• National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan launched the official website of the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) at a ceremony held in Hanoi on November 17. The website, available at http://appf26.vn, consists of seven main sections in Vietnamese and English to offer official and updated information on the event, which will be held in Vietnam in January 2018. Delegations of participating countries and news agencies can also register to online conferences through the website. Photo: NA Chairwoman and other officials at the website launching ceremony. Photo: Trong Duc/VNA

  • The Vietnam Talent Awards 2017 were presented in Hanoi on November 16, honouring persons with practical inventions and initiatives in the fields of IT, science-technology, healthcare – pharmacy and environment.The top winner in IT was a team from the Da Nang-based Duy Tan University who created a programme that applies 3D virtual reality technology to simulate the human body for teaching, learning and researching activities in health sciences. Addressing the awards ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that the prosperity of each nation is closely associated with talents.Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA

  • The Vietnamese government highly values the cooperation agreement with the World Economic Forum (WEF), Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue assured head of the WEF’s Asia-Pacific region Justin Wood during a reception in Hanoi on November 15. Photo: Van Diep/VNA

  • Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong visited VINFAST auto complex as a part of his working trip to the northern coastal city of Hai Phong on November 14. The 1.5 billion US Dollars complex, located in Dinh Vu-Cat Hai Economic Zone, has a designed capacity of 500,000 units. At the first phase, the plant will manufacture five-seat sedan and seven-seat SUV models and electric motorbikes with the annual output of 100,000- 200,000 units. Photo: Tri Dung/VNA

  • Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the 9th ASEAN-UN Summit in the Philippines on November 13. At the summit, leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations and the UN valued the outcomes of bilateral cooperation, particularly in carrying out the Joint Declaration on ASEAN-UN Comprehensive Partnership for 2016-2020, promoting common efforts to develop infrastructure in the region, promoting public-private partnership capacity, developing micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, and boosting ASEAN’s resilience in coping with climate change and natural disasters. Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA

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