Thailand-Vietnam ties thrived across multiple fields during 2019, including in politics, economics, culture, in addition to people-to-people exchanges at both central and local levels. The outstanding results seen in ties between the two countries have been manifested by the fact that both nations agreed to upgrade their relationship from a strategic partnership to a strengthened strategic partnership during the third meeting of the Vietnam-Thailand Joint Committee on Bilateral Cooperation which took place between January 24-25, 2019 in Bangkok. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Thailand aim to push forward strategic partnership
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For his part, Massaki Yamada said projects using JBIC loans were being implemented effectively. The bank was focusing on technology transfer projects and encouraging Japanese small- and medium-sized enterprises to invest and expand their business and operations in Việt Nam, he said. He noted the JBIC was likely to arrange bigger loans for Vietnamese firms, especially those developing substantial infrastructure and energy projects. … [Read more...] about Deputy PM receives leader of Japanese bank
A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
The issue of branding has become an obstacle for local enterprises to increase exports, while free trade agreements signed between Viet Nam and foreign partners open more export markets for local products, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Local products without their own brands have lower competitiveness on the world market. … [Read more...] about Local wood industry should focus on design and branding
The ministers discussed the East Sea issues, emphasizing the need to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the East Sea to create an environment of mutual trust and actively promote negotiations towards building a result-oriented, effective code of conduct in accordance with international law. … [Read more...] about ASEAN Foreign Ministers convene in Khanh Hoa