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Vietnam to host 47th ASEAN Banking Council Meeting
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Vietnam to host 47th ASEAN Banking Council Meeting

NDO/ VNA – The Vietnam Bank Association (VNBA) will host the 47th ASEAN Banking Council Meeting on November 23-24.

Russian President commends topics of APEC 2017 meeting
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Russian President commends topics of APEC 2017 meeting

NDO/VNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the practicality of topics discussed at the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, at a press briefing after the event concluded in central Da

APEC 2017: 29th Ministerial Meeting explores new dynamism for growth
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APEC 2017: 29th Ministerial Meeting explores new dynamism for growth

NDO/VNA – The 29th APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) featured three plenary sessions on the regional and global economic situation, APEC’s leadership role, and the creation of new dynamism for growth

APEC 2017: APEC Business Advisory Council convenes fourth meeting
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APEC 2017: APEC Business Advisory Council convenes fourth meeting

NDO/VNA – The fourth meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) is taking place in the central city of Da Nang on November 4-6 with the participation of its members from 21 APEC member

APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off
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APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off

NDO/VNA - The latest updates on the implementation of the Cebu Action Plan (CAP) and activities of the APEC economic committee as well as financial cooperation progress will be the highlight of the

APEC 2017: Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam
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APEC 2017: Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam

NDO/VNA – Finance officials from the 21 APEC economies gathered in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An ancient city to draft the Joint Ministerial Statement, on October 19.

Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting
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Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

NDO – The APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017 is scheduled to take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang from November 6 to 11. On the occasion, in an interview granted to Nhan Dan (People)

APEC SMEs Working Group’s meeting opens in Ho Chi Minh City
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APEC SMEs Working Group’s meeting opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO/VNA – The 45th meeting of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Working Group kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on September 13.

Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting
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Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Hanoi on May 21 to

APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting wraps up
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APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting wraps up

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA - The APEC Senior Finance Officials Meeting (SFOM) concluded in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 19 after two working days.

APEC senior officials convene second meeting in Hanoi
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APEC senior officials convene second meeting in Hanoi

Bao moi - The second Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings opened in Hanoi on May 9, beginning the second major session during the APEC Year

Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA and preferential loans use
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Deputy PM chairs meeting on ODA and preferential loans use

Nhan dan - NDO – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh, chaired a meeting with ministries and sectors to review, remove difficulties and accelerate the projects funded by

US and other nuclear-armed states boycott UN meeting to discuss banning nukes
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US and other nuclear-armed states boycott UN meeting to discuss banning nukes

Yahoo News Negotiations for a treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons began in the United Nations on Monday. Most member states of the United Nations have said they wish for a world without

US Secretary of State Tillerson to skip meeting of NATO foreign ministers
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US Secretary of State Tillerson to skip meeting of NATO foreign ministers

Yahoo News Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a semi-annual NATO summit set for early April, in a rare no-show for the top diplomat from the country that serves as the alliance’s de facto

UN meeting looks to accelerate trade facilitation agreement
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UN meeting looks to accelerate trade facilitation agreement

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—Accelerating the implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement and the UN Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods was a focus of discussions on March

Why Trump inauguration singer wants a private meeting with the president
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Why Trump inauguration singer wants a private meeting with the president

Yahoo News Jackie Evancho, the teenage singer who performed the national anthem at President Trump’s inauguration in January, is “disappointed" with the president’s decision to roll back Obama-era

Meeting hate with love in St. Louis
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Meeting hate with love in St. Louis

Yahoo News After vandals damaged nearly 200 tombstones in a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis last weekend, it wasn’t only Jews who rose up to denounce the act of hate. Muslim groups helped raised more

Marine Le Pen makes headlines by refusing to don veil for a meeting
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Marine Le Pen makes headlines by refusing to don veil for a meeting

Yahoo News Related stories Sunni and Shiite Islam: Do you know the difference? Take our quiz. Marine Le Pen is latest French politician embroiled in fraud allegations. First LookFar-right populist

Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader after meeting wife
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Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader after meeting wife

Yahoo News Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Venezuela to free jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez "immediately," posting a picture of himself and Vice President

Vietnam attends audit meeting in Indonesia
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Vietnam attends audit meeting in Indonesia

Nhan dan - NDO—Vietnam, along with other audit agencies in Asia, attended the 51st Governing Board Meeting of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) in Bali on February 13-14,

NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting
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NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting

Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO chief urged allies on Tuesday to step up their defense spending, a day ahead of the first meeting between new U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his 27 NATO

U.S., Japan, South Korea request U.N. meeting on North Korea missile launch
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U.S., Japan, South Korea request U.N. meeting on North Korea missile launch

Yahoo News The United States, Japan and South Korea requested urgent United Nations Security Council consultations on North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile on Sunday, an official in the U.S.

Smiles, a hug set tone for Trump's meeting with Japan's Abe
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Smiles, a hug set tone for Trump's meeting with Japan's Abe

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan's leader that the U.S. will defend its close ally. Together, the pronouncements illustrated