Vietnamese Ambassador chairs ASEAN meeting in Washington
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US, Pham Quang Vinh, chaired the regular meeting of the ASEAN Washington Committee (AWC) on January 7th, the first meeting since Vietnam assumed the chair of AWC from January to April.
Japan helps ASEAN apply credit guarantee mechanism
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry revealed that Japan will support nations in ASEAN to establish and apply a credit guarantee mechanism in an effort to help businesses investing in Southeast Asia mobilize capital after the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement comes into effect.
DPM highlights formation of ASEAN Community
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as a national coordination agency in ASEAN cooperation, will cooperate with relevant ministries and agencies to establish a plan to realize action plans of the ASEAN Community to take advantages of the Community and address challenges for the nation, each sector, each locality and each business.
For a drug-free ASEAN community
Close coordination and cooperation among Viet Nam, Laos, and Cambodia play an important role in the fight against drug usage and fulfillment of a drug-free ASEAN community after 2015, said Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam.
ASEAN+3 young entrepreneurs honoured
Thirteen young entrepreneurs from 10 ASEAN member countries and three dialogue partners were presented with the ASEAN+3 award in recognition of their contribution to regional sustainable development at a ceremony on December 13 in Ho Chi Minh City.