• Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh applauded recent strides in the Vietnam – Latvia traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation, especially in economy-trade, while meeting with Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis in Riga on October 20.The meeting formed part of the Vietnamese leader’s official visit to the European nation from October 19 to 21. In the photo: Vice President Thinh and President Vejonis witnessed the signing of an agreement on double taxation avoidance and income tax evasion prevention. Photo: Doan Tan/VNA

  • Finance officials from 21 APEC member economies gathered in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An ancient city on October 19 to draft the Joint Ministerial Statement. The event also drew the participation of delegates from WB, IMF, ADB and OECD. They set to review all the four policy priorities in 2017, including Long-term Investment in Infrastructure, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance and Financial Inclusion, which were discussed at the Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) in Ninh Binh province in May. Photo: An Dang/VNA

  • National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has expressed wish that two-way trade between Vietnam and Kazakhstan will be boosted, as will links across security, education-training, culture and tourism. During a meeting with Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan Kassym Zhomart Tokayev in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan on October 17, Ngan informed the host about the outcomes of her talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament (Lower House) of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin, saying that both sides agreed on specific cooperation contents to boost ties between the two legislatures and multi-dimensional cooperation between the two countries. Photo: Trong Duc/VNA

  • Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gives a speech to celebrate 40th Anniversary of Vietnam’s Membership to the United Nations in Hanoi on October 17. Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA

  • National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has led a high-ranking NA delegation of Vietnam to attend the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-137) that officially opened in Saint Petersburg, Russia.The event, themed “Promoting cultural pluralism and peace through inter-faith and inter-ethnic dialogue”, was attended by about 2,000 delegates, including more than 80 parliamentary leaders from IPU member nations. In the photo: Ngan made a speech at the plenary session of IPU-137 on October 15 (local time). Photo: Trong Duc/VNA

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