The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to prioritise its signining of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with six free trade partners by the end of this year.
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).
Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Foreign Minister and head of SOM ASEAN of Vietnam, as the Chair of the ASEAN and the ASEAN+3 cooperation framework, chaired an online meeting of ASEAN+3 Senior Officials’ Meeting with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea on July 20.
VOV.VN - ASEAN senior officials vowed on July 16 to foster greater intra-regional co-operation to weather the COVID-19 crisis and realise the goal of building a stronger, united, and self-resilient community as agreed upon by their leaders.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 20 reported on the anti-COVID-19 work and key solutions for socio-economic recovery and development, calling for joint concerted efforts and high resolve to weather difficulties and perform tasks as best as possible.
Faced with the negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on regional and global economies, including interruptions to supply chains, ASEAN countries are making greater efforts to recover and improve their responsiveness to future risks, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc has joined ambassadors and diplomats of other ASEAN countries in attending the first online meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Washington DC, the US, discussing COVID-19 prevention and economic recovery.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung affirmed Vietnam’s readiness to share its information and experience with the UK in the battle against COVID-19 while talking on the phone with Minister of State at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Nigel Adams on April 16.
VOV.VN - The ASEAN Special Summit and the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response will be held online in Hanoi on April 14, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
The sixth ASEAN Plus Three Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development was held in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on November 22.
Vietnam’s economy is expected to grow at 6.6% in 2019 after strong growth of 7.1% in 2018 with inflation contained below the authorities’ target of 4%.
VOV.VN - A delegation from the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) led by its Vice President Ngo Minh Hien had a meeting with representatives of the Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee on June 11 to discuss co-ordinating efforts to organise the ASEAN+3 Song Contest scheduled for July in Ha Long city.
The tenth meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN and the ambassadors of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 17.
The ASEAN+3 finance ministers have agree to consider adding the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan to currency swap arrangements in addition to the US dollar as part of efforts to deal with possible financial crises while rejecting protectionism amid growing US-China trade tensions.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has applauded a host of initiatives to step up ASEAN+3 cooperation, such as building a mechanism warning regional macroeconomic risks to improve the economies’ response readiness, and boosting regional collaboration in early disaster warning.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held a Joint Consultative Meeting (JCM) in Singapore on October 15 and 16 to prepare for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings.
Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has affirmed Vietnam's commitment to accelerate the practical and effective ASEAN+3 and East Asian Summit (EAS) cooperation process at the ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Meeting and related meetings in Singapore.
Economies in the ASEAN+3 region should enhance their connectivity, boost the service sector and develop skilled human resources in order to meet the world’s demands, heard a seminar in Hanoi on May 25.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Cambodia and Vietnamese students in the country on April 1 participated in the third ASEAN+3 festival in Phnom Penh.