AIPA steps up parliarmentary cooperation in education, culture

As Chair of the ASEAN Inter-Parliarmentary Assembly (AIPA) for 2019-2020, the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) hosted a virtual conference on “Parliamentary Partnership on Educational and Cultural Cooperation for Sustainable Development” (AIPA ECC) on July 30.

Vietnam mirrors ASEAN’s ideals, values: Indonesian scholar

Vietnam is increasingly becoming a ‘poster-boy’ of what embracing ASEAN’s ideals and values can bring to the people, head of the ASEAN Studies Program at the Indonesia's Habibie Centre Ahmad Ibrahim Almutaqqi has told the Vietnam News Agency.

Looking back on 25 years of Vietnam-US relations: role of parliamentarians

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-US diplomatic ties, Nguyen Tuong Van, Secretary-General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), has penned an article on the role of parliamentarians in the 25-year diplomatic relationship between the two countries.

Medical masks from Vietnamese NA presented to IPU Secretariat

Vietnamese Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai on July 9 met with Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong and handed over medical masks which are a gift from the country’s National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan for the IPU Secretariat.

Top Vietnamese, Cambodian leaders hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister Hun Sen discussed issues regarding the relations between the two nations during their phone talks on July 9.

NA Chairwoman welcomes new Cambodian Ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has expressed her belief that new Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth will contribute more to ties between Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as between the two legislatures.

AIPA enhances regional ties towards drug-free community

The 3rd Meeting of the AIPA Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs was held on June 29 to exert strategic and sustained efforts to achieve a drug–free ASEAN community. Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong attended the event.

ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of AIPA a success: Official

The ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) as part of the virtual 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26 was a success particularly in terms of the government – parliament connection, said Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee...

ASEAN leaders’ interface with AIPA representatives

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended an online interface between ASEAN leaders and representatives of ASEAN inter parliamentary assembly on June 26 as part of the 36th ASEAN Summit.

AIPA ready to join hands with ASEAN to build sustainable community

Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) are set to convene a teleconferenced dialogue on June 26, during which they will show their commitment to further enhancing solidarity within the bloc and its relations with partners to cope with the...

Vietnamese, Lao National Assembly leaders hold phone talks

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou discussed the fight against COVID-19 in the two countries, cooperation among ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) member parliaments in response to the pandemic, and the...

NA Chairwoman’s letter to AIPA members’ heads

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who is also the Chair of the 41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), has called on the organisation’s members to join hands in COVID-19 fight.