ASEAN ramps up sustainable initiatives to combat wider global uncertainties

ASEAN ramps up sustainable initiatives to combat wider global uncertainties

Vietnam and other regional nations have vowed to advance cooperation in economic recovery including health and energy amidst escalating global crises, with an upgrade of an agreement on trade in goods.
Contributing to a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Contributing to a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Vietnam became an official member of ASEAN on July 28, 1995 at the 28th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. This was an important turning point, opening a period of integration and development in Southeast Asia.
Building on the ASEAN Community

Building on the ASEAN Community

August 8 will mark ASEAN’s 55th anniversary of establishment and the end of last month marked 27 years since Vietnam joined the bloc. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son writes about the journey of ASEAN development and Vietnam’s contributions to the organisation.
ASEAN heads of civil service meet in Hanoi

ASEAN heads of civil service meet in Hanoi

The Heads of Civil Service Meeting themed “Modernising civil service towards a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community” kicked off on August 5 as part of the 21st ASEAN Conference on Civil Service Matters (ACCSM 21).
Myanmar pledges to implement five-point consensus with ASEAN this year

Myanmar pledges to implement five-point consensus with ASEAN this year

Myanmar's leader Sen. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has said that some points of a consensus reached with the ASEAN to end the country's ongoing crisis will be implemented this year.
Indonesia, RoK to enhance cooperation in different fields

Indonesia, RoK to enhance cooperation in different fields

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Yoon Suk-yeol will hold a summit with his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in Seoul this week and discuss cooperation in defence, infrastructure and other areas, Korean National Security Adviser Kim Sung-han said on July 25.
Trade within ASEAN adding fresh layers

Trade within ASEAN adding fresh layers

With all ASEAN member states pledging to further facilitate trade and investment links via the upgrade and implementation of trade deals, Vietnam is taking advantage to amplify ties with regional nations.
ASEAN, ESCAP promote partnership in SDG implementation

ASEAN, ESCAP promote partnership in SDG implementation

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened a meeting in New York on July 7 to seek measures to speed up the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and strengthen their partnership.
ASEAN, UK reaffirm commitment to strengthen cooperation

ASEAN, UK reaffirm commitment to strengthen cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Kingdom reaffirmed commitments to strengthen mutual cooperation at their first Senior Officials’ Meeting (AUKSOM).
ASEAN strengthens concerted efforts to fight transboundary haze pollution

ASEAN strengthens concerted efforts to fight transboundary haze pollution

The Sub-regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Trans-boundary Haze Pollution (MSC) convened its 23rd meeting on July 5 via video conference.
Vietnam joins ASEAN bazaar in Argentina

Vietnam joins ASEAN bazaar in Argentina

The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina, in collaboration with diplomatic missions of Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, all members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), organised an annual bazaar on June 25, featuring a wide range of their traditional handicrafts, food and musical performances.
ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

The ASEAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), have held the Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue on Empowering ASEAN For Circular Economy online.
Vietnam ranks second in green bond issuance in ASEAN

Vietnam ranks second in green bond issuance in ASEAN

Vietnam ranks second in green bond issuance in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to the ASEAN Sustainable Finance – State of the Market 2021 report recently released by Climate Bonds Initiatives (CBI) and HSBC.
ASEAN remains long-term investment destination: expert

ASEAN remains long-term investment destination: expert

With its young population that promises a vibrant economy, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will continue to be a supportive and attractive investment destination in the long term, UOB Asset Management Malaysia Chief Executive Officer Lim Suet Ling has said.
Diplomat proposes ways to beef up India – ASEAN relations

Diplomat proposes ways to beef up India – ASEAN relations

Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau has attended workshops themed “Act East through North East” and “Natural Allies in Development and Interdependence” held recently by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Government of Assam State.
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