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Vietnam

Lao leaders hail army cooperation with Vietnam

Politics

Lao leaders hail army cooperation with Vietnam

Several Lao leaders have hailed the cooperation between the armies of Laos and Vietnam during their meetings on Sept. 18 in Vientiane with a high-ranking delegation from the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics Sen. Lieut. Gen Luong Cuong.

ASOSAI Governing Board meets in Hanoi

Business

ASOSAI Governing Board meets in Hanoi

The 52nd meeting of the Governing Board of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) took place in Hanoi on September 19 under the co-chair of ASOSAI Chairperson Madinah Binti Mohamad and Secretary General Choe Jeahyeong.

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

Sci-Tech

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

An international workshop to promote cooperation in ensuring fairness in Vietnam’s energy shift towards more eco-friendly power was held by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Vietnam Office, and the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in Hanoi on September 18.

International cooperation crucial for startup development

Business

International cooperation crucial for startup development

The startup culture in Vietnam has taken off in recent years, with foreign venture capital now five times higher than that by domestic players. Thus, it is important to note that international cooperation is crucial to bolstering startup innovation in the country.

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

Society

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

The challenges and opportunities of ASEAN social security institutions in the Industry 4.0, as well as the free flow of labour are both high on the agenda for the ongoing 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

World

Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr opened the second reading of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the House of Commons on September 17.