Embassies of member countries in the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) celebrated the ASEAN Family Day on September 7th.
Ambassadors of ASEAN countries in Italy in a
group photo (Photo: VNA)
The annual event aims to strengthen ties
between families of ASEAN countries’ representatives in Italy.
Philippine Ambassador Domingo P. Nilasco, who
is also ACR Chairman, said the event is also meant to consolidate their
friendship and solidarity.
2019 is the year to honour ASEAN’s cultural
diversity, the diplomat said, adding the organisation of cultural exchange
activities will contribute to building a strong ASEAN Community.
Close to 150 guests were present at the event
to taste unique food of ASEAN member states and join various team games.
Founded in 1967, the Association of Southeast
Asian Nations (ASEAN) groups 10 member countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia,
Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and
Russia has no plan to rejoin the Group of Seven given its satisfaction with the Group of 20, the Kremlin said Monday (July 27).
Becoming a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has brought about great benefits to Vietnam in various fields, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
The European Union's deal on a massive, economic stimulus plan marks the birth of a new Europe, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told France Info radio on Tuesday (July 21).
Cambodia on Thursday (July 16) confirmed one more case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 166, said a Health Ministry's statement. The Southeast Asian country has recorded a total of 166 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, with 133 patients cured and 33 remained hospitalized.
Major rivers and lakes in China have seen their water levels rise due to continuous downpours, local authorities said on Sunday (July 12).
The Philippines' health ministry on Monday (July 13) confirmed 162 new coronavirus deaths, the country's biggest single-day increase in casualties, as a health ministry official said authorities validated some earlier cases included in the tally.