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Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

Tra fish exports enjoy robust growth to UK, Singapore

VOV.VN - Despite Vietnam’s Tra fish (pangasius) exports to major export markets suffering negative growth, there has been strong signs of growth to both the UK and Singaporean markets in the first half of the year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Firms in HCM City shift focus towards ASEAN market

Firms in HCM City shift focus towards ASEAN market

VOV.VN - With local exports to both the United States and European markets facing plenty of difficulties as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, many businesses based in Ho Chi Minh City are seeking opportunities to bolster exports to other ASEAN member states.

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung affirmed that Vietnam has well performed tasks in the capacity as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), thus creating an international environment conducive to the country’s development and integration as well as bolstering bilateral ties with countries.

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

ASEAN, China agree to go ahead with East Sea negotiations

VOV.VN - ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).

Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

Vietnam places high priority on defence and security co-operation

VOV.VN - During the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam will place great importance on stepping up defence and security co-operation within the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) framework, according to Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.

Vietnam pledges to ensure human rights amid global pandemic

Vietnam pledges to ensure human rights amid global pandemic

VOV.VN - Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO, and other international organisations in Geneva, reaffirmed Vietnam's unwavering commitment to promoting human rights and highlighted the country’s effective and timely measures taken to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

China maintains position as largest Vietnamese import market

VOV.VN - Despite the first half of the year seeing Vietnamese export turnover to China only reach a mere US$34.8 billion, equal to a slight fall of 2.2% from the same period last year, the northern neighbour retained its place as the country’s largest import market, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

36th ASEAN Summit releases Chairman’s Statement

VOV.VN - The 36th ASEAN Summit held in Hanoi on June 26 released the Chairman’s Statement, affirming the grouping’s determination to enhance unity, cooperation and solidarity to overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and realize the goal of building the ASEAN Community by 2025.

ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held

ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held

The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.

ASEAN member states discuss important cooperation issues

ASEAN member states discuss important cooperation issues

Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.

AIPA ready to join hands with ASEAN to build sustainable community

AIPA ready to join hands with ASEAN to build sustainable community

Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) are set to convene a teleconferenced dialogue on June 26, during which they will show their commitment to further enhancing solidarity within the bloc and its relations with partners to cope with the challenges and build a sustainable community.

ASEAN to undertake Vietnam’s initiatives, says official

ASEAN to undertake Vietnam’s initiatives, says official

VOV.VN - In the context of the COVID-19 epidemic evolving in a complex manner, ASEAN has no choice but to carry out the dual task of epidemic control and economic recovery while promoting cooperation within the bloc and with other partners.

Vietnamese and Malaysian PMs talk bilateral cooperation

Vietnamese and Malaysian PMs talk bilateral cooperation

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin discussed cooperation between the two nations and regional and international issues of common concern during their phone talks on June 23.