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Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

Politics

Vietnam’s 20-year APEC membership: strategic vision

The accession to APEC on November 14, 1998 marked a big step forward in Vietnam’s foreign policy of door opening, multilateralisation, diversification and international economic integration, which created a driving force for the country’s renewal and integration during the past two decades.

PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

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PM concludes trip for 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and the high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Hanoi on November 15 evening, concluding a trip to Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting

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Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh busy at APEC meeting

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh met with many foreign officials from members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.

Deputy PM: APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy

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Deputy PM: APEC remains focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy

The Asia-Pacific, and in particular the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), has remained a focus of Vietnam’s foreign policy, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said at the 30th Ministerial Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 15.

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

World

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14.