Deputy PM busy with meetings in US official visit
As part of his official visit to the US, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held separate meetings on April 21 with US Acting Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn and a group of assistants to senators of the Democratic and Republican Parties.
US President to attend APEC summit in Da Nang
US President Donald Trump will attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam in November together with the US-ASEAN and East Asia meetings in the Philippines as well.
President inspects APEC Summit preparations in Da Nang
President Tran Dai Quang on April 18 made an inspection tour of several facilities serving the APEC High-level Week 2017 in the central city of Da Nang this November.
Audi Vietnam provides cars serving APEC 2017
Carmaker Audi Vietnam handed over the first batch of 131 cars to the National Committee on APEC 2017 on April 11, while the rest 186 others are scheduled to be delivered to the committee in July.
Forum focuses on women and the economy
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10 to mull over a draft action plan on women and the economy in Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) in 2017.
APEC adopts Support Industry Initiative
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies have adopted the Support Industry Initiative proposed by Japan and Vietnam.
National APEC Committee convenes 7th session
The National APEC Committee held its 7th plenary session on April 5 with the participation of representatives from 24 ministries, agencies and cities.
From Niigata to Da Nang: APEC’s stride towards food security
The APEC Forum is expected to gain new progress towards ensuring food security, especially when Vietnam as host country proposed three initiatives regarding this issue for the APEC Year 2017.
Vietnam to ensure power supply for APEC 2017
The National Power Transmission Corporation (EVN NPT) has developed a plan to ensure power supply for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Vietnam.
Vietnam, Brunei develop trade relations
The presence of the Sultan of Brunei at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in November in Vietnam is expected to help tighten bilateral relations and bolster two-way trade towards the target of 500 million USD by 2025.
Personnel for National Committee on APEC 2017 completed
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, Chairman of the National Committee on APEC 2017,signed a decision on April 3 on the completion of the committee’s personnel.
APEC business activities bustle toward year’s end
APEC business conferences and forums will be in full swing in September and November, said Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a press conference.
Da Nang ensures security, order at APEC High-Level Week
The public security force of the central city of Da Nang has approved a plan to ensure security and order at the 24th High-Level Week of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation slated for November.
SOM-1: good start for APEC Year 2017
The first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) and related meetings successfully wrapped up in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa.
SOM1 successfully wraps up, laying foundation for next events
The first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings have successfully concluded with positive outcomes, laying a foundation for the next events from now to the year-end, said a high-ranking diplomat.
APEC’s journey looks towards prosperous region
Established in November 1989 with 12 founding members, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum has now become the region’s largest economic cooperation mechanism with 21 economies which together account for 39 percent of the world’s population, 59 percent of the world’s GDP and 48 percent of the global trade.
Food security high on agenda of SOM1’s second session
The First APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) entered its second working day in the south central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 3 with a series of issues high on the agenda, including food security and clime change.
Officials support Vietnam’s priorities for APEC 2017
Senior officials from APEC member economies have highly evaluated and reaffirmed their support for the theme and priorities proposed by the host country Vietnam for APEC Year 2017.
APEC SOM1 continues agenda, discussing cooperation plans
Continuing its agenda, the first Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) will hear and discuss an array of reports during the March 2 afternoon session.
Delegates praise Vietnam’s role in APEC cooperation
After more than a decade, Vietnam once again plays a role as the host of APEC Year, showing the international community’s trust in the country.