Ceremonies were held in Bangkok on November 4 evening to wrap up the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits and hand over the ASEAN chairmanship for 2020 to Vietnam.
Vietnam is ready to take on the role of ASEAN Chair in 2020, making contributions to building a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community, said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2020 that Vietnam officially assumed on November 4 will be a chance for the country to affirm its role and stature while further showing itself as an active member of the ASEAN Community.
Over the past decades, Vietnam has been an active and responsible member which has a significant influence on ASEAN’s structure, contributing to maintaining unity, peace and security in the region, and the building of a people-centered ASEAN community.
ASEAN’s unity must continue to be the key factor in both thought and actions for the sake of a steady, resilient and strongly cohesive ASEAN Community, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore on November 13.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam held a flag-hoisting ceremony in Hanoi on August 8 to mark the 51st Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
PSNews - The exhibition features 230 photographs by ASEAN’s photographers from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
In the morning of October 19, at the “ASEAN Journalism: Comparative perspective” seminar, Permanent Vice Chairman of Vietnam Journalists Association Ho Quang Loi announced the photo contest named “ASEAN- A community” of the ASEAN Journalists Confederation.
On September 17th (Venezuela’s time), after the opening ceremony, participants of Non-Aligned Movement Summit start the first discussion.
A year since its inception, the ASEAN Community (AC) has gained encouraging achievements but also faces many challenges, heard a workshop held in Hà Nội yesterday.
The ASEAN Community and social-labour issues were highlighted at a training conference hosted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 30.
PSNews – The 1st ASEAN Traffic Police Forum was officially opened on November 21st in Hanoi.