Vietnam is always a priority in Algeria’s policy of developing economic-trade relations in Southeast Asia, Algerian Minister of Trade Mohamed Benmeradi said while receiving Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru and Trade Counselor Hoang Duc Nhuan on November 14.
In a week of international visits, Vietnam has upgraded its ties with Canada to a comprehensive partnership, while further strengthening its relations with Chile, China, and the US.
A seminar in Moscow on November 10 discussed prospects for cooperation between Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the role played by Vietnam in connecting the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and ASEAN.
A week of free screenings was launched at the National Cinema Centre in Hanoi on November 8 to welcome the 20th Vietnam Film Festival, slated for later this month.
Giant online shopping platform Lazada.vn said it would start its “online shopping revolution” on November 9.
VOV.VN - The Concluding Senior Officials’ Meeting (CSOM) concluded in central Da Nang City on November 7, reaching a final consensus on issues to be submitted to the 29th APEC Ministerial Meeting and the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting scheduled in the coming days.
Rasmei Kampuchea, a daily Cambodian newspaper in Khmer language, published an article on November 5, analysing Vietnam’s role as the host of the APEC Year 2017.
Vietnam and the UK boast huge potential for stronger cooperation in technology, energy, infrastructure, construction, goods production and education, said a British trade official.
Only 21% of Vietnamese workers are provided with training. Meanwhile labour productivity is low. The information was released at a seminar on enhancing the quality of Vietnamese workforce in implementing the Vietnam-EU Free trade agreement held in Hanoi on October 25.
VOV.VN - Professor Yeah Kim Leng of Malaysia’s Sunway University said he pins high hopes for the outcomes of the APEC meetings hosted by Vietnam.
Vietnamese blockbusters will be shown for free for a month at CGV cinemas nationwide.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), reiterated Vietnam’s consistent stance in favour of disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation.
A team of Vietnamese and Cambodian volunteer doctors provided free health check-ups and medicines to poor people in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on September 27-28.
The Hanoi Free Walking Tour, which helps tourists to the capital city explore local life free of charge, will be launched in October.
From late September this year, international visitors to Vietnam will be able to enjoy free walking tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Da Nang, Hanoi, Hoi An and Ha Long.
More than 1 million volunteer youngsters joined the three-month 2017 Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign, according to the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee.
The European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) and the Vietnamese Government have agreed that they have to make concerted efforts for the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in the next eight or nine months.
The European Union wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible. This is the main theme of a seminar held in Brussels, Belgium recently.
Vietnamese businesses have not yet made the most of opportunities from the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) to increase exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) market.
VOV.VN - Experts at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City urged Vietnam agriculture to move away from high-yield to superior quality rice varieties to best compete with other rice exporters in the Asian region such as India and Thailand.