For an ASEAN economy of integration, high growth and sustainable development

For an ASEAN economy of integration, high growth and sustainable development

NDO – 2017 marks a significant milestone in the development process of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the bloc celebrates its 50th founding anniversary. From a region divided by differing political stances, ASEAN has since become a unified bloc of solidarity, close bonds and friendship, with the participation of 10 countries in the region, and a community with rapidly developing members.  (9 hours ago)

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Nghi Son Refinery receives first crude oil for trial run

  Aug 22, 2017
NDO - The Thanh Hoa province-based Nghi Son Refinery has begun receiving the first 270,000 tonnes of crude oil, equivalent to nearly 2 million barrels, from Kuwait to prepare for its trial run. 

APEC exhibition on food products and new agricultural technologies

  Aug 22, 2017
NDO – An exhibition on food products and new agricultural technologies in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has officially opened in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho on August 21. 

APEC seeks technical support from sponsors for corruption prevention

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO/VNA –The APEC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Working Group (ACTWG) held a meeting with their sponsors, on August 21, as part of the ongoing third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3) in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Vietnam, Mexico promote cooperation geographical indications

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO – Vietnam and Mexico have reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on geographical indications (GIs) protection, aimed at strengthening their cooperation and mutual understanding of the geographical indicative system and assisting the protection of each party's GIs in order to improve their quality and effectiveness.  

APEC promotes investment climate reforms

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Promoting trade and investment, and reforming the investment climate in APEC member economies, were discussed at a meeting of the Investment Experts’ Group (IEG) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21, within the framework of the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting. 

APEC members share experience in emergency preparedness

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have exchanged experience in emergency preparedness at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Tunnel cuts travel time through Deo Ca Pass to ten minutes

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO - A new mountain road tunnel opened to traffic on August 21, helping to reduce the travel time through the Deo Ca Pass between Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces from 60 minutes to just ten minutes. 

APEC seeks to promote technology in agricultural production

  Aug 20, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group (ATCWG) held a meeting in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 20 to promote technology transfer in agricultural production.  

APEC sub-committee meeting talks electrical equipment management

  Aug 20, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC)’s Joint Regulatory Advisory Committee (JRAC) on Electronic Equipment convened its 22nd meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on August 20.  

HCMC must tap into potential to achieve rapid and sustainable growth

  Aug 20, 2017
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan has emphasised that the city should effectively tap into its potential as one of the key measures to boost economic growth in a rapid and sustainable manner.  

Experts: Resilient infrastructure enhances economic growth

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Well-designed, sustainable and resilient infrastructure will enhance economic growth, boost productivity and provide significant positive flow-on effective projects. These subjects were discussed at a meeting of the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19.  

APEC Pathfinder Dialogue: Corruption - driver of illegal logging

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – As many as 120 officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are gathering at the fourth APEC Pathfinder Dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19-20 to discuss measures to strengthen the fight against illicit trade and corruption.  

APEC officials highlight competition chapters in FTAs/EPAs

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Officials from the member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have highlighted the benefits of establishing competition chapters in free trade agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).  

Prominent industrial products to be honoured

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Agency for Regional Industry Development, under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, announced on August 18 that it will honour and grant certificates to outstanding industrial products from rural areas in 2017.