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Deputy PM busy with meetings in US official visit

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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.

Forum focuses on women and the economy

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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.

 Vietnam, Brunei develop trade relations

Business

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.

SOM-1: good start for APEC Year 2017

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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.

APEC’s journey looks towards prosperous region

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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.