VOV.VN - Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thai Xuan Dung took over the role of the chair of the ASEAN Committee in the Czech Republic until the end of the year from Indonesian Ambassador Kenssy D. Ekaningsih during the 18th meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Prague held on August 25.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on August 25 co-chaired the 17th Meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Vietnam and India.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 25 called on foreign businesses to come and invest in ASEAN, a safe place for doing business amid global uncertainty, to achieve long-term success.
VOV.VN - The 38th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME 38) was held online on August 24 under the chair of Hoang Tien Dung, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority with a view to reviewing a host of activities and prepare for the forthcoming 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM).
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan has affirmed the country’s recognition of the great importance of its all-around co-operation and partnership with Ukraine.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc chaired an online ceremony in Washington D.C. on the night of August 20 marking the 53rd founding anniversary of ASEAN.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's Tra fish (Pangasius) exports to the ASEAN market were valued at US$73.1 million by mid-July, a drop of 32.4% in comparison to the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
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’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva held a ceremony on August 19 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19).
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 - Vietnam has played an active role as the ASEAN Chair 2020, especially in leading the regional bloc in carrying out the ASEAN’s initiatives and priorities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A flag-raising ceremony was held at the Embassy of Indonesia in Hanoi on August 17 to celebrate the 75th Independence Day of Indonesia.
VOV.VN - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held a meeting in Hanoi on August 15 with President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin who is on a visit to Vietnam for the national mourning of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.
VOV.VN - Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows from Europe will initially be slow to move into Vietnam following the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) which entered into force on August 1.
VOV.VN - Director of the Foreign Relations Department at the Ministry of Defence Lieut. Gen. Vu Chien Thang co-chaired an online meeting on August 13 alongside Director of Defence Policy Office of Singapore Col. Amos Yeo to discuss bilateral defence co-operation and the ASEAN Chairmanship Year in 2020.
Vietnam has been a highly responsible and enthusiastic member of ASEAN in the past 25 years since its membership of the bloc, Dr. Munir Majid, Chairman of ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia (ASEAN-BAC Malaysia) has said.
VOV.VN - Canada attaches great importance to strengthening cooperation with ASEAN, while supporting ASEAN’s central role in the regional structure, said a senior Canadian diplomat.
Since its official establishment in 1967, the Assocation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has obtained several achievements.
VOV.VN -The embassies of Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia in Ukraine recently held a flag-raising ceremony in celebration of the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (1967-2020).
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: