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COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre

COVID-19 - A test of ASEAN’s calibre

15/07/2020
Southeast Asia was the first region in the world to be affected by COVID-19 due to its geographic proximity and close trade relations with China, where the outbreak began.
ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens

ASEAN forum on sub-regional development opens

ASEAN should prioritize the enhancement of connectivity, sustainable and inclusive development, and the improvement of its role in sub-region cooperation, including Mekong collaboration, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
15/07/2020
36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN

36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN

The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
27/06/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc calls for stronger ASEAN cooperation against COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc calls for stronger ASEAN cooperation against COVID-19

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.
27/06/2020
Prime Minister attaches importance to firms’ recovery in building ASEAN Community

Prime Minister attaches importance to firms’ recovery in building ASEAN Community

The Governments of ASEAN member countries will spare no efforts to help the business community surmount challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic to quickly recover and resume services and production, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on June 26.
27/06/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: 36th ASEAN Summit a success

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: 36th ASEAN Summit a success

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the 36th ASEAN Summit which was held on June 26 via video conference was a success
27/06/2020
Ha Noi Plan of Action on Strengthening ASEAN Economic Cooperation

Ha Noi Plan of Action on Strengthening ASEAN Economic Cooperation

TGVN. This Plan of Action implements the Declaration of the Special ASEAN Summit on the COVID-19 adopted by the ASEAN Heads of State/Government at a Special ASEAN Summit on 14 April 2020, in particular, the mandate to implement the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Statement on Strengthening ASEAN’s Economic Resilience in Response to the Outbreak of COVID-19, issued on 10 March 2020, and to explore a temporary arrangement to preserve supply chain connectivity during the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
27/06/2020
VN encourages ASEAN to promote social development after pandemic

VN encourages ASEAN to promote social development after pandemic

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam as Chair of ASEAN 2020 has been working closely with the ASEAN Secretariat and member countries to implement initiatives and activities to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, head of the senior officials’ committee for the ASEAN socio-cultural community Nguyễn Mạnh Cường has said.
26/06/2020
ASEAN urged to enhance resilience amid regional and int’l challenges

ASEAN urged to enhance resilience amid regional and int’l challenges

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình 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.
26/06/2020
Greater unity needed to confront pandemic: ASEAN summit opening

Greater unity needed to confront pandemic: ASEAN summit opening

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister of Việt Nam Nguyễn Xuân Phúc called for solidarity among ASEAN members to weather the tough challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
26/06/2020