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Special Report :
PM: Public debt remains within limit
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung announced that public debt remains below the acceptable limit of 65 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), and will sink to 60.2 percent by 2020.

VN-US trade to approach 35 bln USD
Trade between Vietnam and the US continues to expand in spite of domestic and int'l economic difficulties.
HAGL football team win U21 trophy
The Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal-JMG won the U21 trophy after crushing Thailand 3-0.
PM wraps up India visit
PM Nguyen Tan Dung left New Delhi on October 28, concluding his official visit to India.
PM’s India visit to improve strategic partnership
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to India from Oct. 27-29 aims to carry bilateral strategic partnership forward.
Second Asian Para Games wraps up
The 2nd Asian Para Games ended in the RoK on Oct. 24, with Vietnam ranking tenth in the medal table.
October sees record low CPI growth
The CPI in October rose slightly by 0.11 percent compared to September.
Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
Vietnam’s economy improving: CBRE
30/10/2014 | 15:20:00
Vietnam's GDP grew 5.62 percent in the first nine months of 2014, along with accelerating foreign investment that increased exports and manufacturing, according to a report released by CBRE Vietnam.


By the end of August, as reported by the State Bank of Vietnam, credit in the real estate market had expanded by 9.85 percent compared to the beginning of the year, higher than the credit growth for the entire economy (5.82 percent) and other sectors.
Politics
Vietnam active in global peace keeping
Vietnam’s participation in the UN peace-keeping missions since last June demonstrates the country’s serious and long-term commitment to contribute more to the maintenance of international peace and security.
World
ASEAN values UN operational activities for development
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) appreciates the importance of the United Nations (UN) operational activities for development and believes that strengthening development cooperation is instrumental to consolidating and enhancing the mutually reinforcing pillars of the work of the UN.
Society
Vietnam eyes cooperation opportunities with Norwegian cities
Vietnamese Ambassador to Norway Le Thi Tuyet Mai has recently paid a working visit to Stavanger and Time with a view to seeking cooperation opportunities between Vietnamese localities and the two Norwegian southwestern cities.
Business
RoK enterprises keen on investing in Binh Duong
A delegation of enterprises from Gimpo city, the Republic of Korea (RoK), has expressed pleasure with business environment in the southern province of Binh Duong, saying they wish to invest in this locality.
Culture-Sport
Quang Nam seeks to preserve Bai Choi singing
International and domestic r esearchers and artists of folk music presented suggestions about how to preserve and promote Bai choi singing at a workshop on October 29 in central Quang Nam province.
Sci-Tech
Vietnam urged to protect Intellectual Property
Vietnam needs to pay attention to the protection of intellectual property (IP) on the domestic market since this is a crucial feature of a market economy and international integration.
Health
At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups
A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.
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