Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia World

Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have released the Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia report.
ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister World

ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh proposed ASEAN and the EU beef up economic and trade cooperation at both bilateral and regional levels, with a focus on urgent issues such as supply chains and non-tariff barriers, while addressing the eighth ASEAN-EU Business Summit held online on November 19.
National Assembly’s 10th session concludes Politics

National Assembly’s 10th session concludes

The 10th session of the 14th National Assembly wrapped up in Hanoi on November 17, completing all the tasks set for the session, which were held in two phases, with the first held via videoconferencing from October 20 to 27 and the second in person from November 2 to 17.
Workshop promotes investment, foreign trade in Quang Ninh Business

Workshop promotes investment, foreign trade in Quang Ninh

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) partnered with the People’s Committee of northern Quang Ninh province to host a workshop on trade and investment promotion between trade representatives, foreign trade promotion organisations, and the province and its enterprises on November 13 in Ha Long city.
New regulation aids firms in customs clearance Business

New regulation aids firms in customs clearance

Applying risk management in customs operations will not only enable trade security and facilitation but will also allow the General Department of Customs to focus its resources on high-risk trade, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on November 12.
Vietnam targets private-sector development Business

Vietnam targets private-sector development

Vietnam needs to develop a strategy to promote the development of the private sector over the next decade to maintain growth, speakers said at a conference on socio-economic development from 2021 to 2030 recently held in HCM City.
Vietnam not late in 5G: Minister Politics

Vietnam not late in 5G: Minister

Vietnam has not fallen behind in launching a 5G network, having completed a technical pilot last year, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said while being grilled in the Q&A session at the 14th National Assembly (NA) on November 6.