Viet Nam has sent diplomatic notes to the Member States to the United Nations informing the candidacy of Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao to the International Law Commission (ILC) for the term 2023-2027. . In 2016, Ambassador Thao became the first Vietnamese to be elected as an ILC member.
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Happy National Day Brunei Darussalam! On 23 February 2021, the 37th celebration of #Brunei National Day. On 1 January 1984, Brunei gained its independence from the United Kingdom after almost two decades of being considered a UK protectorate. The Proclamation of #Independence was read by His Majesty Hassanal Bolkiah at midnight on January 1. However, […]
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has completed the drafting of the long-awaited new Law on Investment. The draft will be later tabled at the Economic and Financial Policy Committee before being submitted to the Council of Ministers and the National Assembly for elaboration, and is expected to enter into force by the […]
The parliament approved the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which was expected to take effect this year, said Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit. RCEP would be the 14th free trade agreement (FTA) of Thailand and would promote Thai trade, he said. RCEP would be the world’s biggest FTA covering 15 […]
Speaker of the Indonesian House Dr. (H.C.) Puan Maharani emphasized that the Palestinian people have the right to get COVID-19 vaccination like other citizens around the world. Maharani also urged the international community to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Palestine. Earlier, Israel’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said that it had no obligation to supply […]
Click here for the Order Paper for the 1 Feb sitting: https://go.gov.sg/9j63dq. For the list of MPs scheduled to speak, click here: https://go.gov.sg/q2tpq9. Do note the order in the list may be adjusted. Livestream of parliamentary proceedings is available on MCI’s YouTube: https://go.gov.sg/mcisingapore Source: Home | Parliament Of Singapore
The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, today approved on third and final reading two bills of national significance. House Bill No. 8202 upholds the safety and protection of life and property by ensuring that electric distribution, cable and telecommunications companies promote their good housekeeping practices in the conduct and delivery of […]
Laos’ ruling Communist Party Friday promoted Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to the office of secretary general, replacing retiring party leader Bounnhang Vorachit, state media said as the party finished its three-day congress. The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) elected the Soviet-trained Sisoulith, 75, a senior official who has represented his country on the international stage […]
The Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian Parliament and delegation accompanied by the Indonesian Ambassador in Bern and the Indonesian Ambassador to the WTO visited the Swiss Parliament on November 25, 2019, to discuss the follow-up of IE-CEPA economic cooperation between Indonesia and Switzerland. Source: https://kemlu.go.id/bern/en/news/3448/visit-of-the-indonesian-parliament-to-the-swiss-parliament
The preparation of the Ministry of Home Affairs Strategic Plan Framework 2022 – 2026 was created comprehensively, by taking into account the existing aspirations, initiatives and plans including from Digital Masterplan Economy 2025, Economic Blueprint for Brunei Darussalam as well as the ministries strategic plans. According to the Minister of Home Affairs, it aimed to […]
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 […]
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.