Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Debt repayment agreement
Farmers shout slogans as they burn an effigy during a protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near Delhi, India, November 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters On Friday, police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters before letting them march into the capital and stage a protest at a designated site. … [Read more...] about Thousands of protesting farmers and police face-off at New Delhi border
Ngô Khắc Lễ, a lawyer and arbitrator at the Việt Nam International Arbitration Centre and an expert in logistics and transport, said SMEs can learn from the experience of large logistics enterprises that have applied digital transformation at a rather high level. … [Read more...] about Logistics SMEs urged to speed up digital transformation to remain competitive
During the event, the two ministers informed each other about the COVID-19 situation and prevention and control results in each country. They also hailed the efforts of each other in disease relief as well as effectively in implementing bilateral defense cooperation in 2020. … [Read more...] about Vietnam-India defense cooperation to be promoted
Quang Nam (VNA) – The National Conference on Tourism 2020 themed "Linking, Action and Development" took place in the central province of Quang Nam on November 28, focusing on solutions to recover the tourism industry amid difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the conference, representatives of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) gave forecasts on new trends in tourism demand in the region and the adaptability of the Vietnamese tourism sector. Meanwhile, representatives from travel firms proposed strategic measures to raise competitiveness of the tourism industry during and after the pandemic, as well as policies to accelerate restructuring of the sector post-COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how to speed up digital transformation in tourism development as well as proposed cooperation models among investors to further enhance tourism promotion in the coming time. Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked for doubling efforts to … [Read more...] about Measures sought to revive tourism sector amid COVID-19