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PM calls for efforts to achieve growth target of 6.7 percent

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PM calls for efforts to achieve growth target of 6.7 percent

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries and sectors to make greater efforts in order to achieve a growth rate of 6.7 percent in 2017, thus contributing to the accomplishment of growth target set for 2016-2020 by the Central Party Committee and the National Assembly.

ASEAN senior officials meet in Philippines

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ASEAN senior officials meet in Philippines

ASEAN senior officials met in Manila, the Philippines, on May 22 to discuss measures to realise outcomes of the 30th ASEAN Summit in April and prepare for the 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.

VFF reports voters’ opinions at National Assembly

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VFF reports voters’ opinions at National Assembly

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan delivered a report gathering the opinions and recommendations of voters nationwide to the National Assembly (NA) during the legislature’s third session on May 22.

Meeting seeks to finalise RCEP trade pact

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Meeting seeks to finalise RCEP trade pact

The third Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) opened in Hanoi on May 22, with the aim to speed up negotiations seeking to finalise the regional trade pact.

Vietnamese, Chinese youth seek closer ties

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Vietnamese, Chinese youth seek closer ties

Vietnam’ and China’s youth organisations should enhance exchange activities and partnerships in personnel training, said Le Quoc Phong, First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee at a meeting with First Secretary of the China Communist Youth League’s Central Committee Qin Yizhi in Beijing on May 21.

President lauds relations with Canada

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President lauds relations with Canada

President Tran Dai Quang has expressed his appreciation for the relations between Vietnam and Canada, wishing to bolster the bilateral multi-dimensional cooperation in a more practical manner.

APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

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APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

Ministers responsible for trade of the APEC member economies made their call for free and fair trade after the conclusion of the 23rd APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Hanoi on May 21.

Malaysia wants COC to be finalised soon

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Malaysia wants COC to be finalised soon

Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman on May 20 expressed hope that ASEAN and China could conclude a framework of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) at the end of this year.