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ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement

ASEAN, US continue to foster economic engagement

The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the US Trade Representative (USTR) Consultations took place virtually on August 27 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52).

COVID-19: Vietnam confirms two more cases, total hits 1,036

COVID-19: Vietnam confirms two more cases, total hits 1,036

VOV.VN - Vietnam has registered two more coronavirus cases, including a locally transmitted infection in Da Nang, bringing the country’s tally of infections to 1,036, the Ministry of Health said in its August 27 update at 18.00hrs.

Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

Agro-forestry-fisheries post trade surplus of US$6.2 billion

VOV.VN - The agro-forestry-fisheries sector recorded a trade surplus of approximately US$6.2 billion during the first eight months of the year, representing an annual increase of 4.9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Da Nang receives support from donors in COVID-19 fight

Da Nang receives support from donors in COVID-19 fight

A large number of businesses, collectives and individuals have continued to provide money, medical equipment and food to Da Nang through the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee to support the central city in fighting COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam calls for full respect to Iraq's political independence, sovereignty

Vietnam calls for full respect to Iraq's political independence, sovereignty

A representative from the Vietnamese permanent mission to the United Nations (UN) has called for full respect to Iraq's political independence, unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity; affirming that dialogue, national solidarity and concord are key factors to the country’s stability.

RCEP agreement likely to be signed late this year

RCEP agreement likely to be signed late this year

VOV.VN - Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh played host to the Eighth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting on August 27 in a bid to examine the possibility of a RCEP agreement later this year.

GMS countries seek to revive tourism

GMS countries seek to revive tourism

Countries from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) convened the first Destination Mekong Summit via video conference on August 26 to discuss ways to revive tourism during and after the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism.

ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official

ODA disbursement targets a challenge: Official

While the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has seen progress, without drastic solutions, it will be difficult for ministries and sectors to achieve allocation targets, Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha has said.

ASEAN, RoK hold 24th dialogue

ASEAN, RoK hold 24th dialogue

The 24th dialogue between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held via video conference on August 26.

COVID-19: Five new imported cases, one more fatality

COVID-19: Five new imported cases, one more fatality

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s total novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases amounted to 1,034 after five further fresh cases were confirmed, while another coronavirus patient in the central province of Quang Ngai died of COVID-19 and other underlying health problems, the Ministry of Health reported on August 26 afternoon.

German businesses seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

German businesses seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

VOV.VN - There remains bright prospects ahead for co-operation between Vietnamese and German firms, especially those from Hamburg in the fields of shipping, renewable energy, wind power, and human resource training, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 28 as Quang Nam patient dies

COVID-19 death toll rises to 28 as Quang Nam patient dies

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health announced on August 26 the death of a 36-year-old man who had been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the central province of Quang Nam, taking the national fatality count to 28.

Increasing number of UK firms eye Vietnamese market

Increasing number of UK firms eye Vietnamese market

VOV.VN - A total of 50 UK-based businesses were in attendance at a recent online meeting aimed at intensifying co-operation and seeking further business opportunities in Vietnam through the Vietnam-UK network.