Berlin (VNA) – The Berlin ASEAN Committee held the ASEAN Day in the German capital city on October 25, aiming to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between ASEAN countries and Germany. The annual event saw the presence of Director General for Asia and the Pacific at the German Federal Foreign Office Ina Lepel, member of the German federal parliament and head of the Germany-ASEAN Parliamentary Friendship Group Renate Kuenast, and diplomats from ASEAN countries. In his speech, Vietnamese Ambassador Doan Xuan Hung, head of the Berlin ASEAN Committee, highlighted the bloc’s achievements over the last five decades, which have turned ASEAN into a united, strong and comprehensively cohesive community that has greatly helped to maintain regional peace, stability, cooperation and development. It has been playing an increasing role in the region and the world, the diplomat affirmed. ASEAN’s relations with the European Union (EU) and Germany have developed … [Read more...] about ASEAN Day bolsters Southeast Asian countries’ ties with Germany
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It was agreed that after 15 years of establishment, the EAS is now facing new opportunities and challenges in the context of unprecedented complex changes in the regional situation. Thus, countries should work closely, chart orientations to strengthen the EAS in the new phase to positively contribute to maintaining peace, security and prosperity and effectively respond to emerging challenges. … [Read more...] about Leaders of East Asia Summit vow to deepen cooperation
The United States also announced other cooperative programs with the ASEAN and Vietnam. After the second India-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) held in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2019, it will work with Vietnam to host the third edition of IPBF, which bolsters large transactions and connections in the private sector in the United States and the ASEAN. … [Read more...] about U.S. to open CDC regional office in Vietnam
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will open a regional office in Hanoi to increase its public health engagement in Southeast Asia, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced after an online ministerial meeting with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations hosted by Vietnam on Thursday. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
He had three stints with the Vietnamese team (1998-2000, 2003-04 and 2005-07), leading them to the final of 1998 AFF Championship (Tiger Cup) and three silver medals in the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in 1999, 2003 and 2005. … [Read more...] about Much-loved former Vietnam football coach Riedl dies of cancer