The 13th ASEM Customs Directors-General/Commissioners’ Meeting ended on October 10 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, with the approval of the ASEM customs action plan for 2020-21.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has signed a decision to promulgate an action plan to address money laundering and terrorism financing risks in the 2019-2020 period.
VOV.VN - The banking sector has set a target of having 12-15 commercial banks apply Basel II standards by 2020 and at least one bank named among the list of the 100 largest banks in Asia.
The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) launched an action plan on April 3 for communications to implement the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).
Vietnam pledges to mobilise all resources, including the involvement of ministries, sectors, localities, and people towards successfully implementing the UN’s 2030 Agenda and sustainable development goals (SDGs), Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Vu Dai Thang has said.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, called for the continued reform of the UN development system based on national priorities at a debate of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) in New York on October 22.
Vietnam’s progress in implementing 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) was featured in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) delivered to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 16.
President Tran Dai Quang has said that Vietnam encourages more investments from India so that the latter will become one of the top investors in Vietnam.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has set to earn US$840 million from goods export in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 2.44%.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Hanoi on November 8 to start his two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pay an official visit to Vietnam on November 8 and 9, which is expected to mark an important milestone in bilateral ties and help foster bilateral cooperation more productively in all fields.
Vietnam became a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum 19 years ago, an important milestone in the implementation of the Party and State’s external policies of expansion, diversification and multilateralisation of relations and international economic integration.
The APEC Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG) opened its ninth annual meeting in Can Tho city on August 21 to discuss a common action plan for the APEC economies and regional and global cooperation activities to sustainably develop fisheries and sea- and ocean-related fields.
The Government of Vietnam issued a National Action Plan to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in May this year, which demonstrates Vietnam's determination and responsibility for achieving the global SDGs, a Vietnamese official said.
An official of the Ministry of Finance has detailed four financial cooperation initiatives proposed by Vietnam in the APEC Year 2017, ahead of the Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting slated for May 18-19 in Ninh Binh province.
The Prime Minister has recently approved an action plan to conserve primates in Vietnam until 2025 with a vision to 2030.
Southern provinces and cities have drawn up a plan for prevention of avian influenza A(H7N9) as requested by the Prime Minister, following several outbreaks in China.
A wide range of issues were deliberated during meetings held in Nha Trang, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, on February 28 within the framework of the first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings.
The Ministry of Health has promulgated an action plan to prevent A/H7N9 avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam, with the focus placed on early detection, timely treatment and limiting death toll.
The APEC Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting (FCBDM) successfully concluded in Nha Trang city in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on February 24 after two days of working.