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Vietnam intensifies ties with Norway, Ireland

Politics

Vietnam intensifies ties with Norway, Ireland

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide and Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland Ciaran Cannon on November 21 on the sidelines of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

Vietnam attends ASEAN-EU dialogue on sustainable development

ASEAN

Vietnam attends ASEAN-EU dialogue on sustainable development

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has put forth four promising cooperation areas between ASEAN and EU in sustainable development, including the strengthening of bilateral, regional and inter-regional economic, trade and investment connectivity, especially the implementation of the ASEAN-EU free trade agreement in the future.

ASEAN, China, UNDP introduce report on SDGs financing

ASEAN

ASEAN, China, UNDP introduce report on SDGs financing

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China and UN Development Programme (UNDP) introduced a joint report on 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) financing in ASEAN during a meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 17.​

APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position

Politics

APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position

Indonesia’s Antara News has recently published an article saying the support and active participation of APEC member economies as well as regional and international organisations in the freshly-concluded APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will be a lever for Vietnam to promote its “soft power.”

Canadian expert: APEC moving in right direction

World

Canadian expert: APEC moving in right direction

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is moving in a right direction with the commitment to globalisation and economic development through trade, Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada told a Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Ottawa.