Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing World

Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is ASEAN’s most outstanding achievement this year, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN Ambassador Ade Padmo Sarwono said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s correspondent in Jakarta on November 18.
COVID-19 changes domestic travellers’ habits Society

COVID-19 changes domestic travellers’ habits

COVID-19 pandemic has changed the habit and thought of tourists around the world. Recent surveys by independent organisations revealed that their behaviours and choices have changed in an unpredictable manner after the pandemic broke out.
Deputy PM calls for global unity to overcome COVID-19 crisis Politics

Deputy PM calls for global unity to overcome COVID-19 crisis

International and regional cooperation is more important than ever before for the world to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on September 3 when attending a virtual conference of the Group of 20 (G20) foreign ministers.
Duo targets reached in high school graduation exam Society

Duo targets reached in high school graduation exam

Despite many challenges, the first phase of the national high school graduation exam of the 2019 – 2020 academic year has wrapped up in safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Huu Do.
UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam Environment

UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam

UNICEF in Vietnam will continue to support the country’s Government to bring water, sanitation and hygiene programmes at scale in schools, according to a statement by the office on the occasion of the World Hand Hygiene Day (May 5).
Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis World

Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis

Thailand’s National Security Council is expected to present a proposal for the extension of the state of emergency to the Prime Minister on April 27, with some current restrictions to be relaxed to allow some businesses and daily activities to resume amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Chinese Premier calls for joint efforts against COVID-19 World

Chinese Premier calls for joint efforts against COVID-19

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on April 14 emphasised strengthening the awareness of a community with a shared future for humanity and closer cooperation to clinch an early victory against COVID-19 in East Asia, according to China's Xinhua News Agency.
ASEAN, EU work closely in COVID-19 fight World

ASEAN, EU work closely in COVID-19 fight

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, in his capacity as ASEAN 2020 Chair, delivered a speech at an ASEAN-EU ministerial teleconference on cooperation in coping with the epidemic on March 20.
ASEAN officials praise Vietnam’s preparations for AEM Retreat ASEAN

ASEAN officials praise Vietnam’s preparations for AEM Retreat

The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Consultation and the 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat were held in the central city of Da Nang on March 10 with the participation of hundreds of ASEAN economic ministers, officials and ABAC experts.
Da Nang workers join in blood donation programme Society

Da Nang workers join in blood donation programme

About 1,000 trade union members and labourers in the central city of Da Nang took part in a blood donation programme on March 1, an activity to help ease blood shortage for health care after the Lunar New Year holiday.
HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp Business

HCM City’s EPZs need a revamp

Experts have recommended a number of measures to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in HCM City’s export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial zones (IPs).