Dong Nai: wood firms ink collective labour agreement Society

Dong Nai: wood firms ink collective labour agreement

A collective labour agreement was signed at six woodworking enterprises operating in the Tam Phuoc industrial park in the southern province of Dong Nai at a ceremony held by the provincial Labour Federation on November 19.
India calls for no use or threat of use of force in East Sea World

India calls for no use or threat of use of force in East Sea

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has emphasise the need to protect the rights of states that are not party to negotiations between ASEAN and China for a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), according to the India’s The Hindu newspaper.
RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs World

RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade agreements (FTAs) with more ASEAN members in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a senior trade official of the RoK.
ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation World

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link World

ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link

Transport Ministers of ASEAN member nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further promote cooperation between the two sides, especially in transport connectivity, at their meeting in Hanoi on November 15.
PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader Politics

PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14 for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan – one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that shares a free trade agreement with Vietnam.
RCEP signing postponed to 2020 ASEAN

RCEP signing postponed to 2020

Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China, and India, on November 4 issued a joint statement on the postponing of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 2020 instead of 2019 as scheduled.
PM concludes activities at 35th ASEAN Summit Politics

PM concludes activities at 35th ASEAN Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit and met with Japanese PM Abe Shinzo on November 4, wrapping up his activities at the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.
Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok ASEAN

Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 22ndASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan and the Republic of Korea) Summit in Bangkok, Thailand,on Nov 4 as part of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.