Busiest day of SOM 2 and related meetings Politics

Busiest day of SOM 2 and related meetings

Today is the busiest day within the framework of the second APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings with 11 meetings and workshops hosted by APEC working groups and subcommittees.
Working groups hold nine meetings on 4th day of SOM1 Politics

Working groups hold nine meetings on 4th day of SOM1

Working groups and subcommittees convened nine meetings on February 21 as part of the 4th working day of the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) and related meetings in Nha Trang city, the south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
Vietnam, Laos foster agro-forestry cooperation Business

Vietnam, Laos foster agro-forestry cooperation

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Laos’ Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will strengthen links in agriculture-forestry, fisheries and rural development in 2015-2016, focusing on the fields of science-technology, education, investment and trade.
Laos reviews preparation for 2016 ASEAN chairmanship ASEAN

Laos reviews preparation for 2016 ASEAN chairmanship

Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith held a working session in Vientiane on May 4 to discuss the work being undertaken as Laos prepares to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2016.
Health Emergency Operations Centre opens Health

Health Emergency Operations Centre opens

The Health Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was inaugurated at a ceremony on February 3 at the Ministry of Health’s General Department of Preventive Medicine, attended by Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and American Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius.
Deputy PM urges stronger efforts for VN-Laos relations Society

Deputy PM urges stronger efforts for VN-Laos relations

The Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association (VLFA) needs to exert every effort to promote people-to-people exchange, thus bolstering the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Thailand unveils digital economy plans World

Thailand unveils digital economy plans

The Thai government has just announced five schemes on hard infrastructure, soft infrastructure, service infrastructure, promotion and innovation, and society and knowledge as part of efforts to develop a digital economy.
Society

HIV/AIDS, gender equality remain challenges in MDGs fulfilment

The fight against HIV/AIDS and the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment have remained Vietnam’s challenges on the path towards realising its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, said National Assembly Vice Chairperson Tong Thi Phong.