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.
Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company Politics

Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 15 for Scott Kicker, Founder and CEO of the US-based Gen X Energy Company, which is exploring a liquefied natural gas project worth over 6 billion USD in Vietnam.
Cambodia inaugurates fifth cement plant World

Cambodia inaugurates fifth cement plant

Cambodia put into operation a cement plant with a production capacity of one million tonnes per year in the southwestern province of Kampot on November 14.
HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation Politics

HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to step up cooperation with Belgium’s Antwerp province in the fields where the latter has strengths such as seaport development, smart urban building and renewable energy, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has said.
Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit World

Thailand to build first floating storage regasification unit

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is preparing to develop the country's first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) worth 24.5 billion baht (807.8 million USD) to support its business plan to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2020.
Expo Vietnam-Russia 2019 attracts 500 enterprises Business

Expo Vietnam-Russia 2019 attracts 500 enterprises

As many as 500 Vietnamese and Russian enterprises have registered to attend the Expo Vietnam – Russia 2019, which will take place at the National Exhibition Construction Centre in Hanoi from November 14-16.
Hanoi remains top FDI destination in 10 months Business

Hanoi remains top FDI destination in 10 months

Hanoi continued to top the list of foreign direct investment destinations in Vietnam in the first 10 months of this year, raking in about 6.85 billion USD, most of which came in form of capital contributions and share purchase.
ASEAN, China seek to push socio-cultural, economic ties World

ASEAN, China seek to push socio-cultural, economic ties

Measures to further enhance socio-cultural and economic cooperation between ASEAN and China were the main focus of the 12th China-ASEAN Conference on People to People Friendship Organisations (CACPPFO) held in Bandung city, Indonesia, on November 12.
Rescued MoIT projects make little progress Business

Rescued MoIT projects make little progress

Three years after the implementation of a government directive aimed at salvaging 12 failed business projects under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), little progress had been made and the majority were still losing money, according to a recent Government report submitted to the National Assembly.