VOV.VN - Despite Vietnam’s Tra fish (pangasius) exports to major export markets suffering negative growth, there has been strong signs of growth to both the UK and Singaporean markets in the first half of the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - With local exports to both the United States and European markets facing plenty of difficulties as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, many businesses based in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking opportunities to bolster exports to other ASEAN member states.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.
Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung affirmed that Vietnam has well performed tasks in the capacity as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), thus creating an international environment conducive to the country’s development and integration as well as bolstering bilateral ties with countries.
VOV.VN - ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
VOV.VN - During the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam will place great importance on stepping up defence and security co-operation within the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) framework, according to Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.
VOV.VN - Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO, and other international organisations in Geneva, reaffirmed Vietnam's unwavering commitment to promoting human rights and highlighted the country’s effective and timely measures taken to combat COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of National Defence held a video conference of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus Working Group (ADSOM+ WG) in Hanoi on June 30.
VOV.VN - Despite the first half of the year seeing Vietnamese export turnover to China only reach a mere US$34.8 billion, equal to a slight fall of 2.2% from the same period last year, the northern neighbour retained its place as the country’s largest import market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended the ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) as part of the virtual 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivers a message on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter.
Vietnamese Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 26 chaired an ASEAN Leaders' Special Session on Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age as part of the 36th ASEAN Summit.
The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.
ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi has spoken highly of Vietnam’s capacity in its role as ASEAN Chair.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has urged ASEAN member states to further strengthen intra-bloc solidarity and cohesion, and enhance resilience in the face of challenges in the region and the world.
Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.
Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) are set to convene a teleconferenced dialogue on June 26, during which they will show their commitment to further enhancing solidarity within the bloc and its relations with partners to cope with the challenges and build a sustainable community.
VOV.VN - In the context of the COVID-19 epidemic evolving in a complex manner, ASEAN has no choice but to carry out the dual task of epidemic control and economic recovery while promoting cooperation within the bloc and with other partners.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin discussed cooperation between the two nations and regional and international issues of common concern during their phone talks on June 23.