Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement Environment

Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement

Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), according to Standing Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.
37th ASEAN Summit slated for mid-November Politics

37th ASEAN Summit slated for mid-November

The 37th ASEAN Summit is expected to take place in mid-November, and as ASEAN Chair this year, Vietnam is joining other member countries to actively prepare for this important event, according to Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang.
Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects Business

Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects

With more positive developments in the world economy and the rapid recovery of China, the Vietnamese economy has foundations to hope for a strong economic recovery in the future, according to Duong Manh Hung, Director of the General Statistic Office (GSO)’s National Accounts Department.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response Health

Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response

The Joint Ministers of Finance and Health Symposium on Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific, with the theme “COVID-19 and Beyond”, was held online by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Hanoi on September 17, with the participation of various countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts  Sci-Tech

Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts

Domestic businesses are advised to grab chances and take the initiative to prevent and cope with risks and challenges from the cyberspace, according to the Department of Cybersecurity and High-technology Crime Prevention under the Ministry of Public Security.
ASEAN founding anniversary marked in Ukraine ASEAN

ASEAN founding anniversary marked in Ukraine

The embassies of Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia in Ukraine co-organised a flag-hoisting ceremony on August 8 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (August 8, 1967-2020).
ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary ASEAN

ASEAN celebrates 53rd founding anniversary

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s Secretariat held a virtual ceremony on August 8 to mark the bloc’s 53rd founding anniversary under the theme “ASEAN 53: A Cohesive Journey to Recovery”.
Vietnam promising market for US investors Business

Vietnam promising market for US investors

Country General Manager of IBM Vietnam Tan Jee Toon still remembers the first time he set foot on Vietnam seven years ago for his challenging tenure (2013-2015). It was in the final stage of the global financial crisis and at that time Vietnam’s macro-economy dropped to the lowest level.