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EU leaders wish to strengthen cooperation with Vietnamicon
POLITICS18/12/20200

EU leaders wish to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen have sent congratulations to President Nguyen Phu Trong and PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc 

 
ASEAN, EU agree to lift ties to Strategic Partnership at AEMM 23icon

ASEAN, EU agree to lift ties to Strategic Partnership at AEMM 23

POLITICS
02/12/2020

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) agreed to elevate their relationship to “Strategic Partnership” during the 23rd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) held on December 1 via videoconference.

Institutional tweaks to open up EU investmenticon

Institutional tweaks to open up EU investment

FEATURE
24/06/2020

Although Vietnam’s adoption of trade and investment agreements with the European Union are expected to be a boon for Vietnam, it triggers a need for the country to continue intensifying regulatory reforms

EVFTA remains guiding light in mitigating trade depletionicon

EVFTA remains guiding light in mitigating trade depletion

FEATURE
13/04/2020

The European Union entry ban on its wide borders comes in a crucial year for Vietnamese exporters to the EU, leading to the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement to become ever more important for both sides in the year to come.    

Mounting difficulties may lead half of Vietnam textile-garment firms to bankruptcyicon

Mounting difficulties may lead half of Vietnam textile-garment firms to bankruptcy

BUSINESS
23/03/2020

Some importers from US and EU, major markets for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry, have stopped orders within three to four weeks on Covid-19 pandemic.

EU’s border closure yet to affect goods circulation: officialicon

EU’s border closure yet to affect goods circulation: official

BUSINESS
19/03/2020

The European Union (EU)’s border closure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has not yet had a significant impact on goods circulation, said an official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Coronavirus: Europe plans full border closure in virus battleicon

Coronavirus: Europe plans full border closure in virus battle

SOCIETY
17/03/2020

The European Commission's president is to urge leaders to ban "non-essential" travel.

Vietnam invited to join EU training mission in Central Africa Republicicon

Vietnam invited to join EU training mission in Central Africa Republic

POLITICS
19/02/2020

The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell Fontelles has invited Vietnam to send peacekeeping officers to join the EU training mission in Central Africa Republic.

EVFTA brings chances and challenges to local agricultural productionicon

EVFTA brings chances and challenges to local agricultural production

BUSINESS
17/02/2020

The new trade agreement between Viet Nam and the European Union opens many doors for agriculture, according to experts.

Vietnam expects smooth Brexit process: spokeswomanicon

Vietnam expects smooth Brexit process: spokeswoman

POLITICS
07/02/2020

Vietnam has been keeping a close watch on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) and hopes that this process will take place smoothly.

Europe steps up security presence in East Seaicon

Europe steps up security presence in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
19/11/2019

Growing economic interest in the East Sea has led the European Union and its member states to pay more attention to the region, according to an Italian expert. 

Thailand to wrap up domestic consultations on FTA with EUicon

Thailand to wrap up domestic consultations on FTA with EU

BUSINESS
12/11/2019

The Commerce Ministry is preparing to wrap up consultations with relevant agencies and organisations across the country on a proposal to resume free-trade talks with the European Union.

EU-funded project helps record Vietnam’s rich historyicon

EU-funded project helps record Vietnam’s rich history

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
06/11/2019

A project on historical studies and digitalizing Vietnamese social science documents (Vietnamica) sponsored by the European Union was launched on November 4, expecting to help understand and record the rich history of Vietnam.

EU ready to resume trade talks with Thailandicon

EU ready to resume trade talks with Thailand

BUSINESS
17/10/2019

The European Union (EU) on October 15 announced a plan to resume free trade agreement with Thailand, which has been suspended since 2014.

Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraineicon

Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraine

SOCIETY
07/10/2019

Thousands of people gathered in Kiev’s main square on Sunday to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s deal with Moscow to grant autonomy to Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel-held east as part of efforts to end a five-year conflict there.

Cambodia to raise minimum wage for textiles, footwear workersicon

Cambodia to raise minimum wage for textiles, footwear workers

SOCIETY
21/09/2019

Cambodia has decided to raise the minimum wage for workers in the textiles and footwear industries to 190 USD per month, an increase of 4.4 percent, from next year.

HCM City wants to cooperate with European businesses in smart cityicon

HCM City wants to cooperate with European businesses in smart city

BUSINESS
12/07/2019

Ho Chi Minh City is keen to cooperate with European businesses in building a smart city, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has said.

EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EUicon

EVFTA to sustainably boost Vietnam’s wood exports to EU

BUSINESS
04/07/2019

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost all goods, including wood and timber products.