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).
An APEC workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18 with a focus on customs best practices to identify illegal timber and wood products.
A seminar on building a farm produce manufacturing and consuming system adaptable to climate change took place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 18.
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.
The APEC Network of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies (ACT-NET) held a workshop on intensifying cooperation in revoking corruption assets among law enforcement agencies on August 18 in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Around 2,600 delegates from 21 APEC member economies have arrived in Ho Chi Minh City for the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3), which begins on August 18.
The lotus flower and Ngu Hanh Son Mountain in the central city of Da Nang have been chosen as designs for postage stamps celebrating the APEC Year 2017 in Vietnam.
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.
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.
Representatives of the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies discussed investment in dynamic and healthy aging for sustainable growth at a multilateral forum opened in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hailed AIA Group’s performance in Vietnam since 2000 and the first half this year during a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for its Chief Executive cum President Ng Keng Hooi.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Montsame News Agency of Mongolia signed a new cooperation agreement on August 15 to tighten their profession links in the digital era.
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.
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.
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.
Canada has pledged to continue supporting Vietnam to increase capacity to cope with non-traditional security challenges, including climate change and environmental issues.