Defence officials from members of the ASEAN Regional Forum, meet in Seoul on May 2 to discuss regional security issues. (Photo: Yonhap)

ARF defence officials meet in Seoul on maritime security

 Defence officials from members of the ASEAN Regional Forum, Asia’s largest security grouping led by ASEAN, met in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, on May 2 to discuss regional security issues. 
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in (Source: Yonhap/TTXVN)

RoK to promote cultural, people-to-people exchanges with ASEAN

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in on March 10 vowed to promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and expand practical cooperation with the regional organisation.
RoK President Moon Jae-in (right) and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo (Source: Yonhap)

RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on February 19 that it has decided to resume talks on the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Indonesia after a hiatus of five years. 
NongHyup Bank's Hanoi branch was inaugurated in 2016. (Photo: thuonggiaonline.vn)

NongHyup Bank to open branch in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City supports and creates optimal conditions for the Republic of Korea’s NongHyup Bank to open a branch in the southern largest economic hub of Vietnam, said a municipal official.
ASEAN defence officials at the 12th ADMM(Photo: VNA)

ADMM 12: ASEAN, dialogue partners strengthen defence cooperation

Defence Ministers of the ASEAN bloc and eight dialogues partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the US) have agreed to step up collaboration to counter terrorist threats, and consolidate mutual trust and understanding.