Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 14:38:49

Chile

Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

World

Thailand to issue vision statement for ASEAN Year 2019

Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha will deliver a vision statement in preparation for the country’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore from November 13-15, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

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.

CPTPP submitted to National Assembly

Politics

CPTPP submitted to National Assembly

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on November 2 presented a proposal to the National Assembly asking for the parliament’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and other relevant documents.

CPTPP to come into force in late 2018

World

CPTPP to come into force in late 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is hoped to take effect in December 2018 after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on October 30 that his country had ratified the agreement.

Canada announces official ratification of CPTPP

World

Canada announces official ratification of CPTPP

Canada has filed its notice of ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) with New Zealand which acts as the depository country overseeing the deal’s implementation.

More congratulations to new President

Politics

More congratulations to new President

Leaders of Cambodia, Singapore, Ukraine, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Iran, Panama and foreign parties have sent congratulations to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as President of Vietnam.

PM busy with P4G related events

Politics

PM busy with P4G related events

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation attended a banquet hosted by the Queen of Denmark for heads of delegations to the P4G Summit, and a lunch hosted by the Prince and Princess of Denmark as well as the closing ceremony of the summit on October 20.