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Vietnam, China talk sea development cooperation

Politics

Vietnam, China talk sea development cooperation

A Vietnam-China working group on waters outside the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin held its 11th round of negotiations while the other on sea development cooperation held its eighth round of talks in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, Vietnam, on April 24-25.

ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion

ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion

ASEAN economic ministers gathered at the 25th ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat (AEM Retreat) in Phuket, Thailand on April 23 to discuss the conclusion of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the end of this year, as well as the completion of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW).

RoK, Philippines intensify economic ties

World

RoK, Philippines intensify economic ties

The Trade Ministry of the Republic of Korea said on April 17 that the country has agreed with the Philippines to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) as part of efforts to boost economic ties.

Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Business

Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Foreign financial institutions were eyeing up poorly-performing Vietnamese banks after being given the green light to acquire stakes in local institutions in a move to speed up the restructuring of the country’s banking industry, according to banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu.

ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand

World

ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand

The 23rd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM) and the fifth ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting (AFMGM) took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on April 5 under the chair of Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Governor of Thai Central Bank Veerathai Santiprabhob.

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

Business

Action plan to boost communications about VPA/FLEGT

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) launched an action plan on April 3 for communications to implement the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).