ASEAN-China trade surges despite pandemic World

ASEAN-China trade surges despite pandemic

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on the global economy, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have seen economic exchanges heat up, including surging trade and investment inflows, thanks to deepened bilateral economic ties.
Cambodia, RoK hold second round of FTA talks World

Cambodia, RoK hold second round of FTA talks

Cambodia and the Republic of Korea (RoK) launched the second round of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) on August 31 as the RoK works to expand its export portfolio to cushion the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister receives new Japanese Ambassador Politics

Prime Minister receives new Japanese Ambassador

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam always considers Japan one of the most important and long-term partners and wants to further deepen the extensive strategic partnership between the two nations.
Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh visits Laos Politics

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh visits Laos

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh held talks with his Lao counterpart Bounthong Chitmany and met with National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on December 10 as part of his official visit to Laos.
Indonesian President visits Singapore World

Indonesian President visits Singapore

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will pay a visit to Singapore on October 8-9 and attend a Leaders’ Retreat with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, the Singaporean Prime Minister’s Office has announced.
ASEAN, India review free trade agreement on goods World

ASEAN, India review free trade agreement on goods

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India have agreed to review their free trade agreement (FTA) signed in 2009 to make it more business-friendly and boost bilateral economic ties.
Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership Politics

Top legislator’s China visit gives boost to bilateral partnership

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan’s official visit to China from July 8-12 has contributed to consolidating and developing the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a stable, healthy and sustainable manner, said a senior legislator.
Vietnamese, Nepalese Prime Ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Nepalese Prime Ministers hold talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli were glad that cooperative documents have been signed between Vietnam and Nepal, serving as a foundation for their cooperation to be expanded and deepened in the future.
Top legislator’s France visit to bolster bilateral cooperation Politics

Top legislator’s France visit to bolster bilateral cooperation

The official visit to France by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from March 30 to April 3 will help tighten friendship and cooperation between the two countries, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Thiep affirmed in an interview granted to Paris-based correspondents of the Vietnam News Agency.
NA Chairwoman, Moroccan House Speaker hold talks Politics

NA Chairwoman, Moroccan House Speaker hold talks

Vietnam always places importance to developing the friendship and multi-dimensional cooperation with African countries, seeing Morocco as her prioritized partner in North Africa, Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said.
Party official welcomes Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Politics

Party official welcomes Russian Minister of Industry and Trade

Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, received Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov in Hanoi on March 27, affirming that there remains much potential for stronger bilateral economic ties.