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PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Politics

PM highlights ASEAN commitments to strengthen ties with Japan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underlined strong commitments of ASEAN in promoting and elevating the strategic partnership and comprehensive cooperation between the grouping and Japan for peace, stability and prosperity of each side as well as the whole region.

PM attends 20th ASEAN-RoK Summit

Politics

PM attends 20th ASEAN-RoK Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other ASEAN leaders lauded the New Southern Policy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and efforts by President Moon Jae-in in promoting the relations with ASEAN on the pillars of peace, prosperity and humans.

ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

World

ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

The ASEAN Political-Security Community Council (APSC) and the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) convened their meetings in Singapore on November 13 to review the grouping’s cooperation, and complete reports and documents to be submitted to the leaders.

Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation

Environment

Japan shares experience in natural disaster mitigation

The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.

Banks key in country’s green growth strategy

Business

Banks key in country’s green growth strategy

The banking sector plays a key role in “green” investment, including directing credit flow into environmentally-friendly sectors and restricting flow into projects which might have negative impacts on the environment.

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Sci-Tech

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Vietnam is working to develop its own earth observation satellite, which will help the country manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural disasters, a conference heard on October 18.