North Korea on Friday (May 25th) said it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump cancelled a summit between the two countries, a decision Pyongyang described as "extremely regrettable".
(VNF) - The Government of Canada on January 19th appointed Ms Marie-Louise Hannan as Canada’s new Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) is continuing to implement its strategic tasks in line with the comprehensive and principal renovation policy with a focus on Party building and ideology.
Singapore and the US signed a defence cooperation agreement (DCA) in Washington on December 8th.
(VNF) - EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica is scheduled to visit South East Asia region, including Vietnam (November 16th - 18th) and Cambodia (November 18th - 20th).
(VNF) - The world’s Digital Industrial Company GE from the US, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid businesses as part of its largest-ever industrial acquisition.
The ASEAN Culture Week was organized at the Headquarters of the Mexican Senate from October 27th - 30th.
The Netherlands-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on October 29th stated that it has jurisdiction over a case filed by the Philippines contesting China’s claims to disputed areas in the East Sea.
International policymakers and leading minds in finance gathered at the 6th World Bank (WB)- Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit in Singapore on October 20th to discuss measures to foster private capital in infrastructure development.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to Japan was highlighted on Japanese newspapers. On September 16th and 17th, the local newspapers covered all activities by the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam in Japan, appreciating the importance of the visit and the Vietnam – Japan cooperative relation in all areas.
(VNF) - The 11th ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2015 (Chief Information Officer and Chief Security Officer) organized by International Data Group (IDG) was held in Hanoi on September 16th.
(VNF) - Delivering on the European agenda on migration from May, the European Commission (EC) on September 9th was putting forward a comprehensive package of proposals which will help address the refugee crisis that EU member states and neighboring countries are facing, including by tackling the root causes making people seek refuge in Europe.
A bomb exploded in the centre of Bangkok, Thailand around 19:00 (local time) of August 17th, leaving at least 12 dead and 20 others injured, according to local media reports.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated its 48 th founding anniversary (August 8) at the headquarters of its Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 10.
A series of meetings between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the group’s 10 partners took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 5.
ASEAN foreign ministers affirmed the resolve to complete remaining tasks towards the formation the ASEAN Community at the end of this year at the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 48) which took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 4.
(VNF) - “Vietnam’s entry into the TPP helps it reach its goal of comprehensive international integration. Of all the member countries, Vietnam stands to benefit the most”, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius acknowledged as the outcome of the TPP Ministers’ Meeting that concluded on July 30th in Lahaina, Hawaii.