Thailand prepares for hosting APEC 2022 ASEAN

Thailand prepares for hosting APEC 2022

The Government of Thailand has kick-started preparations for the country’s hosting of the 2022 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and other related meetings.
New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come World

New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come

Vietnam has started to emerge as the latest Asian nation with a strengthening position in the region, and a future high potential for economic growth, wrote Murat Ungor, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Otago in his article run by New Zealand’s website asiamediacentre.org.nz on January 18.
Company invents nano bio-technology medical mask Health

Company invents nano bio-technology medical mask

Wakamono, a Ho Chi Minh City-based company that specialises in producing nano biotech materials, has invented a medical mask that is capable of killing more than 99 percent of both gram-negative and -positive bacteria, and enveloped and non-enveloped virus.
RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister World

RCEP a proof of signatories’ resolve to strengthen integration: Malaysian minister

The recently concluded Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is a proof of resolve of Malaysia, together with ASEAN member countries and the five ASEAN Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) partners, to continue strengthening regional economic integration, facilitating cross-border trade and investment, and reducing non-tariff barriers, a Malaysian minister has said.
Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020 World

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a heavy impact on every aspect of life in 2020, and the global economy had been especially hard hit. The Vietnam News Agency has selected the ten most significant global economic issues during the year.
RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.
Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture Politics

Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture

Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020 Business

VNA selects top 10 economic events of Vietnam in 2020

Vietnam among very few countries to post GDP growth rate of 2.5-3 percent, and the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement in 2020 when Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship are among the top 10 domestic economic events in the year.
Sputnik: 2020 is really a special year for Vietnam World

Sputnik: 2020 is really a special year for Vietnam

2020 is really a special year for Vietnam as for the first time in its diplomacy history, the country assumed both rotating ASEAN Chair and non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), according to the Sputnik news agency of Russia.
Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP World

Malaysia to get benefits from RCEP

Malaysia will benefit from its participation in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) as it enhances economic integration and facilitation between ASEAN countries and their dialogue partners, namely China, Japan, the Republic of Koreas, Australia, and New Zealand.