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MRC official hails Vietnam’s contributions

Politics

MRC official hails Vietnam’s contributions

CEO of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat Pham Tuan Phan has appreciated Vietnam’s contributions to and cooperation with the commission while being received by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on September 13.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Vietnam has long treasured the substantial benefits of free trade, particularly amidst the formidable challenges posed by global trade protectionism which is currently threatening bilateral and multilateral trade deals, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Politics

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks in Hanoi on September 13 with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the occasion of the latter’s participation in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018. The talks followed the 10th session of the Vietnam – Japan Cooperation Committee co-chaired by the two.

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

Politics

Party chief welcomes Lao Prime Minister

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception on September 13 for Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith who came to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN).

WEF ASEAN 2018: Gov’t leader asks Facebook to further cooperate

Business

WEF ASEAN 2018: Gov’t leader asks Facebook to further cooperate

Facebook should closely coordinate with the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam in its operation in the country, remove wrongful information that negatively affect the country’s national security, social order and safety as well as the peaceful life of the Vietnamese people.

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

ASEAN

WEF ASEAN 2018: Expatriates a potential source for growth

Governments of the ASEAN member states should design suitable policies to control risks and seize opportunities related to the return of their expatriates, said speakers at a discussion within the framework of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) in Hanoi on September 13.

Blockchain technology benefits SMEs, developing countries: report

Business

Blockchain technology benefits SMEs, developing countries: report

Blockchain could bring a commercial benefit of 1 trillion USD, mostly for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as for some newly-emerged markets which suffer most from a lack of access to credit and have ample room to grow trade, including Vietnam, according to a new report jointly released by Bain & Company and the World Economic Forum (WEF).