Hanoi (VNA) – The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)’s function is crucial in concerted efforts to build a people-oriented, people-centred ASEAN Community, said Kung Phoak, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN. Speaking at the first plenary session of the 41st General Assembly of AIPA that is being held online from September 8-10, Phoak said AIPA parliamentarians are well-placed to reach out to the peoples of ASEAN and act as intermediaries between them and the policymakers. AIPA, as the region’s lead parliamentary organisation, is well-posed in enhancing the ASEAN’s integration process, he continued. AIPA plays a critical role in transposing regional commitments to national laws. Similarly, AIPA is pivotal in expediting ratifications of signed ASEAN agreements, aligning domestic laws and regulations with regional priorities while monitoring the implementation of these laws. This year 2020 was supposed to be an exciting year for ASEAN. While COVID-19 … [Read more...] about AIPA crucial in building people-centred ASEAN Community: ASEAN Deputy Secretary General
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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.
Considering the seriousness of the violations and their consequences, taking into account Chu’s service record, and based on the Politburo’s Regulation 02-QĐ/TW issued on November 15, 2017, the Politburo decided to give Chu a warning. — VNS … [Read more...] about Politburo warns Secretary of Quang Ngai Party Committee
Delegates visiting an exhibition on the sidelines of the celebration With a contingent of about 2,300 officials, reporters, editors, technicians and staff in 63 cities and provinces nationwide and 30 key areas in five continents, the VNA currently provides thousands of news stories, articles and photos for domestic and foreign media outlets each day, serving the Party and State leaders and the public with nearly 70 news products in various forms. It also cooperates with more than 40 press agencies worldwide, making effective contributions to ties between Vietnam and countries worldwide during Vietnam’s integration process, he said. … [Read more...] about VNA needs to maintain position as Party, State’s trustworthy information center: PM
“Since the initiative was launched in December 2013, there have been more than 150,000 members in the YSEALI network, including 30,000 members from Vietnam. The US Government is proud to contribute to YSEALI and Fulbright University Vietnam to strengthen youth capacity, not only in Việt Nam, but also in the ASEAN community,” Kritenbrink added. … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam