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ASEAN, partner nations set to restore multilateral trade mechanisms

ASEAN, partner nations set to restore multilateral trade mechanisms

VOV.VN - The 10th Meeting on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) can be considered an opportunity for regional countries to affirm that they will soon be able to overcome the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and restore multilateral trade mechanisms.

Vietnam, New Zealand enjoy sound relationship

Vietnam, New Zealand enjoy sound relationship

VOV.VN - Vietnam- New Zealand relations have grown steadily since they set up diplomatic ties in June 1975 and bilateral economic ties have also progressed after and the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand free trade agreement was signed in 2010.

Wood and forestry exports plunge in second quarter

Wood and forestry exports plunge in second quarter

The export value of the wood processing and forestry sector was US$2.18 billion in the second quarter of 2020, dropping 11.3% against the first quarter and 20% against the same period last year.

Park Hang-seo number 2 football coach in Southeast Asia

Park Hang-seo number 2 football coach in Southeast Asia

VOV.VN - The head coach of the Thailand national football team Kiatisuk Senamuang has surpassed Park Hang-seo of Vietnam to be named as the most successful national team coach in ASEAN of the past decade, announced by the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) website.

JICA-funded project helps Da Nang develop Lien Chieu port

JICA-funded project helps Da Nang develop Lien Chieu port

Representatives of the People’s Committee of central Da Nang city and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on conducting survey and data collection for the Lien Chieu Port development project, at a working session in the city on July 17.

Vietnam boosts defence cooperation with Canada, Australia

Vietnam boosts defence cooperation with Canada, Australia

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, on June 16, engaged in two online talks with Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister of Canada’s Department of National Defence, and Peter Tesch, Deputy Secretary for Strategic Policy & Intelligence at Australia’s Department of Defence.

Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM

Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM

Russia will actively support Vietnam to play its role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Vietnam News Agency's correspondents in Russia at a press conference informing the outcomes of the online Special ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19 on June 17.

Programme to train 100 e-Government experts opens

Programme to train 100 e-Government experts opens

The Department of Computerisation under the Ministry of Information and Communications held the opening ceremony of a programme to train 100 e-Government experts in Hanoi on June 11.

Vietnam, EU to further strengthen defence cooperation

Vietnam, EU to further strengthen defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Chairman of the EU Military Committee Gen. Claudio Graziano looked into Vietnam-EU defence cooperation during their teleconferenced talks on June 11.

Major export industries at a disadvantage amid global economic landscape

Major export industries at a disadvantage amid global economic landscape

VOV.VN - Several of Vietnam's major export sectors such as garments and textiles, footwear, seafood, and fruit and vegetables have been significantly affected by the economic impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with each of these industries recording a double-digit decline over the opening five months of the year.

Australian firms in ASEAN consider Vietnam favourable destination

Australian firms in ASEAN consider Vietnam favourable destination

The rise of Vietnam has been highlighted in a recent survey of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham), as Vietnam is now considered the most favourable place to expand business, surpassing the Philippines and Myanmar in recent years as well as Australia’s long-term business partners namely Malaysia and Singapore.

ASEAN discusses occurrence of domestic violence during pandemic

ASEAN discusses occurrence of domestic violence during pandemic

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) on June 5 organised a consultation and special online meeting on protective and preventive measures for women and children at risk of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Air corridors could offer pathway to rejuvenate national tourism industry

Air corridors could offer pathway to rejuvenate national tourism industry

VOV.VN - The New Straits Times recently published an article by author Zaidi Isham Ismail discussing the prospect of restoring Malaysia's tourism industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, the author said that Malaysia could apply the form of "air travel" with ASEAN member states such as Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand in the near future.