Trade lifting developing Asia’s growth as ADB upgrades GDP forecast

Trade lifting developing Asia’s growth as ADB upgrades GDP forecast

NDO - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts that economic expansion in developing Asia will accelerate to 6% in 2017 as stronger than expected exports and domestic consumption fuel growth. (Dec 13, 2017)


Vietnam attaches importance to promoting cultural diversity

  Dec 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has implemented a wide range of policies to preserve and promote cultural diversity among ethnic groups, considering it an extremely important factor that ensures peace, stability and sustainable development, a Vietnamese diplomat has said.  

Da Nang hosts 37th ASEF Board of Governors meeting

  Dec 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 37th meeting of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Board of Governors kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on November 30, gathering governors from 53 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) members. 

Khanh Hoa hosts ASEAN-India workshop on blue economy

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – An ASEAN-India Workshop themed “Blue Economy: From Concept to Action” is taking place in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, from November 24-25.  

Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Japan held a ceremony in Tokyo on November 22 to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), recognising the bloc’s role in promoting peace and stability in the region and the world.  

EAS leaders reaffirm importance of keeping peace, stability in East Sea

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO/VNA - Leaders of the 10 ASEAN member states and partner countries have reaffirmed the importance of maintaining peace, stability and security in the East Sea, internationally known as South China Sea, while attending the recent 12th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Manila, the Philippines. 

Vietnam urges building of vision for responsible ASEM

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – As the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) enters the third decade, it is time to build a vision for a responsible and responsive ASEM as a champion for multilateral cooperation, said a senior Vietnamese official. 

ASEAN navies cooperate to protect marine environment

  Nov 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 11th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM-11) opened in Pattaya city, Thailand, on November 19, themed “Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment.” 

Cambodia inaugurates Vietnam-funded broadcast station project’s phase I

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Phase I of a project to build nine FM radio and television broadcasting stations funded by the Vietnamese Government in Cambodia was inaugurated in Kampong Cham province on November 16.  

ASEAN reach consensus on protecting rights of migrant workers

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Leaders of the ASEAN member countries have signed the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers following 10 years of negotiations. 

China proposes formulation of strategic partnership vision with ASEAN

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO/ VNA – China has proposed the formulation of a vision for strategic partnership between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toward 2030 to upgrade cooperation. 

ASEAN+3 Summit highlights economic cooperation

  Nov 14, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The ASEAN 3 Summit took place in Manila, the Philippines, on November 14 with the attendance of leaders from 10 ASEAN member states and Japan, China and the Republic of Korea.  

Vietnam values partners’ commitments to ASEAN: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

  Nov 14, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam always respects ASEAN’s relations with partners and highly values the partners’ commitment to continuing to assist the bloc to build an ASEAN Community and bring into play its central role in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said. 

Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN Summit in Philippines

  Nov 13, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders from nine other ASEAN member countries attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, the Philippines, on November 13. 

ASEAN Summit opens in Philippines

  Nov 13, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 31st ASEAN Summit kicked off in the Philippine capital of Manila on November 13 with the agenda focusing on peace, stability and cooperation.