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Lao legislature’s 10th session opens
Lao legislature’s 10th session opens
Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao National Assembly opened its 10th session on October 27 with a focus on economic recovery measures following the COVID-19 pandemic. At a meeting of the Lao legislature (Photo: VOV) Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairwoman of the Lao NA Pany Yathotou said the meeting is expected to consider and adopt the socio-economic development report...
ASEAN Today: Vietnam lauded for efforts to combat illegal fishing
ASEAN Today: Vietnam lauded for efforts to combat illegal fishing
Singapore (VNA) – ASEAN Today, a website based in Singapore, on October 26 ran an article entitled “Vietnam launded for efforts to combat illegal fishing”, hailing the country’s efforts in this sphere. Fishermen in Khanh Hoa province (Photo: VNA) The article quoted Vice Chairman of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Rubén Saornil Mínguez as saying at...
5.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s West Java
5.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s West Java
Jakarta (VNA) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked southwest of Pangandaran district in Indonesia’s West Java province on October 25 morning. The epicenter of the quake was located about 90 km away from Pangandaran district, and at a depth of 10 km, according to the Jakarta-based Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). On October 19, two consecutive quakes measuring 5.7...
ASEAN meeting promotes inclusive entrepreneurship for people with disabilities
ASEAN meeting promotes inclusive entrepreneurship for people with disabilities
Hanoi (VNA) - The fourth meeting of the Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship in ASEAN (NIEA) was held online on October 22, with the theme “Promotion of Inclusive Entrepreneurship towards a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community”. Overview of NIEA's fourth meeting in Hanoi (Source: VNA) The meeting was part of the ASEAN Strategic Framework on Social Welfare and...
Japanese Prime Minister begins visit to Indonesia
Japanese Prime Minister begins visit to Indonesia
Jakarta (VNA) – Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide arrived in Indonesia, the second leg of his first trip abroad as Prime Minister, on October 20. Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide arrived in Indonesia, the second leg of his first trip abroad as Prime Minister, on October 20. (Photo: AFP) Suga is scheduled to hold talks with Indonesian President Joko...
Vietnam urges parties in Central Africa to respect peace agreement
Vietnam urges parties in Central Africa to respect peace agreement
New York (VNA) – Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam mission to the UN, has appreciated the Central African Republic’s efforts to ensure national stability and create an environment conducive to the organisation of elections, despite increasing violence and escalating tensions. Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam mission to the UN (Source: VNA) While addressing...
Vietnam, Indonesia call for dialogues to establish peace in Colombia
Vietnam, Indonesia call for dialogues to establish peace in Colombia
New York (VNA) – Vietnam and Indonesia, the two ASEAN member states at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), laid stress on the need to enhance dialogues and carry out peace commitments in Colombia. Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy joins the UNSC's meeting via video teleconference. (Photo: VNA) At the UNSC’s meeting on Colombia’s situation held via video teleconference on...
ASEAN, Argentina step up trade cooperation
ASEAN, Argentina step up trade cooperation
Buenos Aires (VNA) – A webinar on trade between ASEAN and Argentina was held on October 11, aiming to accelerate the implementation of trade agreements inked between the two sides. Julia Perie, an Argentine parliamentarian at the Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur) (Photo: minghui.org) In her remarks, Julia Perie, an Argentine parliamentarian at the Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur), touched on priorities...
Vietnam adopts good policy in ensuring long-term growth: Australian scholar
Vietnam adopts good policy in ensuring long-term growth: Australian scholar
Sydney (VNA) – Vietnam has adopted a good policy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which is also crucial in ensuring the country’s long-term economic growth, said an Australian scholar. Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Suiwah Leung, Honorary Associate Professor of Economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy under the Australian National University, made the remark in his recent article posted...
7th ASEAN Air Forces’ Education and Training Working Group held virtually
7th ASEAN Air Forces’ Education and Training Working Group held virtually
Hanoi (VNA) – The seventh ASEAN Air Forces’ Education and Training Working Group (AAFET-WG 7) opened in Hanoi on October 6. Seventh ASEAN Air Forces’ Education and Training Working Group (Source: mod.gov.vn) The online event, chaired by Colonel La Dai Phong, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Air Defence - Air Force under the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence,...
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