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APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

World

APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on November 15 adopted new guidelines on the quality of infrastructure development and investment, with all 21 economies agreeing to take into consideration recipients’ ability to pay back loans for such funding.

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

Politics

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.

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Business

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Vietnam with a good opportunity to continue perfecting its socialist-oriented market economy institutions and improving its business and investment environment in a more open and transparent manner, many experts have said.

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

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RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 14 invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to attend special summits that the country will hold in 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between the RoK and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

PM attends 20th ASEAN-RoK Summit

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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.

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

Society

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

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Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).