Economics - Politics
As Canada prepares for the 2018 G7 Summit, all eyes are focused on the picturesque region of Charlevoix, Quebec where the leaders of the industrialized world will gather June 8-9. Canada, which holds the G7 presidency for 2018, has extended a first-ever invitation to Vietnam, and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc will be attending. The overture is an acknowledgement of Vietnam's rising status on the world stage, and a fitting tribute by Canada to a bilateral relationship which this year records its 45th anniversary.
(National Times)- On Nov 29, at Vietnam – Soviet Friendship Culture and Labor Palace, the award ceremony of “Enterprises for Employees of 2017” took place.
(National Times)- A free modern English classroom, built by Post and Telecommunication Joint Stock Insurance Corporation (PTI) and DB Cultural Foundation (Korea), was handed over to Academy of Finance’s board of regents.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the importance of building a resolution on key socio-economic tasks and solutions in 2018 at a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on December 1.
Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has proposed four solutions to build a vision for a responsible Asia-Europe partnership, including increasing dialogues and trust building and cooperating closely at forums to develop multilateralism to tackle security challenges.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with leaders from Western Australia to seek cooperation opportunities in various fields of mutual interests such as mining, renewable energy, liquefied petroleum gas, education-training, tourism, seaport and agriculture.