Following is the full text of the joint statement.“We, the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN Member States and the People’sRepublic of China met in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on25 July 2016.RECOGNISING that maintaining peace and stability in the South … [Read more...] about ASEAN-China joint statement on full, effective DOC implementation
ASEAN foreign ministers at the conference (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – The 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 49) released a joint communiqué in Vientiane, Laos on July 24, showing the ministers’ serious concern over recent and ongoing … [Read more...] about ASEAN foreign ministers deeply concerned over East Sea issue
The ASEAN leaders pose for a joint photo (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – ASEAN leaders continue to voice deep concerns about the East Sea situation in the Chairman’s Statement of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits, which was issued on September 7 afternoon. The … [Read more...] about ASEAN leaders remain seriously concerned about East Sea situation
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted a set of guidelines for their senior diplomats' hotline to address emergencies at sea at the 19th meeting of their leaders in Vientiane, Laos on September 7. Fiery Cross island in East Sea Both sides … [Read more...] about China, ASEAN adopt guidelines to address emergencies at sea
VietNamNet Bridge – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will celebrate its 50th founding anniversary next year. So, it's time for the organization to consider the near future. A particularly important question is how to help ASEAN become more effective in … [Read more...] about How can the deadlock of ASEAN on the East Sea be overcome?