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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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the 2017 edition of Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, providing the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental statistics for the 48 regional members of ADB. 

APEC ministerial meeting aims to increase SMEs competitiveness

  Sep 06, 2017
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APEC SOM3 and related meetings conclude in Ho Chi Minh City

  Aug 30, 2017
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APEC SOM3 deals with pile of work

  Aug 29, 2017
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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

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APEC Food Security Week wraps up in Can Tho city

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APEC economies discuss responsible use of resources

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