Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia Environment

Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia

French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas.
Canada marks launch of CPTPP World

Canada marks launch of CPTPP

Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne attended a ceremony in Vancouver on February 11 to mark the coming into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Vietnam records surplus in trade with Canada Business

Vietnam records surplus in trade with Canada

Trade between Vietnam and Canada in 2018 is estimated at 6.36 billion CAD (4.6 billion USD), up 4.2 percent from the previous year, with the Southeast Asian nation recording a surplus of some 4.34 billion CAD.
Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment Business

Vietnam-Korea FTA gives boost to two-way trade, investment

The Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA), which took effect on December 20, 2015, has played an important role in attracting investments from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam and helping the Southeast Asian nation integrate deeper into the regional economy, said a local official.
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Vietnam, Laos boost comprehensive ties

Vietnam and Laos have agreed that human resources development remains a key success to build on, among others, in the second half of 2009, as one result of the Inter-Governmental Committee meeting in the central border province of Nghe An from August 1-3.