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ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

World

ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) affirmed the commitment to enhancing bilateral comprehensive cooperation at the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on January 21.

Vietnam urged to reduce coal-fired energy generation

Business

Vietnam urged to reduce coal-fired energy generation

Vietnam has been urged to reduce its use of coal-fired energy and develop renewable energy to proactively respond to climate change and ensure energy security, heard a panel discussion of the Vietnam Economic Forum 2019 in Hanoi on January 17.

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

World

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success.

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Politics

Deputy PM requests full potential reached in people-to-people diplomacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has requested the continued effort to better tap into the strengths of people-to-people diplomacy during a conference in Hanoi on January 16 to review the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations’ 2018 activities and launch its 2019 tasks.

Bad weather delays Vietnam’s satellite launch by one day

Sci-Tech

Bad weather delays Vietnam’s satellite launch by one day

The made-in-Vietnam earth observation satellite MicroDragon will be launched into orbit by an Epsilon-4 rocket from the Uchinoura Space Centre in Japan’s Kagoshima Prefecture at 7:50am on January 18 (Hanoi time), one day later than scheduled due to unfavourable weather.