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Media Guidance for the 26th Meeting of ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat and related meetings

25-02-2020, 03:34:00

The 26th Meeting of ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat and related meetings will take place in Da Nang, Viet Nam from 8 to 11 March 2020.

A. MEDIA ACCREDITATION

1. Media Registration

All media wishing to cover The 26th Meeting of ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat and related meetings are required to be accredited. Press ID cards will be issued to accredited media representatives and must be visibly worn at all time at the Media Center and other meeting venues. 

Media representatives who wish to cover The 26th Meeting of ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat and related meetings events should register online at http://www.asean2020.vn. 

Timeline for online media registration:  from February 24th, 2020 to March 03rd, 2020. 

Incomplete and inaccurate information in the registration may delay the approval process.

2. Visa Requirements

All media representatives are required to possess valid passports or other applicable travel documents with validity of at least six months at the time of travel. Media from certain countries required visas to enter Viet Nam and are responsible for arranging their visa.

Please provide the specific name of the overseas Vietnamese representative office or embassy at which you would like to pick up your visa. For visa on arrival, please specify your port of entry. After receiving the approval email, you will be able to collect your Viet Nam visa at the place you specified in your application.

3. Press ID pick-up

The time and venue for press badge collection will be announced in due course. Please bring a printed copy of your approval email and valid passport to receive the press badge.

*For members of the same media organization, group collection of press badges is possible, and advisable. Please prepare a list of recipients and present their original passports and printed approval emails for collection.

 

B. MEDIA GUIDELINE

1. Press ID

Press ID cards will be issued to accredited media representatives. Press ID will allow media representatives to gain access to the Media Centre and to cover specified events. Access to other events and venues are subject to press pool.

Press ID must be visibly worn at all time at the Media Center and other meeting venues.

2. Press pool

Due to limited space and for security reason, most official events are restricted to a certain number of media representatives with priority given to photographers/cameramen and will be arranged through press pool.

Media representatives who are provided with pool passes are required to be present in advance at Media Centre before being guide to meeting venues.

Detailed information on pool arrangement will be provided at Media Centre.

3. Other press activities

In addition to the The 26th Meeting of ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat and related meetings, Media who wish to undertake other press activities must contact Foreign Press Center (FPC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam in advance in order to make specific arrangements.

For information related to other press activities, please contact:

Mr Luong Hoang Giap

Foreign Press Center,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam

Tel: +84 98 3401367
Email: fpc@asean2020.vn

Cc: luonghoanggiap@gmail.com
 

C. MEDIA CENTRE

The Media Center for the AMM Retreat is located at the Hai Van Lounge, Furama Hotel. The Media Center will operate from: March 10th to 11th 2020.

The Media Center will be equipped with common work desks, convenient AC outlets, computers with network printers; wifi connection; photocopiers.

 

D. CONTACT POINT

For accreditation and coverage arrangements or any further enquiries, please contact:

Mr Do Quang Huy

Press and Information Department,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Tel : +84 24 3799 2259/ 3799 3103
Fax : +84 24 3823 4137
Email: media.info@asean2020.vn

 

Mr. Nguyen Le Trinh

Ministry Office

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Tel: +84 91 332 0000

Email: TrinhNL@moit.gov.vn

 

National ASEAN 2020 Committee - The Sub-Committee on Communications And Culture
Address: Number 7 Chu Van An, Ba Đinh, Ha Noi
Email: info.mofa@asean2020.vn
Mobile: +84 024.37993103
Fax: +84 024 38234 137