Vietnam, Malaysia tighten cooperation on international issues

Vietnam and Malaysia will increase the bilateral exchange of views and with other ASEAN countries on international issues, including the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), according... Read more »

New tech to bolster ASEAN e-trade

Vietnam as ASEAN chair this year is accelerating the application of digital technologies and administrative reforms to facilitate intra-bloc e-trade activities. Read more »

ASEAN+3 ministers agree to strengthen cultural, arts exchanges

Culture ministers of the ASEAN Plus Three countries, including 10 ASEAN member states and China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, have agreed to strengthen multilateral cultural and arts exchanges... Read more »

Hanoi exhibition showcases traditional ASEAN attires

The ASEAN Traditional Costume Exhibition held in Hanoi celebrates the 15th anniversary of the ASEAN Community and Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020. Read more »

Full steam ahead for smart city development

Amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution sweeping across the globe, Vietnam has taken advantage of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network and learned regional experiences to formulate its own policies on building... Read more »

PM attends ASEAN Smart Cities Summit & Expo

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc addressed the plenary session of the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit 2020 in Hanoi on October 22. The event is held by the Party Central Committee's... Read more »

Vietnamese exports to ASEAN grow at low rate of 5.26%

The nation’s exports to the ASEAN market this year are expected to reach US$23.6 billion, while the average growth rate for the 2016 to 2020 period is predicted to witness... Read more »

Fighting inequality in ASEAN to defeat the coronavirus pandemic

Against the backdrop of pain and suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ASEAN governments are being encouraged to invest adequately into public services to guarantee the quality of people’s... Read more »

ASEAN, UN pledge greater efforts to build rules-based international order.

ASEAN and the United Nations have re-affirmed their resolve to promote multilateral cooperation and build a rules-based international order. Read more »

Vietnam has ambitious goals in its new national industrial policy. Can it stay competitive?

The new Vietnamese industrial policy, Resolution No. 23-NQ /TW, outlines major goals and solutions to promote industrialization in Vietnam, particularly with the aim of being among the leading ASEAN economies... Read more »

Exhibition on ASEAN traditional costumes opens in Hanoi

PANO – The Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition and the Department of International Cooperation under the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism co-held an exhibition showcasing traditional ASEAN... Read more »

PM Nguyên Xuân Phuc at the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyên Xuân Phuc chaired the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit plenary session in Hanoi on Thursday (October 22nd), saying that the development of smart cities must... Read more »

Businesses to improve people with disabilities integration in the ASEAN

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs chaired an online meeting with its ASEAN partners to promote the community integration of people with disabilities through business support. Read more »

Smart cities promoted to improve national competitiveness

On Thursday Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked ASEAN members to work closely to fulfill ASEAN’s priorities in 2020 to successfully develop the ASEAN Smart Cities Network. Read more »

Traditional ASEAN costumes on display in Hanoi

Traditional costumes of the ten ASEAN countries are being showcased in Hanoi to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the ASEAN Community and Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020. Read more »

Vietnam values UN role in peacekeeping, sustainable development

Vietnam appreciates the role of the UN, a centre for coordinating countries’ joint actions and international efforts to ensure peace and promote sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister... Read more »

Admiring ASEAN traditional costumes in Hanoi

The exhibition "Traditional costumes of ASEAN countries 2020" aims to introduce the culture, life and people of ASEAN member countries through the beauty of traditional clothing culture, enhancing mutual understanding... Read more »

Vietnam surpasses Singapore, Malaysia to become the 4th largest economy in ASEAN

Vietnam surpasses Singapore, Malaysia to become the 4th largest economy in ASEAN Read more »

Vietnam’s labour productivity growth rate fastest in ASEAN

Vietnam’s labour productivity growth rate fastest in ASEAN Read more »

ASEAN 2020: Exhibition on ASEAN traditional costumes opens in Hanoi

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in collaboration with embassies of ASEAN countries in Vietnam, held an exhibition featuring ASEAN traditional costumes in Hanoi on October 21. The event... Read more »

