APEC gives recommendations on disaster management

APEC gives recommendations on disaster management

NDO/VNA – The 11th APEC Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum (SDMOF 11) concluded on September 22, in the central Nghe An province, after participants agreed to submit a number of major recommendations to the APEC leaders on fostering inter-regional cooperation and technological innovation for more effective response to natural disasters and recovery.  (Sep 22, 2017)

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APEC ministerial meeting aims to increase SMEs competitiveness

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 24th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM) and related meetings, which are scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from September 10-15, are expected to enhance the competitiveness and creativity capacity of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the digital era. 

APEC SOM3 deals with pile of work

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ongoing third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has updated a draft report on APEC economic policy on human resources development and structural reform, said Assistant to the APEC 2017 SOM Chair Do Hung Viet.  

APEC SOM3 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO/VNA – The third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) began in Ho Chi Minh City, on August 29, which is expected to lay the crucial groundwork for the APEC Leaders’ Week scheduled for November in Da Nang city.  

APEC economies share experience in engaging in RTAs/FTAs

  Aug 27, 2017
NDO/VNA – APEC officials shared views and experience in negotiating, concluding and implementing regional trade agreements (RTAs) and free trade agreements (FTAs) at a dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 27.  

APEC Food Security Week wraps up in Can Tho city

  Aug 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – Outcomes of the Food Security Week, which took place in Can Tho from August 18-25, have contributed to materialising one of the four priorities of the APEC Year 2017, which is to enhance food security and sustainable development in response to climate change.  

FAO pledges continuous support for Vietnam

  Aug 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) will continue accompanying Vietnam and supporting the country to implement underway programmes and projects, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan has said. 

APEC economies discuss responsible use of resources

  Aug 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with the private sector as well as leading businesses and corporations to make them key partners in helping APEC economies build capacity for production rehabilitation and resilience to climate change. 

APEC sub-committee discusses trade facilitation

  Aug 23, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The second meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) began in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, focusing on debating trade facilitation, alignment with international standards and active participation in international standardisation. 

APEC meeting: health sector faces financial challenges

  Aug 23, 2017
NDO/VNA – APEC officials shared the views that finance remains one of the biggest challenges to the health sector at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23. 

APEC groups strengthen coordination in ensuring food security

  Aug 23, 2017
NDO/VNA – Several groups of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) met in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, on August 23, to discuss how to coordinate their activities in terms of food security and climate change. 

APEC SOM 3 continues with diverse discussions

  Aug 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - The seventh APEC High-Level Meeting on Health and Economy will begin in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, as one of the highlights of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3).  

SOM 3 and related meetings enter fourth working day

  Aug 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Working groups and sub-committees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will continue discussions on issues of their charge in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21 as part of the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3). 

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.