TPP continues to be discussed in Japan in September World

TPP continues to be discussed in Japan in September

Chief negotiators from the 11 remaining member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal agreed to reconvene in late September in Japan, after three days of talks ended in Sydney on August 30.
APEC SOM3 deals with pile of work World

APEC SOM3 deals with pile of work

APEC SOM3 has updated a draft report on APEC economic policy on human resources development and structural reform, said Assistant to the APEC 2017 SOM Chair Do Hung Viet.
APEC Economic Committee meets to promote economic growth World

APEC Economic Committee meets to promote economic growth

The APEC Economic Committee (EC) convened its second plenary meeting and the fifth meeting of the Friends of the Chair (FotC) on August 25, discussing the making of regulations and policies to boost development in APEC member economies.
APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation World

APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation

The second meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) began in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, focusing on debating trade facilitation, alignment with international standards and active participation in international standardisation.
APEC’s action plan for sustainable fisheries discussed World

APEC’s action plan for sustainable fisheries discussed

The APEC Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG) opened its ninth annual meeting in Can Tho city on August 21 to discuss a common action plan for the APEC economies and regional and global cooperation activities to sustainably develop fisheries and sea- and ocean-related fields.
Japan hails Vietnam’s hosting of APEC meetings World

Japan hails Vietnam’s hosting of APEC meetings

Tsutomu Koizumi, head of Japan’s delegation to the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meetings (SOM1) held in Hanoi in February 2017, has highly valued Vietnam’s efforts in hosting the forum’s meetings.
PM successfully wraps up visits to Germany, Netherlands Politics

PM successfully wraps up visits to Germany, Netherlands

Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage arrived in Hanoi on July 12 morning, concluding his official working visits to Germany and attendance at the G20 Summit and to the Netherlandsat the invitation of his German and Dutch counterparts Angela Merkel and Mark Rutte from July 5-11.