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Synchronous measures needed to boost business growth: PM
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged ministries and localities to implement synchronous support measures to remove difficulties for businesses, especially small and medium-sized ones, and boost their growth.

Fireworks over Red River on Lunar New Year’s Eve
Fireworks will light up the sky over the Red River in Hanoi on the Lunar New Year’s Eve.
January FDI surges on manufacturing growth
Total FDI in VN surged 67.1 percent to 664 million USD in Jan.
Party’s 85-year glorious journey
The establishment of the CPV 85 years ago is an important milestone in the fate of the nation of Vietnam.
Party establishment – historical turning-point
The birth of the CPV on Feb. 3, 1930 was a significant turning-point in the history of VN's revolution.
Deputy PM at WEF 2015
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh attended several key sessions during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
VN, US hold 7th political, defence dialogue
The 7th VN-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue took place in Hanoi on January 22-23.
Vatican Cardinal visits Vietnam
Vatican Cardinal Fernando Filoni's visit is hoped to help him understand more about VN's religious policies.
VN, Uruguay top legislators hold talks
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held talks with his Uruguayan counterpart Anibal Pereyra in Hanoi on Jan. 19.
Top legislator calls for solidarity, renovation, sustainable development
29/01/2015 | 17:06:00
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has called upon the Vietnamese Party, people and army to unite and fulfil the set 2015 tasks to generate rapid and sustainable development.

The top legislator said the Vietnamese economy saw a recovery over the past year but it was unstable due to complicated issues in the region and around the world. 
Politics
Vietnam, Philippines discuss strategic partnership establishment
Vietnam and the Philippines began discussions on the establishment of a Strategic Partnership during the January 29-30 visit to the Philippines by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
World
Philippines: Economy grows 6.1 percent in 2014
The Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) hit 6.9 percent during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to 6.3 percent in the same period of 2013, according to official statistics announced on January 29.
Society
Funeral for military personnel killed in helicopter crash
A funeral for four military personnel who were killed in the January 28 helicopter crash during a training exercise was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 30.
Business
Vietnam’s achievements highlighted at dialogue in France
Vietnam has made remarkable achievements in its socio-economic development, elevating the country’s position in the international arena after 30 years of “Doi Moi” (Reform) buoyed by the Party’s judicious policies.
Sci-Tech
Workshop on parliamentary cooperation in cyber war prevention
Vietnam applauds the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132)’s intention of adopting a resolution on cyber warfare – a serious threat to world peace and security, said National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son.
Health
Whooping cough epidemic unlikely
An outbreak of whooping cough has been deemed unlikely due to the high vaccination rate, according to the Ministry of Health’s response to recent recorded cases in Hanoi recently.
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