Welcome to the official website of Viet Nam’s 2020 AIPA Chairmanship and the 41st AIPA General Assembly, which will be held online from September 8th to 10th, 2020. (www.aipa2020.vn) Standing side by side with ASEAN, AIPA plays an essential role in contributing to regional integration and cooperation for joint development of ASEAN countries. With a […]
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Vice-President of The National Assembly of Viet Nan at the Opening Ceremony of AIPA Conference on Parliamentary Partnership on Educational and Cultural Cooperation for Sustainable Development.
NDO – All the contents related to the organisation of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) were discussed within a virtual meeting between the AIPA 41 National Secretariat and Secretariats of AIPA member countries’ parliaments in Hanoi on August 17.
The 11th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Caucus held on Friday was a resounding success as ASEAN Member Parliaments outlined common areas of cooperation that require legislative actions to boost the post-pandemic economic recovery of the region.
The 2nd People’s Parliament held the 4th day meeting of the 17th regular session on Tuesday in Nay Pyi Taw.
Extension of the term of Advisory Group on Parliamentary Capacity-building was presented to the Parliament. Parliamentarians enquired about plans including systematic formation of centers for orphans and abandoned children and long-term cash assistance for senior citizens.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a new Cabinet on Saturday (Jul 25). In total, the new Cabinet will have 37 political office holders, the same as the previous Cabinet.
The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN (ERIA) held on Monday (13/7/2020) a virtual meeting “Online Joint Dialogue on Waste Management in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic” to implement the 40th AIPA General Assembly resolutions on waste management in ASEAN countries to achieve sustainable development goals.
On behalf of the AIPA Member Parliaments, we would like to congratulate H. E. Dato’ Azhar Azizan Harun, a new Speaker of the House of Representatives of Malaysia.
Information on the new Term of Parliament will be available at a later date. Do visit our social media pages or the Parliament website (www.parliament.gov.sg)
The ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of 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 for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau on the sideline of the event.
The 3rd meeting of the AIPA (ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly) Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs (AIPACODD) was held online on June 29 with a view to helping enhance regional cooperation towards a drug-free ASEAN community.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. (H.C.) Puan Maharani attended the annual agenda of AIPA – ASEAN Leaders’ Interface.
The President also emphasized the importance of cooperation among ASEAN member states in overcoming past and present challenges.
Chairman of the Indonesian Parliament Dr. (H.C.) Puan Maharani said that the Opening of Session Period IV of the 2019-2020 Session Year coincided with the New Normal stage prepared by the Government in the context of handling Covid-19. For this reason, the Indonesian Parliament has a high commitment to join together with the Government and all components of the community in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.
Singaporeans will go to the polls on July 10, in a general election that will see the contest for hearts and minds waged on a drastically different battleground due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BANGKOK – Thais streamed into shopping malls on Sunday, once again enjoying their air-conditioned oases as the country eased one of the restrictions imposed to fight the coronavirus.
On 8 June 2020, the Danish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen together with the EU Ambassador H.E. Mr. Giorgio Aliberti and other EU countries’ representatives attended the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly plenary meeting..
The following Bills were introduced in Parliament:
1. Second Supplementary Supply (FY 2020) Bill
2. Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Bill
3. COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Amendment) Bill
Free polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for vulnerable members of society is now a step closer to implementation after the House of Representatives today approved on final reading House Bill 6865 or the “Crushing COVID-19 Act”.
the Malaysian Parliament will be closed to the public from March 18, 2020 to June 9, 2020.
Chairman of the Indonesian Parliament Dr. (H.C) Puan Maharani asked the Government to listen to input from stakeholders such as educators, parents and educational organizations before reopening schools as part of the implementation of the new normal policy.
Newsletter of the House of Representatives of Philippines
Vietnam’s National Assembly approved an extension to land lease exemptions for farmland through 2025 to boost the nation’s agriculture industry, according to a posting on the government’s website, which cited finance minister Dinh Tien Dung.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his cabinet will address parliament on why his government needs to issue three executive decrees backing loans of 1.97 trillion baht to pay for Covid-19 relief.