APEC member economies adopt statement on sustainable tourism

APEC member economies adopt statement on sustainable tourism

NDO/VNA - Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum adopted a statement on sustainable tourism development during the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism held in the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh on June 19. (Jun 19, 2017)


21st ASEAN-RoK Dialogue convenes in Cambodia

  Jun 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - The 2st ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) Dialogue took place in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province on June 22-23. 

ASEAN senior officials seek measures for trans-national crimes

  May 24, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 17th ASEAN’s Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC 17) opened in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on May 24.  

Conflict-affected countries target sustainable development

  May 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The “Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-affected States” opened in Timor-Leste’s capital city of Dili on May 22. 

Meeting seeks to finalise RCEP trade pact

  May 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The third Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) opened in Hanoi on May 22, with the aim to speed up negotiations seeking to finalise the regional trade pact. 

APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting opens in Hanoi

  May 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 23rd Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT 23) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum officially opened at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 20 in the presence of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 

APEC economies seek to promote trade and innovation

  May 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Representatives from APEC member economies gathered at a symposium in Hanoi on May 19 to share experience in promoting trade and innovation and explore activities that APEC can undertake to boost innovative growth in the region. 

ASEAN working group for health supplements meets in Da Nang

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Traditional Medicines and Health Supplements Product Working Group (TMHS PWG) convened its 27th meeting in Da Nang city on May 18.  

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation, draft COC framework

  May 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – ASEAN member countries and China have reiterated the commitment reached by high-ranking leaders to fully and effectively enforce the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC).  

APEC 2017 Second Senior Officials Meeting opens in Hanoi

  May 17, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The APEC 2017 Second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM2) officially opened in Hanoi on May 17. 

APEC: PECC general meeting focuses on regional growth prospects

  May 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 24th General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) has proposed ideas for the future of the Asia-Pacific partnership which will be submitted to the APEC senior officials and ministers after one day of working in Hanoi. 

Belt and Road Forum’s Leader Roundtable opens in Beijing

  May 15, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Leaders from 29 countries, the UN, WB and IMF took part in a roundtable discussion on May 15 as part of the Belt and Road Forum, which is underway in Beijing, China.  

APEC symposium seeks to promote employment of the disabled

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – Delegates from APEC member economies gathered at a symposium in Hanoi on May 10 to seek ways to promote the employment of persons with disabilities in the region. 

SOM 2 and related meetings enter second working day

  May 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – The second APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings continue the agenda with an array of meetings and workshops in Hanoi on May 10. 

ROK new president’s five-year presidency starts with confirmation of election

  May 10, 2017
Moon Jae-in's term as the Republic of Korea (ROK)'s new head of state was officially launched early May 10, only one day after the nation held an unprecedented presidential by-election.