APEC workshop promotes innovative work skills in digital age Society

APEC workshop promotes innovative work skills in digital age

The workshop on “Innovative Skills for Inclusive Future of Work in the Digital Age” opened in Hanoi on July 18, gathering over 100 local and international speakers and delegates, including those from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies.
Papua New Guinea grants e-visas to APEC member economies World

Papua New Guinea grants e-visas to APEC member economies

Papua New Guinea’s Immigration and Citizenship (ICA) on June 17 announced expansion of its electronic-visa programme for members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as an effort to welcome more foreign visitors.
WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs Business

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement to boost exports of MSMEs

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will help micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) further diversify exports and expand markets, as well as improve GDP growth in Vietnam, experts said at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.
APEC workshop seeks to enhance digital literacy in women, girls Society

APEC workshop seeks to enhance digital literacy in women, girls

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 12 to seek ways to advance inclusive development through enhancing women and girls’ digital literacy and related skills in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
International cooperation crucial for startup development Business

International cooperation crucial for startup development

The startup culture in Vietnam has taken off in recent years, with foreign venture capital now five times higher than that by domestic players. Thus, it is important to note that international cooperation is crucial to bolstering startup innovation in the country.
APEC meeting to provide great opportunity for regional economies World

APEC meeting to provide great opportunity for regional economies

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill said on July 9 that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, which will be held in Papua New Guinea in November, will provide an enormous opportunity for many economies in the region.
Cambodian newspaper praises Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy World

Cambodian newspaper praises Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy

Rasmei Kampuchea, a newspaper with the largest readership in Cambodia, ran an article on January 10 highlighting Vietnam’s successes in multilateral diplomacy as Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is leading a high-ranking delegation to attend the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting in Phnom Penh.
APEC 2017 creates new momentum for Vietnam’s deeper global integration Politics

APEC 2017 creates new momentum for Vietnam’s deeper global integration

The successful organisation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum 2017 creates a new milestone in the process of international integration of Vietnam and demonstrates the country’s strategic vision toward the region, President Tran Dai Quang said at a ceremony to review the APEC Year 2017 in Hanoi on November 27.
APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position Politics

APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position

Indonesia’s Antara News has recently published an article saying the support and active participation of APEC member economies as well as regional and international organisations in the freshly-concluded APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will be a lever for Vietnam to promote its “soft power.”
Canadian expert: APEC moving in right direction World

Canadian expert: APEC moving in right direction

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is moving in a right direction with the commitment to globalisation and economic development through trade, Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada told a Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Ottawa.