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Vietnam continues priorities of APEC Year 2017

Vietnam continues priorities of APEC Year 2017

VOV.VN - Climate resilient sustainable agriculture is one of 4 priorities that Vietnam has included in the agenda of the APEC Year 2017 with important meetings and events, including the 3rd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM3).

APEC doubles efforts to fight terrorism

APEC doubles efforts to fight terrorism

James Nachipo, Chairman of the APEC Counter Terrorism Working Group (CTWG), stressed that terrorism is a hard issue that requires more work and cooperation in the APEC region.

Best practices on developing smart cities in APEC shared

Best practices on developing smart cities in APEC shared

Nearly 100 delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) discussed best practices sharing of standards and conformity assessment implementation on smart cities in the APEC region at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18.

APEC Food Security Week kicks off in Can Tho

APEC Food Security Week kicks off in Can Tho

The 2017 APEC 2017 Food Security Week and a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to Climate Change kicked off in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 18.

APEC promotes new energy vehicles

APEC promotes new energy vehicles

The impact of government policy instruments on promoting new energy vehicles was the main topic of the APEC 2017 Automotive Dialogue (AD)-Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18.

APEC economies discuss port services issues

APEC economies discuss port services issues

The tenth meeting of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) Council under the Transportation Working Group (APTWG) was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18.

Can Tho steps up efforts to ensure security for APEC 2017

Can Tho steps up efforts to ensure security for APEC 2017

All officers and policemen in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will be mobilised to ensure security and safety for the APEC 2017 Food Security Week and High-Level Policy Dialogue on Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to Climate Change scheduled for August 21-25.

Da Nang to use LED public lighting for APEC event

Da Nang to use LED public lighting for APEC event

A pilot project using low carbon emission light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs will light up 19 main downtown streets in Da Nang as the central coastal city prepares for the high-profile 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Economic Leaders Week.

Lantern festival to light up Can Tho nights

Lantern festival to light up Can Tho nights

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho will hold a night festival with flower garlands and coloured lanterns in Ninh Kieu district from August 19 to 21.

Danang pulls out all the stops for APEC Summit 2017

Danang pulls out all the stops for APEC Summit 2017

VOV.VN - City of Danang officials are leaving no stone unturned as they enter the final stretch in the preparations for the upcoming APEC Summit 2017 set to transpire November 6-11, says Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Xuan Anh.

Health-related issues to be highlighted at APEC SOM3

Health-related issues to be highlighted at APEC SOM3

The Ministry of Health will chair seven meetings on health-related issues during the third Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) and related meetings scheduled for August 18-30 in Ho Chi Minh City, said an official from the ministry.