APEC seeks to promote sustainable tourism development

Last update 09:35 | 20/06/2017

Encouraging the participation of local people is part of the measures to promote sustainable tourism development. The issue was put on table at an APEC high level policy dialogue in northern Quang Ninh province on June 19.

According to United Nations World Tourism Organisation, tourism in many developing and least developed countries is the most viable and sustainable economic development option. Tiếp tục đọc

APEC SOM 2, meetings begin in Hà Nội


Update: May, 09/2017 – 21:00

Meeting of the Group of Friends on Disability within SOM2 framework. – VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Khang
HÀ NỘI – The second APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings began in Ha Noi today, with participants discussing various issues of regional interest.They include trade and investment liberalisation, business facilitation, human resource development, education, network economy, food safety, science, technology and creativity, mining, the automobile industry and urbanisation.

During a series of events which will last until May 21, APEC delegates are expected to speed up the implementation of long-term co-operation programmes and plans in key areas and reach consensus on documents to be submitted to ministers for approval. This will lay a foundation for documents for the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting and APEC Ministerial Meeting in central Đà Nẵng City in November. Tiếp tục đọc

Hosting of APEC 2017 reflects VN’s int’l stature: Deputy PM


Update: May, 09/2017 – 19:00

HÀ NỘI — Hosting events of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum demonstrates the strategic diplomatic vision and growing stature of Việt Nam on the world stage, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh.

In a recent article published by muliple local media outlets, Minh, also Chairman of the APEC 2017 National Committee, wrote that APEC Year 2017 would be a critical opportunity for Việt Nam to affirm its diplomatic wisdom, especially in multilateral external activities, amid strong efforts to integrate internationally. Tiếp tục đọc

US President Trump to be in Vietnam for regional summit


Updated : 04/21/2017 07:46 GMT + 7

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017.

U.S. President Donald Trump will attend three summits in Asia in November, one of which will be hosted by the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang, Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday after a meeting with ASEAN secretary general Le Luong Minh.

President Trump will arrive in Da Nang for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Reuters quoted Pence as saying during a visit to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) headquarters in Jakarta on Thursday. Tiếp tục đọc

Đà Nẵng “chạy nước rút” đón APEC 2017

THANH HẢI 9:19 AM, 03/02/2017

Chưa đầy 10 tháng nữa, APEC 2017 sẽ được tổ chức tại Đà Nẵng. Đây là một sự kiện lớn của Việt Nam, là cột mốc lịch sử của Đà Nẵng trong công cuộc phát triển kinh tế-xã hội. Ngay từ những ngày đầu tiên của năm mới Đinh Dậu 2017, không khí đón APEC đã ngập tràn Đà Nẵng …

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Tổng quan về APEC

HNKT – 24/07/2015 | 00:00:00


Sau Đại chiến thế giới lần thứ hai, thế giới lâm vào cuộc khủng hoảng kinh tế nghiêm trọng. Những nỗ lực cải cách kinh tế, mở rộng thương mại, tạo đà cho kinh tế đi lên đã gặp phải trở ngại lớn, đó là chủ nghĩa bảo hộ mậu dịch và tình trạng phân biệt đối xử trong buôn bán thương mại quốc tế. Tiếp tục đọc

China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

President Obama in Lima, Peru, for the Asia-Pacific trade summit. The trans-Pacific deal was to be among his signature legacies. Credit Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press

LIMA, Peru — A toxic political war over money, jobs and globalization killed the vast and complex trade deal that was supposed to be a signature legacy of President Obama. But the deal, between the United States and 11 Asian and Pacific nations, was never just about trade.

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APEC leaders vow to fight protectionism, look to China on trade

Pacific Rim leaders vowed on Sunday to fight protectionism and Chinese officials said more countries are looking to join a China-led trading bloc after Donald Trump’s election victory raised fears the United States would scrap free trade deals.

Trump campaigned for U.S. president on a promise to pull out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, and also threatened to impose steep tariffs against China and Mexico. Tiếp tục đọc

Xi’s APEC speech puts China, Asia-Pacific in global “vanguard”

2016-11-21 01:23:29 Xinhua Web Editor: Zhang Xu
    TĐH: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It was established in 1989.

    Membership: Joined 1989: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA.

    Republic of China (Taiwan – Chinese Taipei) joined 1991, Hong Kong (China Hong Kong) 1991, People’s Republic of China 1991, Mexico 1993, Papua New Guinea 1993, Chile 1994, Peru 1998, Russia 1998, Vietnam 1998.

Related: Xi promotes Asia-Pacific FTA at APEC summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit on Saturday in Lima, Peru, placed China and the region at the forefront of a joint effort to reactivate the global economy, APEC participants and scholars have said. Tiếp tục đọc