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ASEAN member countries

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Business

SMEs’ productivity: Better, but still limited

Although Vietnam has focused on increasing labour productivity and overall productivity growth, there have been relatively few opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get customised support as they grow, said Max Bulakovskiy, policy analyst in Global Relations at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Vietnam to host first GEOSEA Congress

Society

Vietnam to host first GEOSEA Congress

The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will host the first Regional Congress on Geology, Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA 15) on October 16-17.

Foreign leaders mourn President Tran Dai Quang

Politics

Foreign leaders mourn President Tran Dai Quang

Leaders of foreign countries and international organisations have sent their condolences to Vietnamese Party, State and Government leaders and people, as well as President Tran Dai Quang’s family following the passing of the leader.

Vietnam - promising market for hospitality firms

Business

Vietnam - promising market for hospitality firms

Vietnam has emerged as a promising market in the hospitality sector among ASEAN-member countries, especially for luxury hotels and resorts, speakers said at a hotel and resort conference held on September 24 in Ho Chi Minh City.

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

World

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met ASEAN chief Lim Jock Hoi in Seoul on September 17 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN members in implementing the country’s New Southern Policy.

ASEAN welcomes RoK’s New Southern Policy

World

ASEAN welcomes RoK’s New Southern Policy

Representatives from ASEAN member countries at a meeting of ASEAN-Republic of Korea deputy defence ministers in Seoul on September 12 welcomed and highly valued the country’s New Southern Policy.

Chile pays close attention to WEF ASEAN

Politics

Chile pays close attention to WEF ASEAN

Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero has affirmed that Chile pays particular attention to participating in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) as it is a leading mechanism in supporting the application of technology and creating benefit for citizens.

Vietnam sees Chile as leading Latin-American partner: Deputy PM

Politics

Vietnam sees Chile as leading Latin-American partner: Deputy PM

Vietnam considers Chile one of its most important partners in the Latin America region, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero Espinoza on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi on September 12.

PM: joining hands in building ASEAN Community amidst Industry 4.0

Politics

PM: joining hands in building ASEAN Community amidst Industry 4.0

As the host of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN 2018), Vietnam has the responsibility to work with the WEF and ASEAN to discuss important issues and plans for the development of ASEAN member countries amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

PM approves selection of goods suppliers for WEF ASEAN 2018

Business

PM approves selection of goods suppliers for WEF ASEAN 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle with the selection of goods suppliers in special cases, in accordance with the Bidding Law’s Article 26 on bidding packages for the provision of services and goods, to serve the domestic hosting of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN this year.