ASEAN looks to promote post-pandemic recovery ASEAN

ASEAN looks to promote post-pandemic recovery

An online consultation of ASEAN economic ministers with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC) took place on August 24 under the chair of Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
First bespoke research on self-care in Vietnam introduced Health

First bespoke research on self-care in Vietnam introduced

Vietnam is one of the countries enjoying a developed healthcare system in the ASEAN with nearly 90 percent of the population (about 84 million people) enjoying support from medical insurance, according to a report entitled “Power of Self-care in Achieving Health-for-All”.
High-tech sector to welcome investment wave from RoK Business

High-tech sector to welcome investment wave from RoK

Investors from and localities in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have carried out a host of investment promotion activities in HCM City, Dong Nai, and Binh Duong recently as capital, especially for the high-tech industry, begins shifting to Vietnam.
Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert Business

Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert

Support from the State is urgently needed to help firms maintain operation and surmount challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to most manufacturing and services businesses, according to head of the Prime Minister’s economic advisory group Nguyen Duc Kien.
Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns Society

Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns

Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato affirmed his country’s pledge to support and protect Vietnamese interns in the country while meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam in Tokyo on August 11.
AIPA 41 to be held online in September Politics

AIPA 41 to be held online in September

The National Assembly of Vietnam has proposed organising the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) in the form of a teleconference at Hanoi’s International Convention Centre on September 8-10, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on August 5.
India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN  World

India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN

The government is reviewing the continuation of the free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN in the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the trade pact during the last ten years. According to Times of India, the country’s main grouse is the rising trade deficit with the 10–country bloc.