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Vietnam in 2020: Resilient and strong integration

Vietnam is no different from other countries in dealing with unprecedented situations. Challenges are many, but we have been very proactive and resilient, and have continued to integrate strongly.

Consumers in Asia-Pacific to benefit most from industry 4.0

Shifting businesses and enterprises into an intelligent and connected virtual space is no longer an option but a necessity to survive, primarily due to the added pressure brought about by the pandemic, a study by Deloitte said.

Indonesia secures seat on UN Economic and Social Council

Indonesia has secured a seat at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the 2021 to 2023 term, according to the country’s Foreign Ministry.

Vietnam attends int’l webinar on impacts of new world order on Asia-Pacific

An international webinar on prospects for a new bipolar world order and its impacts on Asia-Pacific took place on June 16, gathering leading scholars from Russia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Vietnam.

Numbers of COVID-19 cases, deaths in Asia-Pacific keep rising

Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region continued to report new COVID-19 cases and deaths on March 31.

WWF urges end to wildlife trade, consumption in Asia-Pacific

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has appealed for an end to the wildlife trade and consumption across the Asia-Pacific region amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and similar diseases in recent years.

Cobra Gold military exercise kicks off amidst coronavirus concerns

Cobra Gold, one of the largest multinational military exercises in Asia-Pacific, kicked off in Thailand on February 25, with this year's event taking place under the heavy cloud of a fast-spreading novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Experts gather in Hanoi to discuss anti-corruption

The enormous demand for infrastructure investment across Asia-Pacific had led to greater risks of corruption, Deputy Inspector General Tran Ngoc Liem said yesterday.

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in salary growth

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in terms of salary growth with a 5.1 percent increase expected in 2020, according to a report by ECA International.

HCM City among three best estate markets in Asia-Pacific: survey

Ho Chi Minh City is named among top three markets for real estate investors in Asia-Pacific, according to a survey unveiled in Singapore on November 12.

Vietnam attends 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum

A high-ranking military delegation of Vietnam is taking part in the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum that opened in Beijing on October 21.

Vietnam – a natural partner in Russia’s look east policy: Russian expert

Vietnam has become a natural partner of Russia in its look-east policy for various reasons, said Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programmes at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC).

Vietnam wishes for increased tax transparency

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is one of the leading countries with a massive of 94 per cent of businesses looking to increase tax transparency.

PM to spotlight foreign policy at Shangri La Dialogue

VietNamNet Bridge – PM Nguyen Tan Dung will highlight Vietnam’s foreign policy of peace, independence, self-control, diversification and multilateralisation of international relations at the upcoming 12th Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore.

Asia-Pacific faces looming waste crisis

VietNamNet Bridge – Delegations from more than 20 Asia-Pacific countries came together in Ha Noi yesterday to discuss practical policies for waste - an ever growing challenge in the region.

Asia-Pacific aims to boost recycling

Asia-Pacific countries have expressed their firm commitment to effectively promoting the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (3R) scheme by adopting an important goal-setting document for the next ten years – the so-called Ha Noi Declaration.