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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.
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
Regional trade linkages, South China Sea tension top of ASEAN Summit agenda

Regional trade linkages, South China Sea tension top of ASEAN Summit agenda

HÀ NỘI — Plans to facilitate intra-regional trade to boost pandemic-hit economies and tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea were spotlighted at the ASEAN Summit on Friday.
26/06/2020
ASEAN leaders debate women’s empowerment in digital age

ASEAN leaders debate women’s empowerment in digital age

Vietnamese Prime Minster Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Friday chaired an ASEAN Leader’s Special Session as part of the 36th ASEAN Summit on Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age.
26/06/2020
ASEAN governments, parliaments boost ties to build people-centred community

ASEAN governments, parliaments boost ties to build people-centred community

The ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) aims to affirm the close co-ordination between the governments and parliaments of member nations in building a people-centred ASEAN Community.
26/06/2020
ASEAN urges China, US to set aside differences and work towards

ASEAN urges China, US to set aside differences and work towards "common good": Vietnamese leader

Việt Nam, like ASEAN, want the US and China to “focus on commonalities and overcome their differences for “the common good” especially as the international community is grappling to recover from the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
26/06/2020
PM chairs ASEAN leaders’ interface with ASEAN Business Advisory Council

PM chairs ASEAN leaders’ interface with ASEAN Business Advisory Council

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc affirmed the significance of businesses in ASEAN development at the ASEAN leaders’ interface with representatives of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) on Friday.
26/06/2020
ASEAN leaders reaffirm importance of peace, security, maritime freedom in East Sea

ASEAN leaders reaffirm importance of peace, security, maritime freedom in East Sea

Leaders of 10 ASEAN member countries "further reaffirm" the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, stability, safety and freedom of navigation and over-flight above the East Sea, according to their Vision Statement on Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN.
26/06/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s remarks at ASEAN-36 Summit's opening ceremony

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s remarks at ASEAN-36 Summit's opening ceremony

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of ASEAN and partners attended the online opening ceremony of the 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
26/06/2020
Vietnam takes over ASEAN chair

Vietnam takes over ASEAN chair

The Hanoitimes - The ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 will focus on cohesion and response that mean the bloc needs to adapt to global changes and achieves growth if united.
04/12/2019