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Vietnam leads Asia-Pacific for charitable donations: survey
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Vietnam leads Asia-Pacific for charitable donations: survey

En Vnexpress - Most donations in the region were given to children’s causes, natural disaster relief and poverty alleviation.

Vietnam named Asia-Pacific’s best golf destination in 2017
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Vietnam named Asia-Pacific’s best golf destination in 2017

Vietnam has been selected as the best golf destination in the Asia-Pacific region in the 2017 Asia Golf Awards on-line poll conducted by the Asia Golf Magazine.

Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end
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Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end

NDO/VNA - Economic ministers from 16 Asian-Pacific countries acknowledged on September 10 that an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not be finalised by the end

Mattis says US committed to Asia-Pacific as allies seek clear policy
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Mattis says US committed to Asia-Pacific as allies seek clear policy

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States remains committed to its Asia-Pacific allies.

Vietnam bags four gold medals at Asia Pacific math competition
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Vietnam bags four gold medals at Asia Pacific math competition

Of the seven Vietnamese students attending the competition, four won the gold medals and one of them made it to the top 10.

Pacific Partnership 2017 departs Da Nang after ten-day disaster response training
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Pacific Partnership 2017 departs Da Nang after ten-day disaster response training

Baomoi - Pacific Partnership 2017 departed the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Thursday after completing ten days of disaster response training, medical and engineering expertise exchanges,

Pacific Partnership 2017 deepens VN-U.S. relations
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Pacific Partnership 2017 deepens VN-U.S. relations

Baomoi - VGP - The Pacific Partnership 2017 departed the central city of Da Nang on May 18 after completing ten days of disaster response training, medical and engineering subject matter expert

Asia-Pacific expected to contribute 70% of global GDP by 2050
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Asia-Pacific expected to contribute 70% of global GDP by 2050

Vietnamnet - The Asia-Pacific region is expected to contribute 70 percent of the global GDP by 2050 and now 10 out of the 20 largest economies are from the region, said a high-ranking Vietnamese

Pacific trade negotiators explore TPP deal without US
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Pacific trade negotiators explore TPP deal without US

Vietnamnet - Negotiators from 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement gathered for a meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 2 to explore the possibility of putting the trade

Vietnamese consumers the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific
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Vietnamese consumers the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese consumers are the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific according to the Corporate Sustainability Report from Nielsen released on April 26.

Vietnam to host 10th Asia Pacific Cooperative Minister’s Conference
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Vietnam to host 10th Asia Pacific Cooperative Minister’s Conference

Vietnamnet - Nearly 200 international delegates from 21 countries and territories are expected to participate in the 10th Asia Pacific Cooperation Minister’s Conference in Hanoi from April 18-21.

Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit opens in Hanoi
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Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit opens in Hanoi

Nhan dan - NDO—The 2017 Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit themed “Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age” opened in Hanoi on March 21.

Chile calls for Asia-Pacific integration
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Chile calls for Asia-Pacific integration

Vietnamnet - Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs Heraldo Munoz said he will push for Asia-Pacific integration, free trade and anti-protectionism at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meeting in

Jetstar Pacific to source A320 components from AFI KLM E&M
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Jetstar Pacific to source A320 components from AFI KLM E&M

Vietnamnet - Low-cost airline Jetstar Pacific has struck a long-term deal with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance under which the latter will provide component support for Jetstar

Vietnam leads Asia Pacific in female managers’ ratio
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Vietnam leads Asia Pacific in female managers’ ratio

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam has the highest proportion of female CEOs in the Asia Pacific region at some 25 per cent, much higher than the world average of 10 per cent.

Da Nang - An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Vietnam
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Da Nang - An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Vietnam

EN VietNamNet - Da Nang has taken full advantage of being able to start afresh, unencumbered for the most part by outdated infrastructure, to become the most livable place in the country.

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact
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Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Yahoo News SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact cast its future in

17 Vietnamese banks enter list of 500 strongest banks in Asia Pacific
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17 Vietnamese banks enter list of 500 strongest banks in Asia Pacific

Vietnamnet - Seventeen Vietnamese banks were listed among the 500 strongest banks in the Asia Pacific region.

The Latest: Obama visits center on US-Asia-Pacific relations
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The Latest: Obama visits center on US-Asia-Pacific relations

Yahoo News HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's family vacation in Hawaii (all times local):

China's 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific
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China's 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

BEIJING (AP) — China's first aircraft carrier has set off for the Western Pacific for an open-sea training exercise, the Defense Ministry said.

China's aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific
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China's aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific

The Liaoning, along with its accompanying fleet, would conduct 'exercises far out at sea'.

El Nino-linked cyclones to increase in Pacific with global warming - research
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El Nino-linked cyclones to increase in Pacific with global warming - research

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Small Pacific island states could be hit by more tropical cyclones during future El Nino weather patterns due to climate change, scientists

Wisdom the albatross, age 66, lays an egg at Pacific refuge
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Wisdom the albatross, age 66, lays an egg at Pacific refuge

By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - Wisdom the albatross, the world's oldest known breeding bird in the wild, has laid an egg at 66 years of age after returning to a wildlife refuge in the Pacific

Japan ratifies Pacific trade pact that Trump plans to dump
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Japan ratifies Pacific trade pact that Trump plans to dump

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won parliamentary approval for ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the

British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020-envoy
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British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020-envoy

'We will try to play our part' in the Pacific, said Britain's ambassador to the United States.