(VEN) - UK Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Steph Lysaght assures Vietnam Economic News’ Ca Huong that implementation of Brexit will not affect the long-term policy on Vietnam. UK Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Steph Lysaght Could you tell us more about trade cooperation between the UK and Vietnam? Total export-import turnover between the UK and Vietnam currently stands at US$5 billion. This figure is too modest compared to the real potential and the two countries have agreed to increase two-way trade turnover. The latest data show that UK exports to Vietnam have increased by about nine percent. The figure from the Vietnamese side is similar. In the past 5-10 years, import-export growth rate between the UK and Vietnam has been maintained at over 10 percent. This is the starting point for the great potential of the two countries. We are cooperating and supporting each other to improve the business and investment environment and take advantage of available opportunities. I … [Read more...] about Envoy: Brexit will not affect UK Vietnam trade
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From June 17-18, 1989, the Vietnam News Agency organised the 10th OANA Executive Board Meeting, the 10th Technical Group Meeting and the sixth Editorial Workshop. VNA/VNS File Photo HÀ NỘI — Members of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) agreed that it’s time to use every advantage to develop mechanisms in the fight against fake news, and all media outlets should not compromise truth, accuracy and accountability for speed. Given the context that fake news is spreading and harming nations, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) affirmed that it does not compromise in its quest for honest reporting of the events in the country and around the world. First Deputy Director General of Russia’s TASS news agency Mikhail Gusman said that the first step would be forming close ties among news agencies, possibly in a traditional alliance like the OANA, he suggested, stressing on the need to give a clear definition of “fake … [Read more...] about OANA members commit to fight fake news with modern technology
Trump, Kim begin second working dayInternational journalists praise host’s effortsHà Nội citizens look forward to peaceTrump tells Kim they have made progressUS President Trump meets with DPRK Chairman Kim 1.38 PM Reuters says no agreement has been reached 1.31 PM Jounalists are all waiting at the Marriot Hotel ahead of the press conference with President Trump. 1.30 PM Chairman Kim has arrived at Melia Hotel. Video is to follow. 1.27 PM The motorcade of Chairman Kim has left the Metropole Hotel. So did Trump. Both ahead of schedule. 1.23 PM President Trump is reportedly set to fly out on Air Force 1 after his press conference at Hanoi Marriot Hotel. 1.20 PM South Korean market seems to fall amid reports on potential collapse of Trump-Kim talks 1.17 PM It seems that President Trump is about to leave the Metropole hotel soon. Here is the latest tweet from David Nakamura, White House reporter … [Read more...] about BREAKING NEWS: NO AGREEMENT REACHED
Thousands of reporters from around the world have come to Hanoi to cover the second summit between the US and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), creating a race for the latest updates about this high-profile event. Reporters at the International Media Centre for the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam (Photo: VNA) Hundreds of reporters of Vietnamese and foreign media agencies have always stayed ready at the areas expected to be the venues for the summit’s activities for several days now. Each agency has its own way to get the best-quality images and information on the event. MBC News, a TV channel of the Republic of Korea (RoK), has stationed their studio on the roof of the Hanoi Daewoo Hotel to make an aerial view of the Vietnamese capital the background of their programme. Others like Yonhap of the RoK, NHK of Japan and CNN of the US have also brought along all necessary equipment so as to make updated reports anywhere and at any time. Eun … [Read more...] about Media in race for latest news on DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit
VietNamNet Bridge - Economists believe that Vietnam has learned lessons from the 2007-2008 period when Vietnam officially joined the WTO (World Trade Organization). Foxconn is considering setting up a factory in Vietnam Nikkei news on December 16 reported that more textile & garment companies were relocating to Vietnam and Bangladesh to avoid US sanctions against China. The latest report by PwC showed that Vietnam has surpassed China as the economy with the highest capability of attracting FDI next year. The latest report by PwC showed that Vietnam has surpassed China as the economy with the highest capability of attracting FDI (foreign direct investment) next year. RELATED NEWS Vietnam surpasses China in FDI prospects China-US trade war may divert FDI flows to VN Mai Lan … [Read more...] about Will Vietnam be able to absorb FDI flow diverted from China?