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ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

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ASEAN enhances solidarity to deal with security challenges

The ASEAN Political-Security Community Council (APSC) and the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) convened their meetings in Singapore on November 13 to review the grouping’s cooperation, and complete reports and documents to be submitted to the leaders.

Vietnam, Singapore step up defence ties

Politics

Vietnam, Singapore step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Chan Yeng Kit, Permanent Secretary of the Singaporean Ministry of Defence, co-chaired the 9th Vietnam-Singapore Deputy Minister-Level Defence Policy Dialogue in Singapore on November 12.

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Health

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Leading policymakers, scientists, and experts from Asia’s health sector joined representatives from the World Bank at the 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum in Hanoi on November 12 to discuss global trends on health-related policies and to seek solutions to current challenges facing the sector.

Laos, Cuba agree to promote bilateral ties

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Laos, Cuba agree to promote bilateral ties

Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit and Cuban President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez have agreed to promote the two countries’ traditional friendship.

School funded by Vietnamese Party leader handed over to Laos

Society

School funded by Vietnamese Party leader handed over to Laos

Sithanasay High School, built with funding presented by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong to Laos on the occasion of his visit to the country in November 2016, was inaugurated and handed over to Bolikhamsay province on November 11.

Cuban leader Miguel Diaz-Canel concludes Vietnam visit

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Cuban leader Miguel Diaz-Canel concludes Vietnam visit

President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez and his spouse concluded their three-day official friendship visit to Vietnam on November 10 at the invitation of the President and Prime Minister of Vietnam.

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.