Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh (left) and Major General Endo Makoto (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on November 11 received a delegation of the Japanese Ministry of Defence now in Vietnam for the 11th defence exchange between the two countries. Vinh took the occasion to thank Japan’s Sasakawa Peace Foundation for its implementation of many defence exchange programmes over the past years, including its financing for the 11th exchange. He called on the foundation to carry out more exchange and cooperation activities in the sphere of national defence, thus contributing to promoting defence ties between Vietnam and Japan. Major General Endo Makoto, head of the Japanese delegation, expressed his hope that the two countries will step up their bilateral cooperation, especially in national defence./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Japan step up defence ties
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A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Phan Dinh Trac, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and Head of its Commission for Internal Affairs (fifth, from left) in a group photo with Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa (next to Trac) (Photo: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Phan Dinh Trac, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and Head of its Commission for Internal Affairs, has been on a working visit to Japan from September 24 to 30. While in Japan, Trac met with Vice President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Masahiko Komura; Head of the Secretariat of the Japanese Communist Party Akira Koike; Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa; and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane. The Japanese officials expressed their condolences over the passing of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. Highlighting the delegation’s visit in conjunction with the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic … [Read more...] about Communist Party of Vietnam delegation visits Japan
Vietnam Economy Vietnam, S. Korea target US$100 billion trade by 2020 By Nhan Tam Monday, Nov 11, 2019,17:50 (GMT+7) Vietnam, S. Korea target US$100 billion trade by 2020By Nhan Tam A representative of Thua Thien-Hue Province signs a deal with a South Korean partner to develop the industrial infrastructure in the central province, witnessed by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung – PHOTO: NHAN TAM DANANG – Vietnam and South Korea considered ways to bolster trade and investment ties to bring their bilateral trade to US$100 billion next year at the Vietnam-South Korea Business Summit at the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Nam last Friday. Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and Chairman of South Korea’s Presidential Committee on the New Southern Policy Joo Hyung-chul co-chaired the event. The summit, which gathered more than 250 major Korean firms and their Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Vietnam, S. Korea target US$100 billion trade by 2020
Since it normalized relations with the powers like China in 1991 and the USA in 1995, Vietnam has begun to integrate into the global economy. Throughout this process of integration, Vietnam has signed numerous free trade agreements (FTAs) with countries and groups of countries. Vietnam's earliest FTA was the agreement signed with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1996, just one year after Vietnam joined ASEAN. Then, in 2007, Vietnam officially became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). After that, Vietnam signed many more FTAs, especially the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) at the end of 2018 and most recently the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in June 2019. So far, Vietnam has signed 13 trade agreements, of which 12 have entered into force. Vietnam is also negotiating three other agreements. Economic powers such as the US, China, Japan and South Korea have inked trade agreements with Vietnam. These … [Read more...] about Who will lead Vietnam’s economy?
Vietnam sealed their spot in the AFC U-19 Championship Uzbekistan 2020 Finals after playing to a 0-0 draw with Japan on Sunday. Vietnam vs Japan in the AFC U-19 Championship qualifying round on Sunday. — Photo nld.com.vn With this draw, Japan also secured a place in the finals as they topped Group J with seven points. While Vietnam also had seven points, they ranked second because of goal difference. Vietnam booked a ticket as they are one of the four best runners-up in the qualifying round. Besides Vietnam, Laos, Yemen and Uzbekistan will join Uzbekistan in the 2020 Finals as the best runners-up. Japan took control of the game and had the first look at goal in the fourth minute but Itsuki Someno angled his header wide of the target. Japan continued to press and created several dangerous situations but they failed to find the net. While Vietnam had the best chance in the second half when Nguyen Duy Triet flashed his header wide off Huynh Cong Den’s cross. After the … [Read more...] about Vietnam tie with Japan to reach finals of AFC U19 champs