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WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

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WEF ASEAN 2018: Vietnam treasures benefits of free trade

Vietnam has long treasured the substantial benefits of free trade, particularly amidst the formidable challenges posed by global trade protectionism which is currently threatening bilateral and multilateral trade deals, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Thai Nguyen advised to improve investment environment

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Thai Nguyen advised to improve investment environment

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung on August 20 advised the northern province of Thai Nguyen to create a better environment in order to attract more investors, as well as pay more attention to regional connectivity to provide mutual support.

Cambodia records noted socio-economic achievements

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Cambodia records noted socio-economic achievements

Over the past years, the maintenance of peace, political stability and security has created favourable conditions for Cambodia to continue obtaining new achievements in socio-economic development and in the improvement of the people’s living standards.

Vietnam promotes efforts to realise SDGs

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Vietnam promotes efforts to realise SDGs

Vietnam has launched a series of action plans to realise the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs), according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.

Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate

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Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate

The poverty rate in Indonesia declined to 9.8 percent, or nearly 26 million people, of the total population in March 2018 from 10.64 percent, or nearly 27.8 million people, in 2017, according to Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS).