ASEAN strengthens partnership, innovation for disaster management

ASEAN strengthens partnership, innovation for disaster management

NDO/VNA - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its partners have reaffirmed commitments to raise the ASEAN people’s awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction during the commemoration of ASEAN Day for Disaster Management (ADDM) 2021. (13 hours ago)


Webinar discusses ASEAN’s braving storm in COVID-19 crisis

  Oct 12, 2021 22:00:38
NDO/VNA – The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute of Singapore held the annual 36th round-table webinar themed “Braving the Storms: ASEAN in Crisis Mode”, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation of Germany on October 12.  

Lao Ambassador takes office as ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General

  Oct 12, 2021 21:47:02
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Ekkaphab Phanthavong, former Permanent Representative of Laos to ASEAN, on October 12 assumed the position of Deputy Secretary General for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC).  

Indonesia sees steep decrease in new infections thanks to immunisation

  Oct 12, 2021 15:40:25
NDO/VNA - Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said the number of domestic COVID-19 cases decreased as people had acquired immunity to the virus naturally or through vaccination. 

Malaysia resumes interstate travel

  Oct 12, 2021 14:51:34
NDO/VNA - Malaysian states have reopened since October 11 as planned as the government is strving to restore the new normal in the country. 

Eighth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals wraps up

  Oct 08, 2021 22:26:14
NDO/VNA - The 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals (AMMin 8), which took place in form of teleconference, concluded on October 8, issuing a joint statement on the ASEAN Minerals Cooperation Action Plan (AMCAP). 

Indonesia prepares roadmap for “new normal,” conditioned by herd immunity

  Oct 08, 2021 21:42:13
NDO/VNA – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto has said that the Indonesian Government was preparing a roadmap towards a “new normal” era to be applied when the nation achieves herd immunity against COVID-19. 

Philippines drops probes on safeguard measures for some imported steel products

  Oct 08, 2021 21:38:09
NDO/VNA – The Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has announced that it will suspend three safeguard investigations on some imported steel products, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam (TRAV) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. 

Indonesia to host 4th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women

  Oct 08, 2021 21:34:32
NDO/VNA – The Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry of Indonesia will host the 4th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women (AMMW), which is scheduled for October 11 – 15. 

Eighth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals opens

  Oct 08, 2021 16:18:37
NDO/VNA – The 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals (AMMin 8) opened on October 8 in the form of teleconference. 

ASEAN – major hub for India's global economic engagement: Minister

  Oct 08, 2021 11:43:21
NDO/VNA – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is one of the major hubs for India's global economic engagement, Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar said on October 7. 

ASEAN urged to bolster cooperation in COVID-19 vaccination, mental health

  Oct 07, 2021 22:15:49
NDO/VNA - Brunei's Second Foreign Minister Erywan Mohd Yusof called on all ASEAN members to step up cooperation in the vaccination drive against COVID-19, and in addressing mental health issues, reported the Bernama news agency. 

Int’l seminar spotlights India - ASEAN culture - civilization connectivity

  Oct 07, 2021 22:08:52
NDO/VNA – An international scientific seminar on India – ASEAN culture – civilization connectivity opened in Hanoi on October 7. 

AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1%

  Oct 07, 2021 20:54:17
NDO/VNA - The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has estimated that the ASEAN+3 region will grow by 6.1% this year and 5% in 2022 after posting flat growth in 2020, due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections triggered by Delta variant. 

ASEAN enhances mineral-related cooperation with China, Japan, ROK

  Oct 07, 2021 15:33:15
NDO/VNA - The 14th meeting between senior officials on minerals of 10 ASEAN countries and China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) (ASOMM+3) was held via videoconference on October 7.