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PM bids adieu to outgoing German ambassador
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has expressed his hope that outgoing German Ambassador Jutta Frasch, will continue doing his part for Vietnam –Germany ties in any future position.

FDI down 8 percent this year to 8.8 billion USD
Vietnam has attracted 8.8 billion USD in foreign direct investment in the year-to-date, an 8 percent fall year-on-year.
Nation remembers war martyrs and invalids
A solemn memorial service for fallen soldiers was held in central Quang Tri province.
Seven-month CPI pace slowest in a decade
Vietnam’s July CPI was at 10-year low, gaining only 0.68 percent from the end of 2014.
Joint statement of Vietnam-Thailand cabinet meeting
A joint statement of the third Vietnam-Thailand joint cabinet retreat was signed on July 23.
HCM City leaders visit US to strengthen ties
A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City has concluded a US visit to the US to bolster cooperation.
Prime Minister talks with Lao counterpart
The two leaders agreed on measures to boost bilateral cooperation during their talks.
Deputy PM holds talks with Chinese Vice Premier
Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on July 16.
Banking system has optimistic outlook for 2015
Domestic and foreign credit institutions in Vietnam continue to see a bright business outlook.
Looking back on 20 years of Vietnam – ASEAN relations
03/08/2015 | 10:59:24
The date July 28, 1995 marked an important integration milestone for Vietnam and went down in the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the S-shaped country officially became the seventh member of the regional organisation that is now considered one of the world’s most dynamic groups. In the 20 years since, Vietnam has spared no efforts in joining other members to build and develop a “common ASEAN house”, and contributed greatly to its development policies, cooperation directions and major decisions.
Politics
Vietnam attends AMM 48-related meetings
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung attended the ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Meeting (SOM ASEAN+3) and the East Asia Summit Senior Officials Meeting (SOM EAS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 3.
World
Malaysia: newly-found debris belongs to Boeing 777
A piece of wreckage recently found in the French Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean was identified as part of a Boeing 777, the same type of plane as Malaysia Airlines’s missing MH370 flight, a Malaysian official said on August 2.
Society
Schools, firms work to make grads employable
Universities where curriculum development is done in collaboration with enterprises show a jump in employability, Siep Littooij of the International Projects Desk at the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Business
Vietnam Airlines – 20 years on the wing
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year (1995-2015), a major milestone in its journey to be a prominent airline both regionally and globally.
Culture-Sport
Phu Tho moves to preserve Xoan singing
The northeast province of Phu Tho is undertaking all necessary actions to preserve and revive Xoan singing, according to Ha Ke San, Vice-Chairman of the People's Committee of the northern province of Phu Tho.
Sci-Tech
South Africa seeks sci-tech links with Vietnam
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has met with South African Minister of Science and Technology Grace Nadeli Mandisa Pandor, who expressed interest in strengthening scientific and technological cooperation with Vietnam.
Health
Health Ministry lacks cash for satellite hospitals
A Ministry of Health’s plan to build additional satellite hospitals across the nation and upgrade existing ones lacks money and qualified personnel, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.
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