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CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam

Business

CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force in Vietnam on January 14, promising to open up opportunities for many industries to boost exports, but also posing challenges for businesses which require them to devise long-term strategies to increase their competitiveness in the global market.

NA Chairwoman leaves for APPF-27 in Cambodia

Politics

NA Chairwoman leaves for APPF-27 in Cambodia

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and a high-ranking delegation left Hanoi on January 14 afternoon for the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) in Siem Reap, Cambodia, from January 14-16.

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

World

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

Member countries of ASEAN need to give priority to promoting ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC2025) and concluding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations to deal with economic headwinds in 2019, according to a recent article on the website https://www.eurasiareview.com.

Quang Nam province attracts 5.8 billion USD in FDI

Business

Quang Nam province attracts 5.8 billion USD in FDI

The central province of Quang Nam licensed 26 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total capital of nearly 300 million USD in 2018, bringing the total number of FDI projects in the province to 169, worth 5.8 billion USD.

PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for HCM City

Society

PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City made socio-economic development improvements while still dealing with problems inherited from previous years after one year implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion 21-KL/TW and the National Assembly’s Resolution 54/2017/QH14 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for the city.

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

Business

HCM City seeks cheaper logistics

Logistics fees in Vietnam account for nearly 21 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with transport making up 60 percent of the figure, twice as much as some developed economies.