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.
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Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives Puan Maharani underscored the need to optimize the role as parliaments by performing legislative duty related to the effort of combating COVID-19 and its socio-economic impact, such as laws related to fiscal stimulus or strengthening social safety net. Parliament should also improve oversight to ensure that those laws would be implemented, and their benefits would be felt by the people. … [Read more...] about AIPA members support parliamentary diplomacy, cooperation
HCM CITY — The U.S. Department of State intends to provide $5 million to establish the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam in HCM City, to deliver capacity-building seminars to entry-to mid-level professionals aged 25-40 from across Southeast Asia around the themes of technology and innovation, public policy, and entrepreneurship. … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
He added that the VNA also needs to promptly reflect public aspirations, fight against negative behaviours, wrongful allegations by hostile forces, firmly safeguard the Party’s ideological foundation, protect the Party’s and State’s policies and guidelines as well as territorial sovereignty, maintain socio-political stability, contributing to orienting public opinions and strengthening public trust on the Party and State leadership. … [Read more...] about VNA needs to maintain position as Party, State’s trustworthy information center: PM
Ho said ASEAN has entered its 6th decade, and celebrated the 5th year of the ASEAN Community. The bloc has grown strongly to become the world’s 5th largest economy, a key actor that holds centrality in advancing dialogue and cooperation for peace, security and prosperity in the region. … [Read more...] about Vietnam active in building ASEAN Community: Official