NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) pledges to continue fostering its relations with ASEAN at all levels, according to an AIPA message sent to the ASEAN leaders at a meeting in Manila on April 29.
NDO/VNA – ASEAN foreign ministers issued on April 28 a statement expressing grave concern over the escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula, urging the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and all parties concerned to exercise self-restraint in order to relieve the tension.
NDO/VNA – The Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) to ASEAN convened its sixth session in Manila, the Philippines, on April 26, in preparation for the 30th ASEAN Summit and related meetings slated for April 27-29.
NDO – This August, a photo contest scheduled to be held in Hanoi, will feature the beauty of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) people and countries on the occasion of the bloc’s 50th anniversary (1967 - 2017).
NDO – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a seminar entitled, ‘Promoting the role of the media in communicating ASEAN Community’, on April 18, in Hanoi, to introduce the sources of information and documents related to the interests of ASEAN Community.
NDO/VNA – Vietnam highly values and welcomes the outcomes of the strategic partnership between ASEAN and New Zealand, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung said at the 24th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue held in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 21-22.
NDO/VNA—Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted that ASEAN should focus more on improving the quality of people’s lives, ensuring all benefit equally from the building of the ASEAN Community.