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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.

PM holds phone talks with Singaporean counterpart

PM holds phone talks with Singaporean counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 29 discussed on the phone with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong bilateral and regional cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

Vietnam hails EU’s role in promoting multilateralism

VOV.VN - In their respective current capacity as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC), both Vietnam and Indonesia have spoken highly of the EU’s leading role in promoting multilateralism during a UNSC teleconference held on May 28.

Local tuna exports endure drastic downturn

Local tuna exports endure drastic downturn

VOV.VN - The first four months of the year have seen the nation’s tuna exports fall at a double-digit rate, with exports to major markets such as the EU and the United States plummeting sharply, according to information released by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

Tra fish exports continue to suffer from negative growth

Tra fish exports continue to suffer from negative growth

VOV.VN - The total export value of Vietnam’s tra fish (pangasius) over the first four months of the year suffered a plunge of nearly 27% to US$449.5 million in comparison to the same period from last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).