Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat World

Indonesian scholar hails outcomes of AMM Retreat

Head of the ASEAN Studies Program at the Indonesia’s Habibie Centre Ahmad Ibrahim Almutaqqi said on January 20 that the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) Retreat held in the central city of Nha Trang from January 16-17 yielded impressive results, laying solid foundation for ASEAN Year 2020.
Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food World

Philippines lifts restrictions on importing Fukushima food

Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin said on January 9 that the Philippines has lifted restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster due to a lower risk of radioactive contamination.
RoK seeks stronger ties with ASEAN to accelerate RCEP World

RoK seeks stronger ties with ASEAN to accelerate RCEP

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will spare no efforts to help conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of this year by forging deeper ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the country strives to revitalise its ailing exports, said the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on January 7.
Vietnam, Japan agree to further enhance political trust Politics

Vietnam, Japan agree to further enhance political trust

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese FM Motegi Toshimitsu expressed their delight at the impressive development of the Vietnam – Japan extensive strategic partnership over the past years, during their talks in Hanoi on January 6.
Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019 Politics

Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019

While the world saw profound instability in 2019, the Pacific – Asia region proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said.
Top 10 world economic events of 2019 World

Top 10 world economic events of 2019

Below is a recap of ten of the year’s most consequential headlines impacting consumers, investors and financial markets worldwide chosen by the Vietnam News Agency.
NA leader’s visits give strong boost to ties with Russia, Belarus Politics

NA leader’s visits give strong boost to ties with Russia, Belarus

The official visits of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to Russia and Belarus are expected to give a strong boost to Vietnam’s ties with those two traditional friendly countries, according to Chairman of the NA’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau.
State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs Business

State revenue unlikely to fall despite numerous FTAs

Reduced revenue from cutting taxes on imported goods in accordance with various free trade agreements (FTA) Vietnam had signed was unlikely to affect State revenue, said the finance ministry in a conference held on December 12 in Hanoi.
Vietnam a reliable partner of Russia: State Duma Chairman Politics

Vietnam a reliable partner of Russia: State Duma Chairman

Vietnam is a reliable partner of Russia, affirmed Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vycheslav Volodin while co-chairing the first meeting of the Vietnam-Russia Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Committeetogether with Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Moscow on December 11.
Switzerland supports ASEAN’s central role World

Switzerland supports ASEAN’s central role

The fourth meeting of the ASEAN-Switzerland Joint Sectoral Cooperation Committee (AS-JSCC) took place at the headquarters of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 29.
First Vietnam-Australia economic partnership meeting held Business

First Vietnam-Australia economic partnership meeting held

The first Vietnam-Australia Economic Partnership Meeting (EPM) was held in Adelaide city of Australia on November 29 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Chi Dung and Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham.
PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations Politics

PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
RoK, Indonesia boost bilateral cooperation World

RoK, Indonesia boost bilateral cooperation

Leaders of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Indonesia on November 25 discussed ways to strengthen their cooperation in various areas, including infrastructure projects and the economy.