RCEP trade deal expected to be signed in 2018

RCEP trade deal expected to be signed in 2018

NDO/VNA – Trade ministers of 16 countries have agreed to speed up negotiations so as to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in 2018.  (Nov 13, 2017)


APEC 2017: Xi stresses cooperation for Asia-Pacific bright future

  Nov 11, 2017
NDO/ VNA – China’s President Xi Jinping stressed the need to continue working together for a bright future for the Asia-Pacific in his keynote speech at the APEC CEO Summit in the central city of Da Nang on November 10.  

APEC 2017: Voices of the Future issues youth declaration

  Nov 11, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The youth representatives of 17 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies adopted a youth declaration at the closing ceremony of the APEC Voices of the Future 2017 in the central province of Quang Nam on November 10.  

2017 APEC Ministerial Meeting Joint Ministerial Statement

  Nov 11, 2017
NDO - Nhan Dan would like to introduce the full text of the statement released after the 29th APEC Ministerial Meeting on November 8 in Da Nang.  

APEC 2017: TPP Ministerial Meeting opens in Da Nang

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – Talks on pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal ahead without the US reached an upbeat point, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh said at the TPP Ministerial Meeting, which opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang, on November 9. 

Together towards prosperity and harmonious development

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO - On the occasion of the APEC Summit in Da Nang, Russian President Vladimir Putin writes an article on the important role of APEC and Russia’s contributions to promoting cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific region. 

APEC 2017: Asian-Pacific youth to discuss contributions to post-2020 vision

  Nov 05, 2017
NDO/VNA – The APEC Voices of the Future (VOF) forum will take place in the central city of Da Nang and Quang Nam province from November 6-10 within the framework of the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week.  

APEC 2017: International media centre launched

  Oct 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – The International Media Centre for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week officially opened on October 28 in Da Nang city, serving domestic and international reporters to cover the event.  

Vietnam attends special meeting of ASEAN chief justices council

  Oct 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – The special meeting of the Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (CACJ) took place in Manila, the Philippines, on October 27.  

APEC 2017: Russia interested in Vietnam’s APEC initiatives

  Oct 24, 2017
NDO/VNA – Russia is interested in a number of initiatives raised by Vietnam, including the drafting of joint action programmes within the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) framework in order to strengthen economic, financial and socially inclusive development, stated a Russian official. 

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam

  Oct 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 24th APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting – the most important event of the APEC Finance Ministers Process - opened in Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 21.  

Vietnam diplomat introduces APEC 2017 at Asian Architecture Conference

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh introduced the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2017 hosted by Vietnam at the fifth annual Asian Architecture Conference recently held in the US. 

UNESCO selects France's Azoulay as new chief

  Oct 14, 2017
The United Nations’ cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO’s fortunes after the United States pulled out.  

Vietnam’s candidacy for UNESCO chief shows sense of responsibility

  Oct 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s candidacy for the post of UNESCO Director-General demonstrates the country’s sense of responsibility to the international community, even though its candidate did not receive many votes in the first round of voting in Paris on October 9. 

Finance Ministry to chair 2017 APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting

  Oct 09, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings (FMM) will take place in the ancient city of Hoi An, the central province of Quang Nam, from October 19-21, under the chair of the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MOF).