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Malaysia halts imports from DPRK

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Malaysia halts imports from DPRK

Malaysia recently has halted all imports from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) as part of efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes.

Vietnamese, Azerbaijan Presidents hold talks

Politics

Vietnamese, Azerbaijan Presidents hold talks

At talks with his Azerbaijan counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Hanoi on May 19, President Truong Tan Sang made clear Vietnam’s stance on expanding relations with the Eurasian country as its major partner in southern Caucasus.

Lao PM hails Vietnamese bank, insurer

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Lao PM hails Vietnamese bank, insurer

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong attended a ceremony on June 21 in Vientiane to mark the 14th founding anniversary of the Laos-Vietnam Joint-Venture Bank ( LVB ) and the fifth founding anniversary of the Laos-Vietnam insurance joint-venture (LVI).

EVN, Siemens boost energy cooperation

Business

EVN, Siemens boost energy cooperation

The Vietnam Electricity Corporation (EVN) and Siemens Group have signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU), marking a new development in cooperation between the two energy giants.

EU praises Vietnam’ role in ASEAN

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EU praises Vietnam’ role in ASEAN

The Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, head of the EU delegation affirmed Vietnam’s positive role in ASEAN integration process, on his visit to Hanoi to attend ASEAN meeting on July 22-23.

ASEAN trade officials seek stronger ties with US

World

ASEAN trade officials seek stronger ties with US

Senior trade officials from eight member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as ASEAN, began a visit to the US on May 2 with the aim of enhancing the bloc’s trade relations with the world’s largest economy.

Australians confident about Vietnam

Business

Australians confident about Vietnam

Australian businesspeople and tourists are showing their keen interest in Vietnam and expressing their confidence in two-way relations, said Australian Consul General in HCM City Graeme Swift.