VOV.VN - Celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of Vietnamese National Day were solemnly held on September 2 by the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, with a large number of embassy staff, neighbouring agencies, and representatives of the Vietnamese Association in the Russian Federation participating.
VOV.VN - The nation has boosted its rapid international integration and become an active participant in multiple areas of ASEAN co-operation as a means of making significant contributions to the development and success of the regional bloc over the past 25 years.
Vietnam, as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, is exerting every effort to boost the building of a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community so that the bloc can deal with all possible challenges and difficulties, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has said.
VOV.VN - For the first time ASEAN Foreign Ministers on August 8 issued a statement on the importance of maintaining peace and stability in Southeast Asia. Following is the full text of the statement:
VOV.VN - As the ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam gives the highest priority to promoting solidarity, unity and effective coordination among member countries, while strengthening ties with partners, says Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a speech while chairing an ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony marking the 53rd founding anniversary of the association in Hanoi on August 7.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is stepping up preparations for the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings in September, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
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).