The UN Climate Action Summit opened in New York, the US on September 23 with the participation of representatives from more than 60 countries and the European Union (EU).
The 39th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference (ASEANAPOL 39) concluded in Hanoi on September 19.
Vietnam is taking part in a field exercise on peacekeeping operations and humanitarian mine action that opened at the Indonesia Peace and Security Centre in Sentul city on September 16.
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said Tuesday (September 17) that Saudi oil production, suspended earlier due to attacks on two major Aramco facilities, would be fully restored by the end of September.
Trade tensions are weighing on growth across the world, but the International Monetary Fund is "far" from forecasting a global recession, an IMF official told Reuters on September 13, as the fund prepares to release a new economic outlook next month.
Việt Nam, Cambodia and Laos should work together across their borders to fight the illegal drug trade, said participants at the 18th trilateral/bilateral ministerial meeting on drug control co-operation among the three nations held in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
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Many provinces of Thailand on September 13 started to hand out face masks to people as smog from forest fires in Indonesia hovered over its southern region.
Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
(HBO) - Lao officials and military personnel last week used aircraft and trucks of the Lao People's Army to deliver emergency supplies including drinking water, food, boats, tents and household essentials to six southern provinces devastated by floods.
Vietnam backs the Republic of Korea to foster a comprehensive defence partnership with ASEAN, Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh told the ASEAN-RoK vice defence ministerial meeting in Seoul on September 4.
China is engaged in a long-term and consistent campaign of coercing Southeast Asian countries to abandon their legitimate rights in the East Sea, according to an American scholar.
China on September 1 announced that it had filed a case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the United States following its implementation of the additional 15-percent tariffs imposed on US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports on September 1.
A Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong, joined the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), which opened in Yokohama, Japan on August 28.
ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao met with Maldives President Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Speaker of the Parliament Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, Finance Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Ibrahim Ameer, and other senior officials on August 26th 2019 during a 2-day visit in which he committed to strong ADB assistance to the country.
Iranian Foreign Minister M. Zarif has just concluded his visits to four countries including Finland, Sweden, Norway and France to promote diplomatic efforts to reduce the negative impact of US sanctions. Iran wanted to seek European support to remove the current economic difficulties, as well as reduce pressure from the US, amid France's plan to ease escalating tensions in the Gulf.
The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on US beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on August 24.
The ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) Annual Meeting 2019 was officially opened in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 23, under the presidency of the hosts.
The ninth meeting of foreign ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held Wednesday (August 21) in Beijing, where they expressed willingness to promote cooperation.
A UN humanitarian official said on August 20 that many aid programs in Yemen are closing down due to the slow fulfillment of funding pledges for the conflict-torn country.
Airports in western Libya have witnessed unprecedented intensive airstrikes and missile attacks in the past few days, as the armed conflict between the east-based army and the UN-backed government continues.
(HB0) - Japan’s weather agency said Typhoon Krosa is expected to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday (August 15), bringing with it torrential rains, heavy gusts and storm surges.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law to create the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA).
The new Thai parliament building announced on Monday (August 5) that it will raise security level with surveillance camera installation and riot police reinforcement at the first parliamentary session at the new complex in Kiak Kai area in Bangkok scheduled for August 7.
Nineteen people were killed and 30 others wounded in a multi-vehicle crash and an ensuing explosion on August 5 in Cairo that forced the partial evacuation of the nearby National Cancer Institute, Egypt's Health Ministry said in a statement.
The United States and the European Union (EU) on Friday (August 2) signed a new agreement that will increase US beef exports to Europe over the next seven years.