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Special Report :
Govn’t members urged to push for 5.8 pct growth target
Cabinet members called for maximum efforts in achieving this year’s economic growth target of 5.8 percent in their August 27-28 meeting in Hanoi.

ASEAN called for stronger maritime links
Vietnam highlighted the need for ASEAN to boost collaboration on maritime issues at a forum.
Implementation of Uncle Ho’s testament reviewed
A workshop was held to review the implementation of Ho Chi Minh’s testament over the last 45 years.
Party chief's envoy visits China
Le Hong Anh started his two-day visit to China on August 26 as the Party chief's Special Envoy.
EC treasures cooperation with VN
The EC attaches importance to developing its friendship and cooperation with Vietnam.
VN prioritised in India’s Look East policy
The new Indian Government continues to regard VN as a pillar in its Look East policy.
WB praises VN’s response to climate change
The WB highly values the measures the country is taking to cope with climate change.
August CPI growth hits 9-year low
Vietnam's CPI this month increased by 0.22 percent over that of last month.
Party chief’s Special Envoy to visit China
Le Hong Anh, Special Envoy of Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong will visit China on Aug. 26-27.
Vietnam exports over 4.4 million tonnes of rice in 8 months
28/08/2014 | 10:23:00
Vietnam’s rice exports are estimated at more than 4.4 million tonnes in the first eight months of this year, bringing home 2.01 billion USD in revenues.

The figures represented year-on-year decreases of 9 percent and 5.3 percent in volume and value, respectively.
Politics
Vietnam-Malta diplomatic ties marked
The Vietnamese Embassy in Italy and Malta on August 28 held a ceremony in Valletta to mark the 40 th anniversary of the Vietnam-Malta diplomatic ties (January 14, 1974-2014)
World
ASEAN discuss hotline on marine disputes
ASEAN member states are discussing the establishment of a hotline for maritime disputes at a technical workshop held in Gadong, Brunei, from August 26-28.
Society
Vietnam helps build Laos’ functional rehabilitation centre
Construction of a Vietnam-funded orthopaedics and rehabilitation centre started on August 28 in Con village, Thu Lakhom district, the Lao province of Vientiane.
Business
Vietnam - second most listed location for business expansion in ASEAN
Vietnam is the second most listed location for business expansion in ASEAN, according to a survey results released on August 28 by the US Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore).
Sci-Tech
HCM City’s agricultural high-tech park to grow by 400ha
HCM City’s Agricultural High-Tech Park (AHTP) will expand by nearly 400ha by 2020, the park’s management board said during its 10th anniversary celebration on August 26.
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