The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) kicked off in Nha Trang city, south central Khanh Hoa province, on March 2, with the attendance of delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.
All necessary preparations for the first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) have been completed after the SOM Steering Committee on ECOTECH (SCE), the SOM Friends of the Chair (FoTC) on Connectivity and the Policy Support Unit (PSU) concluded their final meetings on March 1.
The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings in Nha Trang are of significance, opening the APEC Vietnam 2017 and kick-starting preparations for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week scheduled for Da Nang city in November, a high-ranking official has said.
Contributions from committees under the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to APEC Year 2017 will help fulfill the Bogor Goals by 2020, Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has said.
VOV.VN - The first APEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM1) and related meetings opened on February 18 in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.
VOV.VN - Vietnam hosts this year Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum following its first hosting of the event 11 years ago. APEC 2017 marks Vietnam’s new achievements in international integration.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has affirmed the nation's readiness to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year 2017 with preparations being basically completed on schedule in a recent interview to the media.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland (WEF Davos 2017) helped Vietnam access new ideas and development trends in the world serving its building and implementation of national development strategies.
VOV.VN - Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Vietnam on the evening of January 12 for his fourth visit to the Southeast Asian nation and his last official overseas visit as the US top diplomat.
Vietnam and Spain have pledged to facilitate business exchanges and connectivity, especially in the fields of clean and renewable energy, environment, infrastructure and tourism.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to shift from political diplomacy to economic diplomacy in service of its development demand, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations unveiled on December 26 at a conference in Hanoi that it has generated a record US$300 million in financial assistance in 2016.
VOV.VN - Bui Thanh Son, Head of the Committee on Foreign Non-Government Organisations has praised the significant contributions by non-government organisations (NGOs) in Vietnam to alleviating poverty, dealing with social issues and boosting sustainable development.
Peru has officially handed over the chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) for 2017 to Vietnam at the Informal Senior Official Meeting (ISOM) among APEC members in Hanoi on December 9.
VOV.VN -Vietnam and Estonia held a first round of political consultations on December 6 in Hanoi, discussing the complex of bilateral relations including the interaction within the UN and other international organizations such as UNESCO, the UN Human Rights Council, and ASEM.
President Tran Dai Quang’s visit to Italy and the Vatican last week were a success, affirming the determination of both sides to forge stronger Vietnam-Italy ties, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and his Czech Republic counterpart Lucas Kaucky on November 2 participated in a political consultation in Hanoi to discuss bilateral cooperation and international issues.
The Foreign Ministry’s Department of Foreign Affairs of Localities and the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AusCham) have signed an agreement on beefing up partnership between AusCham and 63 Vietnamese provinces and cities.
The Vatican and Pope Francis always wish that relations between the Vatican and Vietnam will increasingly develop, Under-Secretary for Relations with States Antoine Camilleri has said.
The fourth meeting of the Vietnam – Germany Strategic Management Group was held in Hanoi on October 12.