Update news East Asia
The 17th General Assembly of the East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF 17) opened in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province on October 25, bringing together various tourism managers and operators from countries across the region.
China strongly supports Vietnam’s ASEAN chairmanship: ambassador
Ambassador Deng Xijun, head of the Chinese mission to ASEAN, affirmed his country’s strong support for Vietnam’s chairmanship of the bloc in 2020 during a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
Origins of amphibian-killing fungus uncovered
A deadly fungus that has ravaged amphibian populations worldwide probably originated in East Asia, new research suggests.
Marine security ideas for E. Asia
The urgent need for an international co-operation mechanism on marine security and safety in East Asia was highlighted at an international workshop in the northern province of QuảngNinh that concluded June 10.
Vietnamese, US leaders meet on East Asia Summit's fringes
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and US President Barack Obama lauded encouraging progress made in the relations between the two countries,
Vietnam keen to boost East Asia links: Deputy PM Minh
Vietnam is dedicated to boosting cooperation with East Asian economies, highlighting the importance of the China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh stated.
Vietnam's bond market gains highest growth in East Asia: ADB
The scale of the bond market in Vietnam reached nearly $25 billion, down in the third quarter of 2013, but still obtained the highest growth in the region in comparison with the same period last year, according to the ADB.
PM stresses regional architecture for peace in East Asia
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung highlighted the importance of creating and promoting a regional architecture for peace, security and prosperity in East Asia at the 8th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Brunei on October 10.
PM highlights nation's economic integration
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed Viet Nam's consistent policy of building a dynamic and competitive market economy in a speech at the 2013 World Economic Forum on East Asia in Myanmar yesterday.
Vietnam proactive in international integration
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s presence at the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013 in Myanmar demonstrates Vietnam’s active international integration as well as its role and status in the region.
GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 6/6
PM leaves for World Economic Forum on East Asia; Canadian Deputy FM stresses growing ties with VN; Vietnamese leaders condole over deadly fire in China