Top Vietnamese legislator begins visit to Singapore (Monday, November 27,2017)
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan's Singapore visit aims to further strengthen cooperation between the Vietnam National Assembly and the Parliament of Singapore.
Vietnam, Slovakia promote trade, investment cooperation (Monday, November 27,2017)
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Economy of Slovakia should increase cooperative activities and delegation exchanges to enhance trade and investment collaboration between the two countries, said a senior official.
Second EuroCham Central Vietnam Business Forum successfully hosted in Danang (Monday, November 27,2017)
On November 24, European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham), in collaboration with EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN), hosted EuroCham Central Vietnam Business Forum (ECV Business Forum) 2017 in Danang. This is the second time this event has been organised in the city.
Azevêdo calls for greater inclusivity to maximize the benefits of economic progress (Saturday, November 25,2017)
Addressing a High-level Seminar on the Global Deal and Trade at the WTO on 22 November, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said that fostering greater inclusivity in global trade is one of the most pressing challenges of our age and a prerequisite to ensure everyone benefits from economic progress. DG Azevêdo hosted the event, dedicated to the theme “Making Globalization Work for Everyone”, together with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven.
HCM City desires broader cooperation on economics, environment with Osaka (Friday, November 24,2017)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has affirmed the city’s desire to advance cooperative ties with the Japanese city of Osaka by fully tapping the strengths and potential of each side.
PM expects Japanese, Korean business expansion in Vietnam (Friday, November 24,2017)
Vietnam wants Japanese and Osaka firms to expand operations in the country, especially in farm produce processing and consumption, support industry, health care and technological transfer, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam, Sweden agree to set up sectoral strategic partnerships (Friday, November 24,2017)
Vietnam and Sweden have concurred to promote the establishment of sectoral strategic partnerships in education-training, life science, health and the environment.
Canada donates CAD 100,000 to support LDCs’ participation in Ministerial Conference (Friday, November 24,2017)
The Canadian Government is contributing CAD 100,000 (approximately CHF 77,000) to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) participate in the eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11), which will take place on 10-13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Vietnam, China augment cooperation along economic corridor (Thursday, November 23,2017)
A conference opened in Hai Phong city on November 22 with a view to promoting cooperation along the economic corridor of Vietnam’s Lao Cai province, Hanoi, Hai Phong city and Quang Ninh province and China’s Yunnan province.
Can Tho – potential partner of Germany in Mekong Delta (Thursday, November 23,2017)
As an economic centre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho city is a potential partner of Germany in several investment projects, including urban transport development, renewable energy application, environmental protection and climate change adaptation.
Polish President Andrzej Duda to visit Vietnam (Thursday, November 23,2017)
President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and his wife will pay a State visit to Vietnam from November 27-30, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM (Wednesday, November 22,2017)
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) needs to balance both sides’ interests and respects the articles that they have agreed on, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Ambassador Bruno Angelet, head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam.
Vietnam intensifies ties with Norway, Ireland (Wednesday, November 22,2017)
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide and Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Ciaran Cannon on November 21 on the sidelines of the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
RoK-Vietnam Forum for the Future opens in Hanoi (Wednesday, November 22,2017)
The Republic of Korea – Vietnam Forum for the Future, the third of its kind, took place in Hanoi on November 21 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Vietnam urges building of vision for responsible ASEM (Tuesday, November 21,2017)
As the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) enters the third decade, it is time to build a vision for a responsible and responsive ASEM as a champion for multilateral cooperation, said a senior Vietnamese official.
Vietnam-Cambodia Trade and Investment Forum opens in Phnom Penh (Tuesday, November 21,2017)
The Vietnam-Cambodia Trade and Investment Forum 2017 was held in Phnom Penh on November 20, drawing around 300 delegates and representatives from 250 businesses of both countries.
Can Tho to host Int’l Agriculture Fair 2017 (Tuesday, November 21,2017)
More than 200 exhibitors have registered to partake in the International Agriculture Fair 2017 in Can Tho City on November 23-27.
Hokkaido wants to exchange human resources with HCM City (Monday, November 20,2017)
Businesses from the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido are keen to cooperate with Vietnamese partners in Ho Chi Minh City to exchange human resources in nursing, agricultural machinery manufacturing, agricultural production and trade.
Vietnam trade fair begins in Cambodia (Monday, November 20,2017)
The Vietnam Trade Fair 2017 opened in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, on November 18, drawing more than 150 businesses of Vietnam and Cambodia.
Vietnam attends largest Asia-Pacific food fair in Singapore (Monday, November 20,2017)
More than 10 Vietnamese businesses are showcasing their products at the ongoing Asia-Pacific Food Expo (APFE) in Singapore on November 17-20.
JICA workshop on construction projects (Monday, November 20,2017)
The Ministry of Construction and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has organised a training workshop on management of construction projects in Vietnam.
Members welcome Iraq’s firm intention to resume formal WTO accession negotiations (Monday, November 20,2017)
At an informal meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of Iraq held on 17 November 2017, WTO members welcomed Iraq’s stated determination to resume its WTO accession process after nine years of dormancy. The meeting further provided the opportunity for the government of Iraq and members to exchange views on next steps for that formal resumption in the near term.
Dak Lak introduces green energy potentials to Korean firms (Friday, November 17,2017)
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak introduced its potentials to develop green energy to businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) at a forum held in Buon Ma Thuot city on November 15.
Vietnam, WEF discuss infrastructure development (Friday, November 17,2017)
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 16 to discuss cooperation in infrastructure development between the Vietnamese Government and the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Diplomat: Vietnam – active, responsible member of ASEAN (Friday, November 17,2017)
Vietnam’s contributions to the 31st ASEAN Summit and related summits manifested its maturity in integration competence and its increasingly important role in the region, affirmed Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Vietnam Food Expo 2017 opens in HCM City (Thursday, November 16,2017)
The Vietnam Food Expo 2017 opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15 with an aim of supporting food enterprises to promote trade and expand markets both at home and abroad.
Vietnam values cooperation agreement with WEF (Thursday, November 16,2017)
The Vietnamese government highly values the cooperation agreement with the World Economic Forum (WEF), Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue assured head of the WEF’s Asia-Pacific region Justin Wood during a reception in Hanoi on November 15.
Vietnam, Norway share experience in aquaculture cultivation (Thursday, November 16,2017)
Norway, the world’s leading seafood exporter, shared its experience in applying advanced technology for aquaculture farming and processing at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14.
31st ASEAN Summit: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Indian PM (Wednesday, November 15,2017)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with his Indian counterpart Narenda Modi on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila, the Philippines, on November 14.
US White House issues statement on President Trump’s Vietnam visit (Wednesday, November 15,2017)
The US’s White House has issued a statement on outcomes of the Vietnam visit of President Donald Trump, declaring that the state visit reaffirmed his commitment to strengthening the US-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership.