. Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich, said at the ongoing ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Retreat on February 19 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - The new logo for ASEAN Year 2020 has been unveiled at a press conference hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Hanoi on January 3.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on behalf of the Government and people of Vietnam, extended his greetings to leaders of ASEAN member states, their families and all people of the ASEAN Community, wishing them a New Year brimful of health, happiness and success.
The Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Ponpipaat Benyasri, is paying an official visit to Vietnam from December 19-21 which aims to enhance the traditional friendship and mutual trust between the two militaries and peoples.
VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and General Secretary of the ASEAN National Committee 2020 Nguyen Quoc Dung underscored Vietnam’s priorities during the ASEAN Chair Year 2020 at an international press conference in Hanoi on November 18.
An exhibition of photos and reportage-documentary films on the ASEAN Community launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications will open in the southern province of Dong Nai on September 24.