Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the state visit to Cambodia from February 25 to 26 by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
Leader holds talks with Cambodian King Politics

Leader holds talks with Cambodian King

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on February 25, during his ongoing state-level visit to Cambodia.
Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency Business

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

The slow listing of post-equitisation firms, including State-owned enterprises (SOEs), may make Vietnamese firms less attractive regarding a lack of corporate transparency and government agencies managing those firms must be blamed for the problem.
Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP World

Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP

Thai media on February 9 quoted Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak as saying that he had ordered the Commerce Ministry to submit a request to become a member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
NA Chairwoman meets Cambodian Senate President Politics

NA Chairwoman meets Cambodian Senate President

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with President of the Cambodian Senate Samdech Say Chhum in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on January 15 on the sidelines of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27).
Vietnam to keep outperforming region: Fitch Solutions Business

Vietnam to keep outperforming region: Fitch Solutions

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 7.1 percent in 2018, but its increasing openness and reliance on foreign investment suggest it is unlikely to be spared from the global growth slowdown arising from rising trade protectionism and tighter financial conditions.
ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war World

ASEAN likely to benefit from US-China trade war

A trade war waged by the US is likely to deliver a further blow to China’s economy in 2019, but the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) may benefit from the dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, according to Japan’s Kyodo News.
Shares to grow slower in next two weeks Business

Shares to grow slower in next two weeks

Vietnamese shares are forecast to rise at a slower pace over the last two weeks of the year amid worries about volatile global markets and falling domestic purchases despite the upcoming quarterly earnings season.