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President Truong Tan Sang greets Japanese entrepreneurs
President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception for Yoichi Kobayashi, Chairman of the Japan-Mekong Business Cooperation Committee, in Hanoi on October 31.

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
Agricultural restructuring heavily debated during NA sessions
Agricultural restructuring was one of the most hotly discussed topics during the plenary sessions on October 30-31 of the ongoing eighth session of the National Assembly.
World
Myanmar Presidents holds meeting with political leaders
Myanmar President U Thein Sein invited political and military leaders to an unprecedented meeting in capital Nay Pyidaw on October 31, a year ahead of the 2015 general election.
Society
Flag pole inaugurated in island off Binh Dinh province
A 22.66m flagpole was inaugurated in Cu Lao Xanh Island, in Nhon Chau commune, Quy Nhon city, central Binh Dinh province, followed by a flag raising ceremony on October 31.
Business
Vietnam, Russia prioritise aquaculture development affiliation
The Vietnam-Russia Joint Committee for Fisheries convened the 5th session in Hanoi on October 31, agreeing to give priority to cooperation in aquaculture development.
Culture-Sport
Photo exhibition spotlights Vietnamese heritages
As many as 100 photographs, which were selected from the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2014, are being displayed at an exhibition in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa.
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
USAID keen to include private sector in HIV-related market
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a programme to stimulate a market for HIV-related goods and services with the involvement of the private sector in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31.
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