Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up Environment

Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up

The Japan Environment and Business Organisation (JEBO) has said it is willing to pay all costs to clean the heavily polluted To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi following a remark by an environment official saying the firm's sewage treatment technology had failed.
RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs World

RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade agreements (FTAs) with more ASEAN members in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a senior trade official of the RoK.
Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year World

Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year

The Japanese administration has shown its support for Thailand in concluding the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement this year when the kingdom assumes Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam endorses ASEAN-Russia cooperation: Ambassador Politics

Vietnam endorses ASEAN-Russia cooperation: Ambassador

Vietnam always welcomes and supports the intensification of ASEAN-Russia cooperative relations, and appreciates Russia’s important role in maintaining regional peace and stability, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh on October 23.
Vice President visits embassy in Jakarta Politics

Vice President visits embassy in Jakarta

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, now in Indonesia to attend a ceremony for the President and Vice President of the country to take their offices, on October 20 met with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia, the ASEAN Secretariat and the Vietnamese mission to the regional group.
Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs World

Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs

Singapore and China have signed nine agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in various fields such as customs clearance, intellectual property management, education, innovation and communications, and smart city development.
Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishment Society

Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishment

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 14 increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).