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Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

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Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is making every endeavour to complete all required papers and to submit the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the National Assembly for ratification in the legislature’s session later this year.

Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP

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Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP

Chief negotiators of the 11 countries involved in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on July 18 met in Kanagawa prefecture of Japan to accelerate the completion of domestic procedures so that the deal will come into effect soon.

Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

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Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

Japan and Thailand agreed on June 27 to foster cooperation for the accession of Thailand to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Japan enacts law to ratify CPTPP

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Japan enacts law to ratify CPTPP

The Japanese Diet on June 13 enacted a law to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), moving a step closer to complete domestic procedures, according to Kyodo news.

Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

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Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that his country will reopen its embassy in Pyongyang, a move expected to end the diplomatic row over the assassination of a citizen of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Kuala Lumpur last year.