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Mekong sub region

AIIB helps develop sustainable infrastructure in Asia

World

AIIB helps develop sustainable infrastructure in Asia

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank, has helped many Asian countries have better infrastructure, deeper regional integration, and accelerated poverty reduction, said an official from the bank.

PM attends third Mekong River Commission Summit

Politics

PM attends third Mekong River Commission Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested the Mekong River Commission (MRC) give priority to fully and effectively implementing the 1995 Mekong Agreement and promoting its monitoring and coordinating role in performing the commitments of the MRC member countries.

Party General Secretary hosts Chinese State Councillor

Politics

Party General Secretary hosts Chinese State Councillor

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong received Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Hanoi on April 2, voicing his hope that the official will contribute more to the countries’ comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

Deputy PM holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister

Politics

Deputy PM holds talks with Chinese Foreign Minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with State Councillor and Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi in Hanoi on April 1 on the occasion of Wang Yi’s official visit to Vietnam and attendance at the 6th Greater Mekong Sub-region Summit (GMS-6) in Hanoi from March 29-31.

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

Business

Firms encouraged to engage strongly in regional development

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Business Summit, which opened in Hanoi on March 30 on the sidelines of the sixth GMS Summit as an initiative of Vietnam, has created an opportunity for governments to hold dialogue with enterprises and development partners, and encourage their stronger engagement in GMS activities.

ADB pledges to continue supporting GMS countries’ growth

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ADB pledges to continue supporting GMS countries’ growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to be a trusted partner of Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries in their efforts for future growth, ADB President Takehiko Nakao wrote in an article published by Indonesia’s Jakarta Globe newspaper.

Private sector development a focus of GMS

Business

Private sector development a focus of GMS

Plans for developing the private sector in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will be among priorities of the GMS Business Council (GMS BC) from 2018 to 2020, heard a panel discussion in the framework of the GMS Business Summit in Hanoi on March 30.