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WEF on Digital ASEAN programme to be launched

ASEAN

WEF on Digital ASEAN programme to be launched

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is partnering with leading technological entities including Google, Microsoft, Cisco and Lazada to launch a Digital ASEAN programme, aiming to develop digital skills among some 20 million ASEAN citizens by 2020 with an emphasis on SMEs.

Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Politics

Vietnam, Russia seek ways to bolster partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed measures to further promote partnership between the two countries in various fields during their talks in Hanoi on November 19 as part of the latter’s official visit to Vietnam.

Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

World

Indonesian President affirms SME’s role

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has stressed the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in promoting national economic development and reducing inequality in globalisation.

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

World

APEC leaders fail to agree on joint statement

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies on November 18 were unable to sign a joint statement at the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Papua New Guinea in the context of deep divisions between the US and China over trade and investment.

EuroCham marks 20-year operation in Vietnam

Business

EuroCham marks 20-year operation in Vietnam

A ceremony to honour great contributions of European firms to Vietnam’s socio-economic development was held by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) in Vietnam on November 16 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Russian PM’s Vietnam visit promotes result-oriented cooperation

Politics

Russian PM’s Vietnam visit promotes result-oriented cooperation

Prime Minister of Russia D.A.Medvedev’s official visit to Vietnam from November 18-19 looks to continue stepping up ties across politics, economy, trade, national defence-security, science-technology, education-training, culture, tourism, and locality-to-locality exchange between the two countries.

Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

Politics

Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

The accession to APEC on November 14, 1998 marked a big step forward in Vietnam’s foreign policy of door opening, multilateralisation, diversification and international economic integration, which created a driving force for the country’s renewal and integration during the past two decades.