APEC looks to improve capacity of female-led MSMEs amid COVID-19 World

APEC looks to improve capacity of female-led MSMEs amid COVID-19

An APEC tele-workshop on harnessing fintech skills of women-led MSMEs in promoting inclusive growth against COVID-19 took place on December 8, drawing the participation of nearly 80 delegates from 21 APEC member economies and five international and regional organisations.
Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting Business

Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 31st Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting held via videoconference on November 16 evening under the chair of Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali.
Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opens Business

Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opens

Vietnam will focus on solutions to spur growth towards sustainability amidst the impact of COVID-19 during the 2021-2025 period, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said on September 29.
ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement ASEAN

ASEAN, US sign Regional Development Cooperation Agreement

ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi and US Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Officer to ASEAN Ryan Washburn have recently signed a Regional Development Cooperation Agreement (RDCA) between ASEAN and the US. ​
Vietnam mitigates COVID-19 impact on employment Society

Vietnam mitigates COVID-19 impact on employment

Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair in 2020, has joined hands with member nations to push employment recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung has said.
Cambodia celebrates ASEM Day World

Cambodia celebrates ASEM Day

Cambodia, host of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit this year, marked the ASEM Day on March 10 with a view to raising public awareness of the forum’s importance.
Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved Business

Resolution seeking EP’s ratification of EVFTA, EVIPA approved

The European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) on January 21 approved a resolution asking for the European Parliament (EP)’s ratification of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam strives to build more cohesive, responsive ASEAN Politics

Vietnam strives to build more cohesive, responsive ASEAN

Vietnam has chosen “Cohesive and Responsive” as the theme of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, given the complicated developments in the region and the world that pose many challenges to multilateralism and free trade as well as the increasing non-traditional security threats.
ASEM conference on inclusive growth to attract 180 delegates World

ASEM conference on inclusive growth to attract 180 delegates

As many as 180 delegates from 53 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) member countries, as well as representatives from international and regional organisations will attend an ASEM conference on promoting inclusive socio-economic growth in Asia and Europe on May 16-17 in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
Businesses advised to practise social responsibility Business

Businesses advised to practise social responsibility

Ensuring corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible business conduct (RBC) are important factors in promoting the sustainable development of businesses in the light of global economic integration, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15.