Vietnam, New Zealand sign action programme Politics

Vietnam, New Zealand sign action programme

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his New Zealand counterpart Nanaia Mahuta signed the Vietnam – New Zealand Action Programme for the 2021-2024 period at a virtual ceremony on December 8.
Thailand officially takes over APEC chairmanship for 2022 World

Thailand officially takes over APEC chairmanship for 2022

Thailand on November 12 took over the rotating chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum from New Zealand, with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declaring the theme for the APEC Year 2022 as "Open. Connect. Balance." at a virtual ceremony.
Vietnam, New Zealand foster strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, New Zealand foster strategic partnership

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has suggested Vietnam and New Zealand early complete the signing of an action programme for 2021-2024 on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week to push forward their strategic partnership.
Oxfam, foreign embassies support pandemic-hit migrant workers in HCM City Society

Oxfam, foreign embassies support pandemic-hit migrant workers in HCM City

Oxfam in Vietnam, a non-governmental organisation, together with the Embassies of New Zealand and Switzerland in Vietnam, on October 5 announced a humanitarian aid of nearly 1.3 billion VND (57,000 USD) to help migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City surmount difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Remarks by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc at APEC Informal Leaders Retreat Politics

Remarks by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc at APEC Informal Leaders Retreat

Vietnam supports the efforts made by APEC member economies to fight the pandemic, step up cooperation for economic recovery and promote exchange activities in culture, tourism and sports, among others, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a virtual informal meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders on July 16.
New Zealand’s PM calls emergency APEC meeting on COVID-19 World

New Zealand’s PM calls emergency APEC meeting on COVID-19

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on July 12 announced a plan to arrange a virtual meeting of leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) slated for this week, which will focus on COVID-19 and measures to cope with its negative impact on the economies.