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TPP negotiators to meet in Japan next week

Business

TPP negotiators to meet in Japan next week

Negotiators from the 11 remaining signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact will hold a three-day meeting near Tokyo next week in pursuit of an agreement by November, the Japanese government said on October 24.

TPP negotiations continued without US

World

TPP negotiations continued without US

The chief negotiators from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries met on July 12 to discuss how to bring the regional free trade deal into effect following the withdrawal of the United States

Deputy PM sends sympathy to Japan over torrential rains

Politics

Deputy PM sends sympathy to Japan over torrential rains

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 10 sent a message of sympathy to Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida over serious human and economic losses caused by torrential rains in Fukuoka, Oita and some neighbouring prefectures in Kyushu region.

Two Japanese ships visit Philippines

World

Two Japanese ships visit Philippines

A helicopter carrier and a guided-missile destroyer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force arrived in the Philippines on a four-day visit aimed at deepening relations between the two countries

Japan proposes currency swap deal to ASEAN

ASEAN

Japan proposes currency swap deal to ASEAN

Japan on May 5 proposed a new type bilateral currency swap agreement, worth 40 billion USD, to the ASEAN to tackle short-time liquidity difficulties during crisis time, Kyodo News Agency reported.

VNA, Kyodo News enjoy fruitful partnership

Society

VNA, Kyodo News enjoy fruitful partnership

General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi and President and Editor-in-Chief of Japan’s Kyodo News Masaki Fukuyama have shared their delight at the fruitful partnership between the two sides through the exchange of news, especially those related to Vietnam and Japan.

New Zealand pushes TPP without US

World

New Zealand pushes TPP without US

New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay called on the 11 remaining member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to discuss the next step for the trade deal after the US pulled out.