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APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

World

APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

A draft communiqué on November 12 showed that leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, plan to warn against the dangers posed by protectionism, and resolve to work toward realising what would be the world's largest free-trade area at a meeting in Papua New Guinea later this week, according to Kyodo News.

Zero dong tours worry travel sector

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Zero dong tours worry travel sector

‘Zero dong’ and other cheap tours have lured a large number of visitors to Da Nang in recent times. However, these tours also come with a headache for State management agencies.

Vietnam, Singapore step up defence ties

Politics

Vietnam, Singapore step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Chan Yeng Kit, Permanent Secretary of the Singaporean Ministry of Defence, co-chaired the 9th Vietnam-Singapore Deputy Minister-Level Defence Policy Dialogue in Singapore on November 12.

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Health

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Leading policymakers, scientists, and experts from Asia’s health sector joined representatives from the World Bank at the 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum in Hanoi on November 12 to discuss global trends on health-related policies and to seek solutions to current challenges facing the sector.

Vietnam, France share medical expertise for field hospital staff

Health

Vietnam, France share medical expertise for field hospital staff

The Vietnamese Ministry of Defence’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the French Defence Attache Office in Vietnam launched an exchange of medical expertise in Hanoi on November 12 for staff of level 1 field hospital under the engineer corps of the Vietnam United Nations Peacekeeping Mission.