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Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recoveryicon
BUSINESS24/05/20200

Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recovery

If the Vietnamese economy is able to successfully enjoy a rapid economic recovery following the conclusion of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the retail industry will be one of the driving factors in this revival process.

 
Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Expertsicon

Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Experts

BUSINESS
18/05/2020

Vietnam holds a number of advantages against other countries at a time when investors are looking to exit China, according to experts.

ASEAN fosters defence co-operation in response to pandemicicon

ASEAN fosters defence co-operation in response to pandemic

POLITICS
15/05/2020

ASEAN defence senior officials held a video conference on Friday to share experiences of ASEAN defence forces in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss future co-operation direction for disease response.

Quan chức quốc phòng ASEAN bàn về đại dịch và an ninh khu vựcicon

Quan chức quốc phòng ASEAN bàn về đại dịch và an ninh khu vực

Quốc phòng
15/05/2020

 Tham dự hội nghị trực tuyến quan chức quốc phòng cấp cao ASEAN (ADSOM), các đại biểu cùng bàn về hợp tác chống dịch Covid-19 và tình hình an ninh khu vực.

Vietnam ranks fourth in ASEAN in access-to-electricity indexicon

Vietnam ranks fourth in ASEAN in access-to-electricity index

BUSINESS
07/05/2020

Vietnam takes the fourth position in the access-to-electricity index in 2019 in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with 82.2 points, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report. ​

Trump thanks Vietnam for medical supplies and giftsicon

Trump thanks Vietnam for medical supplies and gifts

POLITICS
07/05/2020

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking in a phone conversation with Vietnam’s PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 6, thanked Vietnam and its people for medical supplies and gifts for the US and American people.

Rosy signs for exports to major marketsicon

Rosy signs for exports to major markets

BUSINESS
30/04/2020

Vietnam’s export value is expected to rise in the coming months thanks to China’s increase in imports, strong measures taken by the Vietnamese Government, ministries, agencies, and businesses, and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Seaicon

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
27/04/2020

The EU is committed to the legal order for the seas and oceans based upon international law, maritime security and cooperation, as well as the freedom of navigation and overflight, in the interest of all states, 

Lessons for Vietnam from the EU’s imminent financial strifeicon

Lessons for Vietnam from the EU’s imminent financial strife

BUSINESS
27/04/2020

Shaken by the coronavirus crisis, the world economy is currently stumbling. The European Union as well as Vietnam has taken various measures to halt the pandemic.

Phó Thủ tướng: Giữa đại dịch càng phải quan tâm đến hòa bình, an ninh khu vựcicon

Phó Thủ tướng: Giữa đại dịch càng phải quan tâm đến hòa bình, an ninh khu vực

Chính trị
24/04/2020

 Phó Thủ tướng Phạm Bình Minh nhấn mạnh, trong hoàn cảnh hiện nay, các nước càng phải quan tâm đến các vấn đề an ninh khu vực, xây dựng lòng tin và thượng tôn pháp luật.

Vietnam shares experiences in COVID-19 fight at G20 health ministers’ meetingicon

Vietnam shares experiences in COVID-19 fight at G20 health ministers’ meeting

POLITICS
20/04/2020

Vietnam shared its experiences in COVID-19 prevention and control at the G20 health ministers’ meeting via video conference on late April 19.

Norwegian Ambassador: Look to Vietnam, learn from Vietnamicon

Norwegian Ambassador: Look to Vietnam, learn from Vietnam

POLITICS
17/04/2020

"The pandemic is of course challenging Vietnam’s ambitious plans for its ASEAN Chairmanship. However, from what I see, Vietnam has turned the challenge into opportunity," wrote Norway's Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Lochen.

Ambassador: It’s important to share knowledge in Covid-19 fighticon

Ambassador: It’s important to share knowledge in Covid-19 fight

POLITICS
17/04/2020

Japanese Ambassador to ASEAN Chiba Akira said that sharing information and knowledge in a free, transparent and speedy manner is of utmost importance and a prerequisite for regional cooperation in response to COVID-19.

Historic deal augurs trade renaissanceicon

Historic deal augurs trade renaissance

BUSINESS
15/04/2020

Despite the cornonavirus crisis badly affecting the ASEAN and its partners, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) remains slated to be inked later this year as scheduled.

Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in picturesicon

Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in pictures

POLITICS
14/04/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of ASEAN 2020, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in Hanoi on April 14 morning.

PM: Vietnam maintaining support for virus-hit nationsicon

PM: Vietnam maintaining support for virus-hit nations

POLITICS
14/04/2020

Vietnam will continue supporting countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, maintain normal economic activities with them, and provide them with basic necessities, including food, as needed, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said

RCEP serves up golden opportunities for ASEANicon

RCEP serves up golden opportunities for ASEAN

BUSINESS
14/04/2020

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is to be a driver for the recovery of the ASEAN economy after the coronavirus pandemic is brought under control.

ASEAN’s cooperation to combat COVID-19: Strength in unityicon

ASEAN’s cooperation to combat COVID-19: Strength in unity

POLITICS
13/04/2020

Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has written an article on ASEAN cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, in which he described solidarity as the grouping’s strength in the combat.