Daily Archives: August 3, 2018

Singapore calls for strengthened regional structure with ASEAN playing central role

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday called on ASEAN members to increase regional integration and build an open, comprehensive, and ASEAN-centered structure.

Addressing the 51st ASEAN Foreig…

ASEAN to boster intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-51) opened in Singapore on Thursday, attended by top diplomats from the 10 member countries.

Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh unde…

ASEAN to boster intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM-51) opened in Singapore on Thursday, attended by top diplomats from the 10 member countries.

Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh unde…

Music show raises 1.8 million USD for seas, islands

More than 1.8 million USD was raised for the National Seas and Islands Foundation during a music show in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

Performances praising the seas, islands and patriotism were staged by artists who …

Vietnam, New Zealand step up defence ties

Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang has highlighted the fruitful defence collaboration between Vietnam and New Zealand in various fields, matching the memorandum of understanding on defence cooperation s…

Vietnam, New Zealand step up defence ties

Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang has highlighted the fruitful defence collaboration between Vietnam and New Zealand in various fields, matching the memorandum of understanding on defence cooperation s…

ASEAN Foreign Ministers meet Australian, US counterparts

The ASEAN-Australian Foreign Ministers' Meeting affirmed the good bilateral relationship between the nations, looking towards the celebration of 45 years of diplomatic ties in 2019. The Ministers recalled the …

Lower Mekong Initiative Meeting opens

The 11th Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting (LMI) opens in Singapore on Friday, involving Foreign Ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, the US, and the ASEAN Secretary General.

Th…

Lower Mekong Initiative Meeting opens

The 11th Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting (LMI) opens in Singapore on Friday, involving Foreign Ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, the US, and the ASEAN Secretary General.

Th…

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe election

The Zimbabwe Election Commission on said Friday that incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa won Zimbabwe's presidential election.

With all 10 provinces declared, Mr. Mnangagwa had 50.8% of votes, compared to 4…

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe election

The Zimbabwe Election Commission on said Friday that incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa won Zimbabwe's presidential election.

With all 10 provinces declared, Mr. Mnangagwa had 50.8% of votes, compared to 4…

US President rules out former emissions regulation

The Trump administration on Thursday released a plan to roll back Obama-era rules on fuel efficiency for vehicles and challenge state laws on greenhouse gas regulation.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EP…

US President rules out former emissions regulation

The Trump administration on Thursday released a plan to roll back Obama-era rules on fuel efficiency for vehicles and challenge state laws on greenhouse gas regulation.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EP…

Deputy PM calls for coordinated measures to get “yellow card” on IUU fishing removed

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on Friday chaired an online conference on urgent measures to get the European Commission's yellow card warning removed.

Mr. Dung acknowledged efforts by ministries, sectors…