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.
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 36th ASEAN Summit offers an opportunity for the regional countries to further enhance intra-bloc cooperation to repel challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said 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 ASEAN High-Level Symposium on Disaster Management was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 26-27 with the presence of delegates from ASEAN member countries as well as the bloc’s partner countries, regional and international organisations.
Social affairs will be an important issue of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as its socio-cultural community in 2020 when Vietnam serves as Chair of the ASEAN, a Vietnamese official has said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam received the ASEAN Chairmanship for 2020 from Thailand on November 4 at the 35th ASEAN Summit. During the one-year tenure starting on January 1, Vietnam will be tasked with outlining orientations for the regional bloc to enhance connectivity and overcome challenges.
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi has expressed his confidence that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand’s chairmanship ends at the end of this year.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh hosted a reception for visiting Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Lim Jock Hoi in Hanoi on August 27.
VOV.VN - Vietnam always considers ASEAN one of the important pillars in its foreign policy and is gearing itself up for its role as ASEAN Chair 2020, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a reception for ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi in Hanoi on August 27.
Defence Minister, Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 26 for visiting ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi has welcomed Vietnam to hold the Chair of ASEAN in 2020, noting that the country has made big steps forward and become one of the key economies in the grouping.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended a ceremony celebrating the 52nd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the inauguration ceremony of the ASEAN Secretariat’s new building in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 8.
Strategic directions for dealing with root causes of social issues were the main theme of a conference in Jakarta on May 23 held by the Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei Lim Jock Hoi is expected to become Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) after ASEAN foreign ministers agreed to nominate him for the post, official sources said.