APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam

APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam

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.  (Oct 21, 2017)

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Vietnam prioritises education to reduce social inequality

  Oct 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy permanent representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), highlighted the role played by education in reducing social inequality while speaking at the 72nd session of the UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee in New York on October 3. 

Vietnamese American killed in Las Vegas massacre

  Oct 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – Michelle Vo, a US citizen of Vietnamese origin, was among the 59 victims of the massacre in Las Vegas city, the US state of Nevada, on October 1 night. 

APEC dialogue facilitates progress in women’s entrepreneurship

  Sep 28, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Public-Private Dialogue on Women and the Economy (PPDWE) opened in Hue city, on September 28, with the “Women Entrepreneurs Forum: She Means Business” event.  

APEC policy partnership promotes women’s economic participation

  Sep 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – The second APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE2) kicked off in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, on September 26 with the aim to continue promoting gender equality and women’s economic participation. 

Festival in Switzerland marks 50th ASEAN anniversary

  Sep 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 2017 ASEAN Festival has taken place in the capital city of Berne, Switzerland, introducing a variety of traditional dishes and folk performances from the ASEAN member states to the local people.  

APEC gives recommendations on disaster management

  Sep 22, 2017
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.  

APEC forum highlights disaster management in sustainable growth

  Sep 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Natural disaster management activities should be implemented in parallel with ensuring sustainable growth, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) will not be completed without the successful prevention of calamities, APEC senior officials have noted.  

Mekong minsters endorse US$64 billion project towards sustainable regional development

  Sep 20, 2017
NDO – Ministers from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) have endorsed a five-year action plan framework that includes US$64 billion in projects to help the sub-region achieve inclusive growth and sustainable development. 

ASEAN strengthens cooperation in combating cyber threats

  Sep 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - Ministers and senior officials from all the 10 ASEAN member states gathered at the second ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC) in Singapore on September 18 to seek measures against cyber attacks.  

APEC forum looks towards dynamic, networked start-ups community.

  Sep 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – The APEC 2017 Start-ups Forum was held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12 to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in their attempts to innovate, integrate and access the global value chain at their nascent business stage. 

ASEAN Festival 2017 held in Canada’s Vancouver

  Sep 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Festival 2017 was held in Vancouver in Canada’s western British Columbia province, featuring the traditional cultures and foods of the ASEAN countries, including Vietnam. 

Vietnam shares policies at Asia-Pacific environment meeting

  Sep 08, 2017
NDO/VNA –Vietnam has shared its policies to cope with arising environmental challenges facing Asia-Pacific countries at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment which took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from September 5-8.  

ADB releases flagship statistical report for Asia-Pacific

  Sep 08, 2017
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
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.