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Vietnam will help stabilize Indo-Pacific region: US experts

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the UN General Assembly debate in New York.

U.S. observers highly regard Vietnam’s potential contribution as a non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council for the 2020-2021 term. Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, the international community should welcome Vietnam’s bid to win a non-permanent U.N. Security Council seat. “I would say …

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US looks to up innards export to Vietnam

Vietnam has not allowed the import of stomach and other white organs.

A U.S. agency wants the Vietnamese government to allow it to sell more pig organs not consumed at home. The National Pork Board (NPB), sponsored by U.S. Department of Agriculture, said that Vietnam has allowed the import of red organs like heart, liver and kidney, but not stomach and other …

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AEON sells stake in Vietnamese supermarket chain

A Fivimart supermarket in Hanoi is seen with the AEON logo on the left covered on September 28, 2018.

Japanese retail company AEON has closed its cooperation with Vietnamese shopping market chain Fivimart. A senior AEON official, who asked not to be named, said that the company has sold its entire stake in Fivimart to a Vietnamese firm after three years of cooperation. The source did not reveal the …

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Vietnam joins ASEP efforts in climate change response

Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien (first, left) at the plenary session of the 10th ASEP Meeting.

Vietnam has proposed initiatives to enhance the role of the Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP) and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in coping with climate change. Addressing the plenary session of the 10th ASEP Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on September 27, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien said …

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