RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK World

RoK calls for 'unified message' for resumption of dialogue with DPRK

Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has called for Asia-Pacific countries to send a "unified message" for the resumption of dialogue with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), renewing Seoul's resolve to forge ahead with efforts for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
RCEP countries make "significant" progress in trade talks World

RCEP countries make "significant" progress in trade talks

Ministers from 15 Asia-Pacific countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement on August 27 said they have made "significant progress" toward the signing of the deal by the end of the year, while whether India will stay on as a member of the framework remains uncertain.
Diplomat commends Vietnam-EU, Vietnam-Belgium ties Society

Diplomat commends Vietnam-EU, Vietnam-Belgium ties

Relations between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) as well as between Vietnam and Belgium have been flourishing, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and Head of the Vietnamese Delegation to the EU Vu Anh Quang.
Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved Business

Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved

The European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) on January 21 approved a resolution asking for the European Parliament (EP)’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam treasures relations with Egypt: Party official Politics

Vietnam treasures relations with Egypt: Party official

Politburo member and Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed that the Party, State and people of Vietnam always attach importance to friendly and cooperative relations with Egypt.
Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans Society

Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans

It is crucial to incorporate the enforcement of child rights into socio-economic plans and State budget allocation, particularly in the next five years, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong said at a conference on November 23.
RoK President hails relations with Vietnam World

RoK President hails relations with Vietnam

President of the Republic of Korea (RoL) Moon Jae-in highlighted the good relations between the RoK and Vietnam in all fields while hosting delegates from the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) in Seoul on November 7.
Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax World

Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax

Tax chiefs from 17 Asia-Pacific countries and territories, including Vietnam, began their annual talks in Indonesia to discuss a digital tax and how to tackle the issue of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
Asia-Pacific countries push ahead with RCEP negotiations World

Asia-Pacific countries push ahead with RCEP negotiations

Officials of 16 Asia-Pacific countries have voiced their commitment to accelerating negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement with the hope of finalising it by November, according to a Thai official.