ASEAN, Canada agree to soon lift ties to Strategic Partnership

Hanoi (VNA) – ASEAN and Canada agreed to soon elevate their dialogue relationship to a Strategic Partnership during the ASEAN-Canada Ministerial Meeting held online on September 10 as part of the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-53). The foreign ministers highly valued Canada’s active participation in ASEAN-established and -led mechanisms, especially the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). […]

ASEAN, Canada agree to soon lift ties to strategic partnership

The foreign ministers highly valued Canada’s active participation in ASEAN-established and -led mechanisms, especially the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). Countries acknowledged Canada’s wish to participate more deeply in other ASEAN-led mechanisms such as the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+).

Canadian expert highly values Vietnam as ASEAN Chair

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has taken advantage of the opportunity as the ASEAN Chair to become a bridge promoting intra-ASEAN connection as well as links between the bloc with its dialogue partners, a Canadian expert has said. In an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency, Jonathan Berkshire Miller, Director and co-founder of the Ottawa-based Council on International Policy, […]

Canadian experts highly value Việt Nam as ASEAN Chair

ASEAN is now Canada’s sixth largest trading partner. Two-way trade between Canada and ASEAN reached 27.2 billion CAD (US$20.6 billion) in 2019. Investment and trade activities of Canada in Southeast Asia have not only increased sharply in volume, but also covered many areas, including oil and gas, mining, high technology, telecommunications, food processing, financial services, […]