January 06, 2021 | 10:16
After four long years of debate, negotiation, elections, and more debate, the United Kingdom has finally and officially left the European Union. Nevertheless, even though a bare bones exit deal was agreed at the last minute and welcomed in some quarters, remaining issues for the UK economy are mounting as it forges new relationships with the rest of the world, including Vietnam.
October 07, 2020 | 09:54
Vietnam and the United Kingdom are speeding up negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement between the two sides, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.
October 05, 2020 | 09:36
The United Kingdom passed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus infections on Sunday, official figures showed, in the latest grim milestone for the European country worst-hit by the pandemic.
September 30, 2020 | 14:00
The United Kingdom recently held talks with all members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership to discuss UK accession to the deal.
June 17, 2020 | 09:00
PARIS: France does not rule out Europe failing to reach a deal on its post-Brexit relationship with Britain but very much wants to avoid such an outcome, its foreign minister was quoted as saying Tuesday (Jun 16).
April 18, 2020 | 20:54
The Vietnamese government has been urgently deploying sturdy solutions to assist enterprises and investors, and those hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
March 29, 2020 | 14:36
“I am deeply honoured to call Vietnam my home and thank the Vietnamese who have made me feel so welcome in this beautiful and proud country.” In a letter to VIR, Peter Rimmer, executive director of the British Business Group Vietnam, describes his experience of being taken care of in Ho Chi Minh City after flying in from the United Kingdom.
March 24, 2020 | 11:14
Britain on Monday (Mar 23) ordered a three-week lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, shutting "non-essential" shops and services, and banning gatherings of more than two people.
March 07, 2020 | 10:00
With the United Kingdom pulling out of the EU and the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, it is now looking to countries like Vietnam to negotiate new deals with, in order to further bilateral trade and investment ties.
February 12, 2020 | 08:48
A team of British scientists believe they have become the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people.
November 12, 2019 | 10:45
NEU, ICAEW, and Cardiff Metropolitan University have organised the second International Conference on Finance, Accounting and Auditing (ICFAA).
October 29, 2019 | 15:02
South Korea's parliament on Monday (Oct 28) ratified a trade deal between Seoul and London that will take effect automatically following Britain's departure from the European Union.
October 24, 2019 | 09:24
Britain launched a major murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found Wednesday (Oct 23) in a refrigerated truck, once again putting the spotlight on the shadowy people trafficking business.
October 21, 2019 | 10:12
EU leaders were on Sunday (Oct 20) considering a request by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Britain's departure from the bloc, which he was forced to make after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal.
September 16, 2019 | 16:04
Six weeks after he took office and six weeks before he is due to lead Britain out of the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet Jean-Claude Junker.