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APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

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APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting wraps up

The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - closed in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21 after issuing a joint ministerial statement.

Policy dialogue intensifies Vietnam-US defence cooperation

Politics

Policy dialogue intensifies Vietnam-US defence cooperation

The recent Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue concretised the contents reached by the two countries’ defence ministers and discussed some defence cooperation issues to ensure that President Donald Trump will have an insight in bilateral ties during his upcoming visit to Vietnam, said a high-ranking officer.

Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation

Business

Vietnam, US seek stronger financial cooperation

Vietnam expects the US to accelerate the ratification of an agreement on double taxation avoidance and facilitate negotiations for a governmental agreement on cooperation and assistance between customs agencies, said a high-ranking official.

Thailand announces joint drill with US

World

Thailand announces joint drill with US

Thailand and the US will launch the joint drill Cobra Gold 2018, the biggest annual multilateral exercise in Asia-Pacific, from February 13 to 23 next year, announced the Royal Thai Armed Forces on October 19.

APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off

World

APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off

The latest updates on the implementation of the Cebu Action Plan (CAP) and activities of the APEC economic committee as well as financial cooperation progress will be the highlight of the APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting, which opened in the central coastal province of Quang Nam on October 20.