Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 27 attended the opening ceremony of the 17th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) in Nanning city of China via a video conference. In his video message to the event, the Government leader said as the global economy is being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, ASEAN-China cooperation continues to see encouraging progress, especially in economic and trade interaction, and mutual support in the pandemic response. For more than 10 consecutive years, China has been ASEAN’s largest trade partner. Notably, ASEAN became China’s largest trade partner for the first time in the first six months of 2020 as the trade turnover amounted to 300 billion USD, in which the Vietnam-China figure accounted for 20 percent. He went on to say that this year, during Vietnam’s Chairmanship and under the theme of “”Cohesive and Responsive”, ASEAN has redoubled its efforts to … [Read more...] about PM attends opening ceremony of 17th CAEXPO, CABIS
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'Sir,' he wrote, 'the tea interval has, since the game began, been one of cricket's most charming, intrepid [sic] and surely immovable institutions: sandwiches, occasionally scones and strawberry jam, cakes and a huge battered tin teapot and mugs, some of which have lost their handles . . .' … [Read more...] about TOM UTLEY: No more cricket teas? Howzat for an outrage!