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Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

World

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14.

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

Society

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.

Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response

Society

Hanoi Forum 2018 focuses on climate change response

The Hanoi Forum 2018 opened on November 9, drawing nearly 500 delegates, made up of former and incumbent state leaders, heads of business groups and international organisations, as well as domestic and foreign scholars and scientists.

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

Society

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

The Ministry of Health held a seminar in Hanoi on November 8 on Vietnam’s international commitments to preventing the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, as well as the recommendations from international organisations towards the draft law on the prevention and combat of alcohol abuse.