The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ received 700,000 tourists during Tết (Lunar New Year), 10 per cent higher than last year, according to its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ enjoyed strong growth in tourism last year due to a series of international political and cultural events and traditional festivals, according to its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The APEC bloc will hold its most important event this year on November 6-11 in the central city of Đà Nẵng. Leaders from 21 member economies will gather for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week at a time when new growth challenges face the bloc and the world. Dr Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat, speaks with Viet Nam News about significant shifts in outlook and strategies..
APEC-member economies agreed to continue enhancing regional cooperation to achieve the Bogor Goals of freer and open trade by 2020 in the Asia-Pacific region, an official said at a press conference held on Wednesday in HCM City.
APEC’s two-day third senior officials meeting (SOM 3) began yesterday with the participation of more than 200 delegates from the 21 APEC economies, the APEC Business Advisory Council, the ASEAN Secretariat and the Pacific Economic Co-operation Council.
Three important documents were adopted as the week-long (August 18-25) APEC Food Security Week and High-level Policy Dialogue on Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to Climate Change wrapped up yesterday.
On the sidelines of the APEC Food Security Week in Cần Thơ, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn held a bilateral meeting with Australian Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston to discuss co-operation in agro-business and fishing.
Multiple APEC agencies discussed common concerns and potential collaborative activities at a joint meeting in Cần Thơ yesterday at the APEC Food Security Week.
On the sidelines of the 2017 APEC Food Security Week, APEC member economies yesterday attended a forum on agricultural start-ups and innovation to exchange ideas on policy and technological solutions.
Food security has become an increasing concern for many APEC economies who are facing multiple challenges from the impacts of climate change, which threatens sustainable agriculture and food security.