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Renault reports suspension of planned capacity increase projects in Morocco, Romania to cut costs

Group Renault announced on Friday it was suspending planned capacity increase projects in Romania and Morocco as part of a plan to reduce fixed costs globally. According to a press statement released by the French group, the objective of reducing fixed costs by more than 2 billion euros over 3 years aims to restore the group's competitiveness and ensure its long-term development.

Bulgaria is Ready to Accept more Vietnamese Students and Post-Graduate Students

Bulgaria is ready to accept more Vietnamese students and post-graduate students. Our higher education is well known in your country for its quality, many Vietnamese citizens have received Bulgarian diplomas and now hold important positions in public administration and business.

Bulgaria and Thailand Agreed on Visa-Free Travel with Diplomatic and Service Passports

The Republic of Bulgaria would like to reintensify its relations with the Kingdom of Thailand, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva after signing a visa-free agreement for holders of diplomatic and service passports on both sides with his Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai in Madrid yesterday.

Russia Advocates the Establishment of the Greater Eurasian Partnership

Russia advocates the establishment of the Greater Eurasian Partnership with the participation of the Eurasian Economic Union, ASEAN, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, "possibly other entities". This was stated by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the summit in Bangkok of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, TASS reported.

Seven Out of Ten ASEAN Countries' Leaders Didn't Attend the Summit

Trump did not attend the ASEAN leaders' summit and the East Asian Summit in Thailand's capital on November 2-4 and did not send either the Vice President or the US Secretary of State to Bangkok. Robert O 'Brian, US National Security Advisor, arrived in Bangkok as chairman of the Washington delegation.

BusinessMin Oprea: Romanian entrepreneurs should get our of their comfort zone, which is EU

An active presence and increasingly clear of the Romanian companies on the market in Vietnam is necessary and the Romanian entrepreneurs should get out of their comfort zone and stop doing business in the European Union only, Minister of Business Enviroinment, Trade and Entrepreneurship Stefan-Radu Oprea stated on Friday at the Romania-Vietnam Business Forum organised in Bucharest.

Bulgaria is Ready to Cooperate with Vietnam in the Field of Education, Economy and Trade

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva and Vietnam's First Deputy Prime Minister Chong Hoa Binh agreed on intensifying cooperation in all spheres with priority on trade, the economy and education.

"Vietnam is one of Bulgaria's priority partners in Asia," said Ekaterina Zaharieva, who received Chong Hoa Binh at the Foreign Ministry.