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Vietnam always supports ASEAN-China cooperation: Deputy PM
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Vietnam always supports ASEAN-China cooperation: Deputy PM

NDO – Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has emphasised that, as an active member of the ASEAN Community, Vietnam always respects and backs the cooperation between the Association of

ASEAN cyber security drill aims to boost cooperation
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ASEAN cyber security drill aims to boost cooperation

Ten ASEAN nations are testing their cyber security emergency response preparedness with a drill that began here on Monday.

Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members
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Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members

En Vnexpress - Southeast Asia's single visa scheme is hoped to save a lot of time and resources, but its materialization is facing myriad challenges.

Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal
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Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal

Yahoo News "Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At

ASEAN to boost cooperation in energy
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ASEAN to boost cooperation in energy

Vietnamnet - The ten members of the ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE) agreed this week to boost cooperation.

Tax burden in Vietnam higher than in ASEAN 4
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Tax burden in Vietnam higher than in ASEAN 4

Vietnamnet - Minister of Planning and Investment tells PM's meeting with businesses of matters considered important in improving Vietnam's business environment.

PM meets with business leaders on sidelines of WEF-ASEAN
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PM meets with business leaders on sidelines of WEF-ASEAN

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with leaders of major businesses on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on May 12.

WEF-ASEAN – a chance for Vietnam to assert its role in SEA region
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WEF-ASEAN – a chance for Vietnam to assert its role in SEA region

Vietnamnet - The upcoming World Economic Forum on ASEAN is expected to be a chance for Vietnam to affirm its role in and responsibility towards the ASEAN and the region and to promote the country’s

Vietnam becomes China’s largest ASEAN trade partner
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Vietnam becomes China’s largest ASEAN trade partner

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has become China’s largest trade partner in ASEAN in 2016, and two-way trade would likely reach US$100 billion this year.

ASEAN reaffirms commitment to growth amid global uncertainties
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ASEAN reaffirms commitment to growth amid global uncertainties

Bao moi - VGP – ASEAN finance minsters and bank governors on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to promote growth and strengthen financial integration and stability, according to a joint statement.

Homestay cluster in Lao Cai grabs ASEAN award
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Homestay cluster in Lao Cai grabs ASEAN award

EN VietNamNet - A group of households providing homestay services in Ta Van commune, Sa Pa district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, have received the “Homestay ASEAN” award.

Vietnam's PMI reaches 22-month high, leads ASEAN
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Vietnam's PMI reaches 22-month high, leads ASEAN

Vietnamnet - Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index notes continued monthly improvement in manufacturing sector.

ASEAN Community, social-labour issues discussed
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ASEAN Community, social-labour issues discussed

Vietnamnet - The ASEAN Community and social-labour issues were highlighted at a training conference hosted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in the central province of Thua

Vietnam attractive to intra-ASEAN investment
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Vietnam attractive to intra-ASEAN investment

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam is an attractive destination for intra-ASEAN investment thanks to the Government’s determination to equitise and withdraw capital from State-owned enterprises.

ASEAN members look to single aviation market
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ASEAN members look to single aviation market

Vietnamnet - Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the

EU, ASEAN agree to resume FTA negotiations
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EU, ASEAN agree to resume FTA negotiations

Vietnamnet - The EU and ASEAN announced on March 10 that they will strive to resume negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two blocs, as European countries look to tap the

ASEAN countries to keep up economic growth
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ASEAN countries to keep up economic growth

Vietnamnet - During the past three decades many of the ASEAN member economies have developed robustly thanks to export. Experts say the drop in oil prices and a slowdown facing major economies have

AJINOMOTO sponsors SEA GAMES and ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017
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AJINOMOTO sponsors SEA GAMES and ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017

Baomoi - On February 14, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. signed an agreement to serve as the Platinum Sponsor (the highest rank) for the 29th SEA Games and the 9th ASEAN Para Games held in Kuala Lumpur,

Car imports from ASEAN states explode in January, sparking fierce local competition
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Car imports from ASEAN states explode in January, sparking fierce local competition

Vietnamnet - The number of cars of nine seats and less imported from Thailand and Indonesia soared in January, sparking fierce competition between importers and local automakers.

Vietnam heads list of ASEAN countries exporting to Canada
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Vietnam heads list of ASEAN countries exporting to Canada

Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam continued to rank first among ASEAN countries in terms of high export revenue with Canada in the January-November 2016 period, according to the Vietnamese Trade Counsellor

Vietnamese community based-tourism honoured at ASEAN tourism forum
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Vietnamese community based-tourism honoured at ASEAN tourism forum

EN VietNamNet - Eight community-based tourism models were honoured at the recent ASEAN tourism forum (ATF) in Singapore.

Vietnam popularises northwestern tourism year in ASEAN
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Vietnam popularises northwestern tourism year in ASEAN

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam is promoting the “Northwestern Tourism Year” in 10 ASEAN member states to introduce ethnic culture, adventure and eco-tourism attractions, said Deputy Minister of Culture,

Philippines won't raise legal victory vs. China at ASEAN
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Philippines won't raise legal victory vs. China at ASEAN

Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' top diplomat says his country won't raise its recent international arbitration victory against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea

Philippines says South China Sea ruling not on agenda at ASEAN summit
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Philippines says South China Sea ruling not on agenda at ASEAN summit

Philippine President wanted to avoid confrontation with China and saw no need to press Beijing to abide by the July ruling that went in favour of the Philippines.

Vietnam second in ASEAN in manufacturing sector growth
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Vietnam second in ASEAN in manufacturing sector growth

Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese manufacturing sector ended 2016 on a positive note, with the Nikkei Viet Nam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) coming second among the top three PMIs in