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Mekong

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Business

Netherlands helps to improve water supply capacity in Mekong Delta

Representatives of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the Netherlands’ Vitens Evides International (VEI) company held a discussion on the WaterWorX project, which aims to orient the water supply to be adaptable to the effects of climate change in the southwest of Mekong River Delta, funded by the company and the Dutch Government.

PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Politics

PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underlined strong commitments of ASEAN in promoting and elevating the strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation between the grouping and Japan for peace, stability and prosperity of each side as well as the whole region.

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

World

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 14 invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to attend special summits that the country will hold in 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between the RoK and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Local specialties to be on display next week

Business

Local specialties to be on display next week

The Vietnam Local Specialties Fair 2018 and the “One Village One Product” exhibition are scheduled to take place from November 21-25 in the capital city, the Hanoi Promotion Agency announced on November 13.

Can Tho enhances cooperation with Hungary

Politics

Can Tho enhances cooperation with Hungary

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Can Tho city Vo Thanh Thong had a working session on November 14 with Csaba Balogh, Minister of State for Public Administration under Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to discuss bilateral cooperation prospects.

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

World

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Hanoi Forum puts forth valuable lessons for Vietnam

Environment

Hanoi Forum puts forth valuable lessons for Vietnam

The Hanoi Forum 2018, hosted by the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, closed on November 10 after two days of working with one plenum, two discussion sessions and two policy dialogues related to sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.