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Friday, July 10, 2020
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36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN 36th ASEAN Summit: Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work
Here is the full text of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Challenging World of Work, which was adopted at the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26.
95 years of Vietnams revolutionary press 95 years of Vietnam's revolutionary press
Nearly a century since the first issue of the weekly Thanh nien newspaper was published, the Vietnamese revolutionary press has blossomed in number and quality.
Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam
For the time being, there has been no unified definition of “cryptoasset” or “digital asset” or “virtual asset” in the world. According to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, “a virtual asset is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded, or transferred, and can be used for payment or investment purposes.”[1] Canada’s model legislation regarding digital assets, the Uniform Access to Digital Assets by Fiduciaries Act, defines “a digital asset” as “a record that is created, recorded, transmitted or stored in digital or other intangible form by electronic, magnetic or optical means or by any other similar means.”[2] Cryptocurrency (or virtual currency) is a form of cryptoassets (or virtual assets). There is also no unified definition of this term in the world.
ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19 ASEAN 2020: Vietnam vows to partner with others to fight COVID-19
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 23 affirmed that Vietnam will enhance its cooperation with other countries, including the US, as well as the World Health Organisation and the international community in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN3 countries adopt joint statement on COVID-19 ASEAN+3 countries adopt joint statement on COVID-19
The Special ASEAN Plus Three Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) via video conference on April 13 issued a joint statement. The following is the full text of the joint statement.
Vietnams initiatives on ASEAN economic cooperation adopted Vietnam’s initiatives on ASEAN economic cooperation adopted
The 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)’ Retreat has approved Vietnam’s 12 prioritized initiatives on economic cooperation in ASEAN during the ASEAN Chairman Year 2020.
Government determines to substantially improve business environment Government determines to substantially improve business environment
In the coming time, Vietnam’s investment and business environment will be substantially improved in a bid to further raise the country’s competitiveness, according to Government Resolution 02 inked by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the first day of 2020.
Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management Building and improving the legal framework on foreign exchange management
In recent years, especially 2019, the world economy witnessed a series of insecurities. While almost all economies show signs of a slowdown, trade tensions among economic giants, especially the US-China trade war, continued to undergo complicated developments. As a result, the global growth rate in 2019 dropped to the lowest level since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Gold prices spiked and crude oil prices strongly fluctuated, giving rise to risks in the international market and consequently, many countries had to loosen their fiscal and monetary policies.
ASEAN 2020: Vietnam chairs first meeting of ACCC in 2020 ASEAN 2020: Vietnam chairs first meeting of ACCC in 2020
Head of the Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to ASEAN, Ambassador Tran Duc Binh chaired the first 2020 meeting of the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) in Indonesia on February 18.

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