APPF-26 Annual Meeting elevates Vietnam’s international profile (Thursday, January 18,2018)
The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) will build on the success of the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, further advancing the Vietnam National Assembly’s standing in the international arena.
HCM City, Japan’s prefecture promote tourism, hi-tech agriculture cooperation (Wednesday, January 17,2018)
Ho Chi Minh City and Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture boast huge cooperation potential in tourism, food processing and high-tech agricultural production, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.
NA leader chairs APPF-26 rehearsal (Wednesday, January 17,2018)
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam’s readiness to welcome regional parliamentarians to the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) while chairing a rehearsal on January 16 in preparation for the important event.
ASEAN: Challenge and Vision (Wednesday, January 17,2018)
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, now the ASEAN Community, marked its 50th anniversary last year. Despite member countries’ different political systems, development levels, and cultural diversity, the organization obtained significant achievements over the past half a century.
Officials talk priorities for ASEAN in 2018 (Monday, January 15,2018)
The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Retreat took place in Singapore on January 12, discussing priorities for 2018 and the preparation for some of the grouping’s major activities in the time ahead.
Vietnam making headways in fight against IUU fishing (Monday, January 15,2018)
According to observers, Vietnam has been doing a better job in gradually curbing unreported and unregulated fishing, one of the key factors affecting the adoption of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement.
HCM City eyes enhanced cooperation with EU (Monday, January 15,2018)
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the European Union (EU) to support the city in applying the 4th Industrial Revolution’s achievements in its economic development.
HCM City to host int’l exhibitions on agriculture (Thursday, January 11,2018)
Agriculture Hub comprising three international exhibitions on livestock breeding, cultivation, and agricultural machinery and equipment, is set to take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) on March 14-16.
HCM City, EuroCham step up cooperation (Thursday, January 11,2018)
The European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) will implement a number of cooperation programmes with Ho Chi Minh City and vicinal localities, with focus on promoting the city’s economic potential among European enterprises, said Eurocham co-Chairman Nicolas Audier.
Vietnam to officially connect to ASEAN Single Window in 2018 (Thursday, January 11,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting Hanoi on January 9, asking ministries and sectors to work harder to officially connect Vietnam with the ASEAN Single Window mechanism in 2018.
Mekong-Lancang cooperation for peace, sustainable development (Thursday, January 11,2018)
Themed "Our River of Peace and Sustainable Development", the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Summit promotes comprehensive cooperation to build a responsible community and ensure common interests in the Subregion.
Can Tho plans to draw more Japanese investments in 2018 (Wednesday, January 10,2018)
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will organise a range of activities to strengthen cooperation with and attract more investments from Japan in 2018, said a municipal official.
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung calls for more assistance from EIB (Wednesday, January 10,2018)
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has called for more support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to Vietnam’s projects, including those in transport infrastructure, energy, climate change response and sea level rise.
Vietnam keen to deepen comprehensive partnership with US: top legislator (Wednesday, January 10,2018)
Vietnam wishes to further deepen its comprehensive partnership with the US in a pragmatic and effective manner in order to contribute to the maintenance of peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the region and beyond.
NA holds meeting in preparation for APPF-26 (Tuesday, January 9,2018)
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan chaired a meeting on January 8 to review the preparation of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).
Vietnam NA shows dynamism through APPF-26 (Tuesday, January 9,2018)
Vietnam’s hosting of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) is expected to enhance legislative ties between the Vietnam National Assembly (NA) and its counterparts, while affirming its role and prestige at regional and international inter-parliamentary forums.
Labour sector needs to capitalize on int'l integration opportunities (Tuesday, January 9,2018)
The advancement of international economic integration and the fourth Industrial Revolution has afforded significant opportunities for cooperation and development, while creating jobs but it has also posed challenges for Vietnam’s labour market in the digital era.
Joint communiqué on sixth UK-Vietnam Strategic Dialogue (Monday, January 8,2018)
The sixth Vietnam-UK Strategic Dialogue took place in Hanoi on January 7. A joint communiqué on the outcomes of the dialogue was issued by the two sides at the end of the event.
Vietnam-Indonesia relationship contributes to ASEAN development (Monday, January 8,2018)
Vietnam-Indonesia relationship has effectively contributed to the common development of the ASEAN Community, said outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Hoang Anh Tuan.
PM to attend 2nd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit (Monday, January 8,2018)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Summit set to take place on January 10 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Foreign investors keen on real estate projects in Hanoi (Friday, January 5,2018)
Foreign investors are eyeing real estate projects in the northern region, particularly Hanoi, as they see the region’s potential, heard a conference held by the Commercial Real Estate Services (CBRE) Vietnam Company on January 4.
Can Tho prioritises bonds with firms from US, Japan, RoK (Thursday, January 4,2018)
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will prioritise trade and investment promotion in countries like Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US, said Nguyen Khanh Tung, director of Can Tho Investment-Trade Promotion and Exhibition Centre.
UK Minister: 2018 to witness positive impacts in UK-Vietnam relations (Thursday, January 4,2018)
In recent years cooperation between Vietnam and the United Kingdom has flourished.
Int’l media praise Vietnam’s 2017 economic achievements (Thursday, January 4,2018)
International media have run articles highlighting that the year 2017 marked Vietnam’s rapid economic growth.
2017 – one of most successful years of Vietnam’s diplomacy: Deputy PM (Wednesday, January 3,2018)
2017 is one of the most successful years of Vietnam’s diplomacy, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a recent article.
New trade, auto rules to usher positive changes (Wednesday, January 3,2018)
Foreign traders not present in Vietnam will have the right to export or import under Vietnamese law and international treaties that the country has signed.
Russian expert hails Vietnam’s spectacular economic growth (Tuesday, January 2,2018)
2017 is the most successful year of Vietnam’s economy in the past decade, said Professor Vladimir Mazyrin, Director of the Centre for Vietnamese and ASEAN studies under the Institute for Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Science.
Thailand, EU to resume FTA talks (Tuesday, January 2,2018)
The Government of Thailand has ordered the Ministry of Commerce and related state agencies to fast-track preparations for talks on a free trade agreement with the European Union after the bloc agreed to resume political contact with Thailand.
Vietnam deepens foreign relations in 2007 (Tuesday, January 2,2018)
Vietnam’s external activities in 2017 enabled it to integrate into the world more extensively and raise its international status demonstrated by strengthened relationships with its key partners. VOV reviews Vietnam’s diplomatic activities in 2017.
PM offers to share rice cultivation experience with Cameroon (Friday, December 29,2017)
Vietnam is willing to share experience in wet rice cultivation and other fields with Cameroon, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at his reception for Cameroon Foreign Minister Lejeune Mbella Mbella in Hanoi on December 27.