The Vietnam free trade deal signed two days after the EU Mercosur agreement, to much less fanfare, has substantial opportunities for Ireland's exporters and - in particular - the farming sector, who look set to lose some market under the former deal.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Tue, 24 May, 2016
US President Barack Obama lifted a decades-old arms export embargo for Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country today, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner even as he pushes for better human rights from the one-party state.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
IT’S not easy to find a turkey dinner in Hanoi, but a handful of Americans and their Vietnamese friends gathered on Thanksgiving over an imported bird cooked for them at a fancy restaurant in the capital’s old quarter, and they gave thanks.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Pope Francis today recruited a veteran Vatican diplomat to be his top aide, replacing the Holy See’s secretary of state who in recent years increasingly became a divisive figure in a church hierarchy mired in embarrassing scandal and financial probes.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013