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Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

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Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed measures to further promote partnership between the two countries in various fields during their talks in Hanoi on November 19 as part of the latter’s official visit to Vietnam.

Russia a reliable partner of Vietnam: top leader

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Russia a reliable partner of Vietnam: top leader

As part of its foreign policy, Vietnam has always and will continue to consider Russia a reliable and leading partner, said General Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee (CPVCC) and President Nguyen Phu Trong at a reception for visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Hanoi on November 19.

Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

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Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has stressed the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in promoting national economic development and reducing inequality in globalisation.

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

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APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies on November 18 were unable to sign a joint statement at the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Papua New Guinea in the context of deep divisions between the US and China over trade and investment.

APEC leaders focus on discussing free trade

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APEC leaders focus on discussing free trade

Leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies discussed how to promote free trade and regional economic integration on November 18 in Port Moresby of Papua New Guinea as the United States and China remain at odds over trade and other policies.