ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance

Solutions to promoting sustainable finance in ASEAN, digital transformation in the financial service sector amid the fourth Industrial Revolution, comprehensive financial solutions, and regional digital commerce links were on the agenda of the 6th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM), held online on October 2.
ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India ASEAN

ASEAN step up cooperation with EU, India

The ASEAN-EU and ASEAN-India Ministerial Meetings were held virtually on September 12 within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings.
Brunei assumes AIPA chairmanship, highly values host Vietnam’s leadership World

Brunei assumes AIPA chairmanship, highly values host Vietnam’s leadership

Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Pehin Abdul Rahman Taib on September 10 appreciated Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan’s exceptional leadership, efforts and dedication in fostering parliamentary diplomacy to drive the ASEAN region towards being more cohesive and responsive.
AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official World

AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official

In the midst of uncertainty and seemingly unending health and economic shocks brought about by the COVID-19 global crisis, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) is in a strategic position to serve as a platform to coordinate and integrate efforts of AIPA member parliaments to help stem the tide of the contagion, according to a Philippine official.
Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity ASEAN

Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity

Since joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 25 years ago, Vietnam has rapidly integrated and deeply participated in all cooperation areas of ASEAN, actively helped to maintain intra-bloc solidarity, and strengthened cooperation among member states and between the group and its partner countries, thus contributing remarkably to ASEAN’s development and successes today.
ASEAN Online Sale Day set for August 8 ASEAN

ASEAN Online Sale Day set for August 8

The ASEAN Online Sale Day (AOSD), an initiative of Vietnam within ASEAN’s cooperative framework, is to take place on e-commerce platforms on August 8, the Vietnam e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced.
ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development ASEAN

ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging and playing a central role in the region, thus looking to converge Mekong sub-regional cooperation with its development goals, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Vietnam.
HCM City develops wide-ranging AI strategy Sci-Tech

HCM City develops wide-ranging AI strategy

HCM City is drawing up a wide-ranging plan to promote artificial intelligence (AI) development and research in the near future, Duong Anh Duc, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, has said.
Singapore secures three of top five regional deals World

Singapore secures three of top five regional deals

Singapore clinched three of the top five private equity and venture capital deals struck in the region in the first quarter amid markedly slower economic activity across Southeast Asia due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research urges ASEAN countries to adjust tax policies ASEAN

Research urges ASEAN countries to adjust tax policies

The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR), in coordination with Oxfam, Prakarsa, Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA) and Vietnam Tax Justice Alliance (VATJ), on June 25 announced research outcomes on the case of corporate tax incentives in the ASEAN towards sustainable tax policies in the ASEAN Region.
Vietnam - attractive, safe investment destination: official Business

Vietnam - attractive, safe investment destination: official

Vietnam has proved that it is an attractive and safe destination for investors, as reflected through positive signs in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country in the first five months of this year, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).