US-based apparel company intends to expand presence in Vietnam Business

US-based apparel company intends to expand presence in Vietnam

HanesBrands Vietnam, one of the biggest subsidiaries of the world’s largest marketer of basic apparel whose headquarters are based in the US, is planning to increase the number of its factories and expand the scale of production in Vietnam, the group’s Vice President Jerry Cook has said.
CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect World

CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force on December 30, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy.
Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed Society

Vietnam’s labour commitments to CPTPP, EVFTA discussed

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) offers Vietnam an opportunity to modernise its labour laws and improve labour quality and productivity, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4.
Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification World

Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification

The Malaysian Government has not set any deadline for ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Malaysian national news agency Bernama quoted International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking as saying.
CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year Society

CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will help create 17,000-27,000 jobs each year for Vietnamese workers from 2020, Director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs Dao Quang Vinh has said.
CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo World

CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo

Chief negotiators from the 11 members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will gather in Tokyo, Japan, on November 20-21 to discuss policies after the deal takes effect in late this year.
APEC leaders to warn against protectionism World

APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

A draft communiqué on November 12 showed that leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, plan to warn against the dangers posed by protectionism, and resolve to work toward realising what would be the world's largest free-trade area at a meeting in Papua New Guinea later this week, according to Kyodo News.
Int’l conference promotes sea-island tourism development Travel

Int’l conference promotes sea-island tourism development

Tapping huge potential of sea and island tourism coupled with preserving natural landscapes was discussed at an international conference jointly held by Ton Duc Thang University and the National Penghu University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (China) on August 1.