Floods: AAHA assistance to stricken provinces

Everything is under water.Photo: VNA /CVN The ASEAN Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA) has decided to send relief goods to Thua Thiên-Huê and Quang provinces. Sorting.... Read more »

China, US make up more than 50% of export value for Vietnamese tra fish

China (Hong Kong) and the United States remain the two largest export markets for Vietnamese tra fish, with their market shares accounting for more than 50% of the total export... Read more »

ASEAN, Japan enjoy “heart-to-heart relationship”, says PM Suga

Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has concluded his three-day official visit to Viet Nam from October 18-20. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide pleasantlywalk from the... Read more »

CABA and VACD join hands to tackle unexpected challenges

Vietnam’s shift from a centrally planned to a market economy has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a lower middle-income country. World Bank says... Read more »

Vietnam, Peru hold fourth political consultation

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Thanh Son and his Peruvian counterpart Manuel Talavera Espinar virtually held the fourth political consultation at the deputy minister level on October 20. Read more »

Japan strongly condemns all acts escalating tensions in South China Sea: PM Suga

Japan Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) policy and ASEAN's Outlook on the Indo-Pacific share much in common. Read more »

Beauty of ASEAN nations and people introduced in Vietnam

Nearly 300 photos and 60 feature films and documentaries from ASEAN are being showcased at an exhibition in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to introduce to the public... Read more »

Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on October 19 had a meeting with students of the Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi - a symbol of human resource... Read more »

Vietnamese NA attaches importance to promoting extensive strategic partnership with Japan

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) places great importance on reinforcing the extensive strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia between Vietnam and Japan, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim... Read more »

ASEAN holds workshop to enhance regional supply chain efficiency

ASEAN member states' government officials, dialogue partners and other external partners attended a regional workshop on “Development of ASEAN Database on Trade Routes and Framework for Enhancing Supply Chain... Read more »

Vietnamese exports to India likely to rise by US$633 million

Vietnamese businesses could increase exports to India by US$633 million annually, the Standard Chartered Trade Opportunity Report has revealed. Read more »

Construction steel exports soar in Q3

Vietnam exported over 400,000 tonnes of construction steel in the third quarter of 2020, increasing by 4 percent and 37 percent compared to the first and second quarters, respectively, according... Read more »

Vietnamese exports to India likely to rise by 633 million USD

Vietnamese businesses could increase exports to India by 633 million USD annually, the Standard Chartered Trade Opportunity Report has revealed. Read more »

Diverse specific cultural and sports activities during ASEAN Chairmanship Year

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will organize many unique cultural and sports activities within the framework of ASEAN Chairmanship Year. Read more »

New Japanese PM cementing bonds

With the official visit by Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to Vietnam taking place this week, the Southeast Asian nation is still considered a special partner of Japan in its focus... Read more »

Vietnam attaches great importance to the universal goal of decolonisation

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission at the United Nations, affirmed Vietnam attaches great importance to the universal goal of decolonisation and the exercise of the legitimate... Read more »

Vietnam plays important role in Japan’s foreign policy toward ASEAN: Japanese official

A Japanese Foreign Ministry official told the press on Friday that Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s selection of Vietnam in his first overseas trip since taking office came from robust... Read more »

Vietnam plays an important role in Japan’s foreign policy regarding the ASEAN

A Japanese Foreign Ministry official told the press on Friday that the Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s selection of Vietnam in his first overseas trip since taking office came from... Read more »

Exhibition featuring beauty of ASEAN nations and people to open in Lâm Đồng

The exhibition of photos and feature films-documentaries about the ASEAN Community will open at the Administrative Centre of Lâm Đồng Province from October 19 to 22. — Photo of the... Read more »

Startups in ASEAN help promote inclusive and sustainable development: UNDP

Young entrepreneurs will play a key role in the post Covid-19 socio-economic recovery journey, even accelerating it in the Southeast Asian region, stated a senior UNDP official. Read more »