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Economic

Indonesia seeks to boost economic ties with Russia

World

Indonesia seeks to boost economic ties with Russia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo have had a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on increased economic cooperation between the two countries on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore.

Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

Politics

Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

The accession to APEC on November 14, 1998 marked a big step forward in Vietnam’s foreign policy of door opening, multilateralisation, diversification and international economic integration, which created a driving force for the country’s renewal and integration during the past two decades.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Politics

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

World

APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on November 15 adopted new guidelines on the quality of infrastructure development and investment, with all 21 economies agreeing to take into consideration recipients’ ability to pay back loans for such funding.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting

Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with many foreign officials from members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.

Deputy PM: APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy

Politics

Deputy PM: APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy

The Asia-Pacific, and in particular the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), has remained a focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.

Banking apps the way forward

Business

Banking apps the way forward

Banking apps on cell phones are helping people in rural areas manage their finances, said Pham Xuan Hoe, deputy director general of the Banking Strategy Institute at the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) at the launching ceremony of the i3 programme held in Hanoi on November 14.

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Business

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Vietnam with a good opportunity to continue perfecting its socialist-oriented market economy institutions and improving its business and investment environment in a more open and transparent manner, many experts have said.