Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end ASEAN

ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to prioritise its signining of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with six free trade partners by the end of this year.
Vietnam, Brunei agree to strive for prompt opening of trade routes Politics

Vietnam, Brunei agree to strive for prompt opening of trade routes

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Minister of Finance and Economy of Brunei Dato Amin Abdullah on June 10 affirmed that the countries will continue close cooperation and exert efforts to open trade routes via international commercial flights and sea routes right after the pandemic is placed under control.
APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens World

APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens

The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) held the Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting (ISOM) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020 in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 9.
Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs World

Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs

Singapore and China have signed nine agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in various fields such as customs clearance, intellectual property management, education, innovation and communications, and smart city development.
APEC economies vow support for free trade World

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
Japanese, Canadian PMs underline benefits of CPTPP World

Japanese, Canadian PMs underline benefits of CPTPP

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have spoken highly of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which took effect earlier this year.
Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair Politics

Deputy PM hosts APEC Vision Group Chair

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on November 30 welcomed Allan Wagner, who is Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Vision Group and former Foreign Minister of Peru, who is in Hanoi to attend a conference on Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership.