Philippines, Russia expand defence cooperation World

Philippines, Russia expand defence cooperation

Russia has appointed its first defense attaché to the Philippines in over 40 years, showing increased defence cooperation between the two countries, according to the Russian Embassy in the Southeast Asian nation.
SOCO aims to expand investment in Vietnam Business

SOCO aims to expand investment in Vietnam

London-based SOCO International Plc hopes to expand its investment, exploration and exploitation, and improve the output of oil and gas in Vietnam, SOCO President and CEO Ed Story said on August 28.
Firms advised to better product quality to boost exports to EU Business

Firms advised to better product quality to boost exports to EU

Vietnamese enterprises should improve the quality of their products and meet all the requirements of the European Union to enjoy tariff-related advantages and increase exports to the region, once the recently-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) becomes effective.
Indonesia continues to return imported waste World

Indonesia continues to return imported waste

Indonesia has returned seven shipping containers of illegally imported waste to France and Hong Kong, said the country’s authorities on July 30, marking the latest move by a Southeast Asian nation to send back rubbish to their places of origin.
APEC workshop promotes innovative work skills in digital age Society

APEC workshop promotes innovative work skills in digital age

The workshop on “Innovative Skills for Inclusive Future of Work in the Digital Age” opened in Hanoi on July 18, gathering over 100 local and international speakers and delegates, including those from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies.