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Lao Prime Minister begins visit to Japan
04/03/2015 | 16:52:31
Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong arrived in Tokyo on March 4, beginning his four-day official visit to commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and expand bilateral political and economic relations.
Singapore remains world's most expensive city
Singapore retained its title as the world's most expensive city for the second consecutive year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Singapore continues to lead Asia in overseas property investment
Singaporean investors led the region in overseas real estate investments in 2014 with 11.9 billion USD worth of properties, surpassing its 9.4 billion USD in 2013, according to a report released by property serevices firm CBRE.
Singapore becomes world's most expensive city
04/03/2014 | 21:20:40
Singapore has replaced Tokyo as the world’s most expensive city in this year’s Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) rankings.
Senate candidate registration begins in troubled Thailand
04/03/2014 | 21:17:54
Candidates in Thailand on March 4 began registering for a Senate election to take place on March 30. The registration of candidates vying for 77 seats in the 150-seat Senate will continue until March 8. The other 73 seats are appointed.
Cambodian PM: No tolerance for ‘illegal protests’
04/03/2014 | 21:00:18
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 4 declared that the government will no longer tolerate illegal strikes or demonstrations led by the opposition party and its aligned trade unions.
WB calls Philippines to remove rice import quotas
03/03/2014 | 21:22:35
An economist of the World Bank has urged the Philippine Government to remove the quantitative restriction (QR) on rice imports to control food price and reduce poverty in the country.
India enters Indonesian entertainment market
03/03/2014 | 19:58:49
Zee Entertainment Enterprise Limited (ZEEL), India’s leading media group, has made inroads into the Indonesian market with the launch of the pay-TV Zee Bioskop Channel, which focuses on showing Indian Bollywood blockbuster movies.
Vietnamese prose’s integration spotlighted at seminar
A seminar themed “Vietnamese prose – Integration and Development” was held in Hanoi on March 3.
Vietnam, UK boost cooperation relations
UK Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlighted opportunities for cooperation.
PM presides over monthly government meeting
Improving business climate and national competitive edge is an urgent and key task.
Agro-forestry-fishery exports valued at 1.78 bln USD in February
The revenue fell 1.9 percent from last year's same period.
Festival marks nation’s legendary mother
Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co.
Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory celebrated
A festival was held in Hanoi on Feb 23 to mark the 226th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory.
Vietnam rings in New Year with firework, music
Millions of people across Vietnam took to the streets in jubilant celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
President extends New Year greetings
President Truong Tan Sang extended his best wishes to all Vietnamese people on the eve of Lunar New Year.
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