ASEAN to face numerous challenges due to climate change: report
Hanoi (VNA) - ASEAN is at risk of losing over 35 percent of its GDP by 2050 from climate change and natural hazards, severely impacting key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and fishing, along with human health and labour productivity, according to a report jointly conducted by Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU Singapore) and University of Glasgow.
Vietnam calls for strengthening inter-sectoral, inter-pillar coordination in ASEAN
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam suggests ASEAN enhance coordination between sectors and pillars, and its response capacity to such challenges as COVID-19, climate change and maritime issues, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son said on October 4.
Australia, France oppose actions increasing tensions in East Sea
(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) - Australia and France ministers have voiced serious concerns about the situation in the East Sea and called for all disputes to be resolved in a peaceful manner in accordance with international law, particularly the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Vietnam bolsters cooperation with partners in ASEAN Smart Cities Network
Vietnam will promote cooperation with partners in the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) while working with relevant agencies and localities to increase development chances, especially technological application in the COVID-19 fight.
Malaysian media affirm ASEAN’s role in settlement of East Sea issues
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has a central role to play in the settlement of East Sea issues, with the international norms and behaviours being stated in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), wrote a recent article published on the news site Latestmalaysia.com.
Senior officials laud progress in EAS cooperation
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung attended the East Asia Summit (EAS) Senior Officials’ Meeting, held virtually on June 24.
US, RoK reaffirms ASEAN’s centrality in maintaining maritime, aviation freedom in East Sea
New York (VNA) – US President Joe Biden and his counterpart from the Republic of Korea (RoK) reaffirmed support for ASEAN centrality and the ASEAN-led regional architecture in a joint statement issued after their meeting at the White House on May 21.
Use of hydrogen touted as a solution to carbon neutrality for ASEAN
The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) on April 13 held a press conference to reveal outcomes of a study on hydrogen as an important part of carbon neutrality for ASEAN.