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The new United States ambassador to Vietnam has arrived in Hanoi and is ready to officially assume the position for 2017-2020.

Daniel Kritenbrink touched down in the Vietnamese capital at 11:30 pm on Saturday and is scheduled to present a credential letter to State President Tran Dai Quang on Monday morning.

He will then officially become the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam for the 2017-20 term, taking over the post of former Ambassador Ted Osius.

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On November 6-11, 2017 in the central city of Danang, the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will be held under the theme “Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future.”

State President Tran Dai Quang will host the key events of the event, including the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM), the AELM Gala Dinner and Cultural Performance, the ABAC Dialogue with APEC Economic Leaders, and the APEC-ASEAN Informal Dialogue on November 10-11.

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HANOI – Vietnam leapt 14 places to 68th among 190 countries in the 15th edition of the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report, a significant improvement in the country’s business environment.

Nguyen Minh Thao, head of the Business Environment and Competitiveness Department under the Central Institute for Economic Management, said this is the biggest jump in a decade.

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Ho Chi Minh City, October 20th, 2017 – The pre-eminent travel publication Condé Nast Traveler has named The Reverie Saigon at number four in its list of ‘50 Best Hotels in the World’. The result was from a survey of more than 300,000 of the magazine’s readers for their annual Readers Choice Awards. It was the only hotel in Vietnam to make the list.

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After US President Donald Trump announced the US’ withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, history’s largest trade deal to date congregating around 40 per cent of the world’s economy seemed to have fallen through. However, the eleven remaining member states decided to go ahead with the deal and may well reach a revised agreement at APEC Vietnam this November.

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