Cohesive and responsive: Vietnam ready for ASEAN leadership
08:50 | 16/02/2020 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - Vietnam views its 2020 leadership of the 11-nation ASEAN bloc as an opportunity to contribute to the development of Southeast Asia and the welfare of the 650 million people who call the region home. That was the message conveyed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 6 in Hanoi, where he addressed the launch ceremony of the ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship Year and website www.asean2020.vn.
EU sets out position on post-Brexit deal with UK
16:15 | 04/02/2020 Cooperation
The European Union (EU) will emphasize the concept of a "level playing field" during the upcoming negotiations with the United Kingdom (UK) over a future comprehensive partnership, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday.
EVFTA provides new driving forces for Vietnam-EU partnership
09:15 | 04/02/2020 EVFTA
(VEN) - The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) after years of negotiations marked an important milestone in bilateral commercial, economic and investment links between Vietnam and the European Union. The agreements will help promote the current strong partnership to a new unprecedented height for the benefits of the peoples and economies of Vietnam and the EU once it is fully implemented. Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong talked with EU Ambassador to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti on the occasion of the 2020 Lunar New Year.
Vietnam, New Zealand look forward to building strategic partnership
11:00 | 28/01/2020 Cooperation
(VEN) - 2020 marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Vietnam. Over the last four decades, the bilateral relationship has grown strongly, especially since the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) with both countries being members entered into force in early 2019. New Zealand Chargé D’affaires to Vietnam Keith Conway talked with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Huong on the results of cooperation between the two countries.