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APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

World

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies on November 18 were unable to sign a joint statement at the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Papua New Guinea in the context of deep divisions between the US and China over trade and investment.

APEC leaders focus on discussing free trade

World

APEC leaders focus on discussing free trade

Leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies discussed how to promote free trade and regional economic integration on November 18 in Port Moresby of Papua New Guinea as the United States and China remain at odds over trade and other policies.

Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

World

Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

Singapore’s exports growth picked up the annual pace in October and handily beat forecasts, thanks to a continued surge in pharmaceutical shipments though the key electronics sector contracted again.

Indonesia seeks to boost economic ties with Russia

World

Indonesia seeks to boost economic ties with Russia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo have had a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on increased economic cooperation between the two countries on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Politics

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

PM calls on East Asia Summit for connectivity

Politics

PM calls on East Asia Summit for connectivity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged member states of the East Asia Summit (EAS) to strengthen connectivity in their legal systems, infrastructure, and digitization process during the 33th EAS in Singapore on November 15.

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Business

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Vietnam with a good opportunity to continue perfecting its socialist-oriented market economy institutions and improving its business and investment environment in a more open and transparent manner, many experts have said.