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Singapore, US back settlement of East Sea disputes under international law
05/08/2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated US support for Southeast Asian states upholding their sovereign rights and interests in the East Sea under international law.
Hanoi: 66% of above grassroots level Party Congresses completed
19:36 03/08/2020
As of August 2nd, 33 of 50 above grassroots level Party Committees under the Hanoi Party Committee have successfully organized their congresses, term 2020-2025, accounting for 66%.
Foreign Policy: Vietnam Steps Up to Take ASEAN Leadership Role
19:25 03/08/2020
Vietnam assumed the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) last November for 2020, and after that it prepared to deal with challenges and was ready for the important year, as it both holds the ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
Indonesia urges China to respect UNCLOS
10:52 03/08/2020
Indonesia has expressed concern over escalating tensions in the East Sea and urged China to obey international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to settle disputes.
Vietnam to develop night-time economy
10:14 02/08/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to develop the night-time economy in Vietnam to allow some activities to run overnight until 6am of the next day in some major tourism cities and zones.
Vietnam confirms four new COVID-19 cases on August 2
09:54 02/08/2020
According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on August 2 morning, including two linked to the outbreak in central city of Da Nang.
Storm Sinlaku enters East Sea, downpours occur in northern, central regions
09:45 02/08/2020
A tropical depression developed into a storm, named Sinlaku, at noon of August 1, becoming the second to enter the East Sea since the beginning of this year.
Protocol amending ASEAN-Japan trade agreement becomes effective
09:42 02/08/2020
The first protocol to amend the ASEAN-Japan Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Partnership (AJCEP) officially took into effect in Japan and the five ASEAN member states of Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam on August 1.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN countries’ Ambassadors to Russia appreciate Vietnam’s role
09:41 02/08/2020
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh, who is also Chairman of the ASEAN Moscow Committee (AMC), chaired an AMC meeting on July 31 with the presence of ambassadors of all ASEAN member countries in Russia.
Vietnam, Cambodia exchange border topographic maps
09:41 02/08/2020
Vietnamese and Cambodian officials exchanged border topographic maps at 1:25,000 scale at Moc Bai international border gate, the southern province of Tay Ninh on August 1.