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Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

World

Canada pushes forward CPTPP ratification

Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr opened the second reading of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in the House of Commons on September 17.

Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

ASEAN

Canada eyes free trade with ASEAN

Canada wants free trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said the country’s Trade Minister Jim Carr on August 27 on the eve of his trip to Thailand and Singapore.

NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives

Politics

NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s Resident Representative; and Youssouf Adbel-Jelil, the UN Children Fund’s (UNICEF)’s representative for Vietnam.

President receives new foreign ambassadors

Politics

President receives new foreign ambassadors

President Tran Dai Quang on August 7 hosted separate receptions for the new ambassadors from Chile, the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Poland, Gambia, Uganda, Nepal, Jamaica, Guatemala and Botswana as they came to present their credentials to the State leader.

President reiterates Vietnam’s policy against nuclear weapons

Politics

President reiterates Vietnam’s policy against nuclear weapons

Vietnam has always been consistent with its anti-nuclear weapons policy and was one of the first countries to support, sign and ratify the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), President Tran Dai Quang wrote in his greeting message on July 31 to the 63rd World Conference against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs.

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

Politics

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is making every endeavour to complete all required papers and to submit the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the National Assembly for ratification in the legislature’s session later this year.