ASEAN Secretary General highlights milestones in bloc’s 50-year history

ASEAN Secretary General highlights milestones in bloc’s 50-year history

NDO/VNA – ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh highlighted the bloc’s milestones during its 50 years of existence in an interview with reporters. (Aug 04, 2017)


Japan affirms to deepen ties with ASEAN

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan will deepen its cooperation with ASEAN at a lunch meeting with Ambassadors of the bloc’s member states on July 11 on the occasion of ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967-2017).  

21st ASEAN-RoK Dialogue convenes in Cambodia

  Jun 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - The 2st ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) Dialogue took place in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province on June 22-23. 

Seminar discusses ASEAN’s road for coming years amid challenges

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – An international seminar on geopolitical transition in the Asia-Pacific and the half-century road of ASEAN took place in Hanoi on June 9. 

ASEAN looks towards stronger group

  Jun 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has called on ASEAN member countries to ensure a deep understanding of opportunities and challenges amid rapid changes in the region and the world in order to seek solutions to fulfil the group’s major objectives. 

Cambodian ruling party wins big success in communal election

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA –The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won victory in the communal election on June 4, while the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) came second, according to preliminary results announced by Cambodia’s National Election Commission (NEC) on June 5.  

ASEAN senior officials seek measures for trans-national crimes

  May 24, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 17th ASEAN’s Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC 17) opened in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on May 24.  

ASEAN working group for health supplements meets in Da Nang

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Traditional Medicines and Health Supplements Product Working Group (TMHS PWG) convened its 27th meeting in Da Nang city on May 18.  

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation, draft COC framework

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – ASEAN member countries and China have reiterated the commitment reached by high-ranking leaders to fully and effectively enforce the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC).  

ASEAN+3 agrees to boost finance, trade cooperation

  May 06, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Finance leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan, China and the Republic of Korea agreed to enhance regional finance cooperation and support multilateral trade and investment systems.  

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN Summit’s success: diplomat

  May 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had important contributions to the success of the 30th ASEAN Summit, which took place in the Philippines on April 29-30. 

Summit repeats resolve to turn ASEAN into regional cooperation example

  May 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – Southeast Asian leaders renewed their resolve to build ASEAN into an example of regional cooperation at the recently concluded 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, the Philippines, according to ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh.  

Philippine President issues ASEAN Chairman’s statement

  Apr 30, 2017
NDO/VNA – President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte issued a Chairman’s statement on April 30, one day after the 30th ASEAN Summit closed.  

AIPA, ASEAN aim for stronger relations at all levels

  Apr 30, 2017
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.  

30th ASEAN Summit opens in Manila

  Apr 29, 2017
NDO/VNA - The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened in Manila, the Philippines on April 29 with the attendance of leaders of 10 ASEAN member nations.