Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements Business

Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union (EU).
Vietnam reasserts to realise int’l commitments on labour Politics

Vietnam reasserts to realise int’l commitments on labour

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung paid a working visit to the European Union and Belgium on June 20-21 to speed up the signing of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) and reaffirm Vietnam’s efforts to realise international commitments on labour.
Indonesia denies freezing CEPA negotiation with EU World

Indonesia denies freezing CEPA negotiation with EU

The international trade negotiation director general of Indonesia’s Trade Ministry, Iman Pambagyo, has denied rumours that Indonesia will freeze negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the European Union (EU) due to a recent palm oil resolution issued by the EU parliament.
UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation Politics

UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation

Dr. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, has granted an interview to the Vietnam News Agency, talking about the cooperation between the UN and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and parliaments’ role in sustainable development goals on the occasion of the upcoming 132 nd IPU Assembly.
Vietnam, EU look to reach FTA deal by late 2014 Business

Vietnam, EU look to reach FTA deal by late 2014

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have vowed to conclude negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) by late 2014, possibly before next October, so as to issue an official statement at the 10th Asia – Europe Meeting slated for the same month in Milan, Italy.
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Vietnam, EU hail progress made in FTA talks

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have re-emphasised the importance of a proposed bilateral free trade agreement and resolved to continue negotiations so as to reach a positive outcome.
Vietnam attends IPU 124 in Panama Politics

Vietnam attends IPU 124 in Panama

A delegation from the Vietnamese National Assembly took part in the 124th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU 124) in Panama from April 15-20.