Vietnam to attend 30th AIPA General Assembly Politics

Vietnam to attend 30th AIPA General Assembly

A National Assembly delegation led by Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong will attend the 30 th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) slated for August 2-8 in Thailand.
Legislative chiefs vow to boost Vietnam-Thailand ties Politics

Legislative chiefs vow to boost Vietnam-Thailand ties

Upon his arrival in Hanoi on July 21, President of the Thai Parliament Chai Chidchod entered into talks with Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Phu Trong, mulling over measures to boost bilateral ties to contribute to ASEAN unity.
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FTA with Vietnam set as EU priority under Swedish presidency

The EU is moving ahead on negotiations on a free trade pact specific to Vietnam, a long process that is expected to be complete by October 2010, said a ranking European Commission officer on July 1, adding that the pact is an EU priority now, under the new presidency of Sweden.
RoK, EU strive for conclusion of FTA World

RoK, EU strive for conclusion of FTA

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Lee Myung-bak and his European counterparts have called for efforts to conclude negotiations for a free trade deal between the RoK and the European Union (EU) at an early date and for cooperation on global and regional issues.