Economic restructuring outcomes remain modest: report
Economic restructuring outcomes so far remain modest and have yet to create favourable conditions to shift to a good growth model, according to the 2016 Vietnam economic report of the National Economics University.
Singaporean PM begins Vietnam visit
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his spouse began a four-day official visit to Vietnam from March 21 at the inivation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US’s TPP withdrawal
The US’s withdrawal from the TPP may make certain impacts on Vietnam’s short-term plans but will not affect the country’s long-term goals and integration direction.
Israeli President begins State visit to Vietnam
The President of Israel Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse began a State visit to Vietnam on March 19 afternoon at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.
Vietnamese, Israeli Presidents hold talks
President Tran Dai Quang and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Ruvi Rivlin expressed their determination to step up wide-ranging ties, especially in the fields of economy and science-technology.
Singaporean PM’s visit expected to strengthen strategic partnership
The upcoming visit of the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will be a chance for Vietnam and Singapore to discuss specific measures to deepen their strategic partnership.
President vows to back intellectual property system
The Vietnamese State will create all possible conditions for the system of intellectual property to grow and make maximal contributions to socio-economic development, affirmed President Tran Dai Quang.
President commends Commando Arm on 50th founding anniversary
President Tran Dai Quang hailed the Commando Arm’s efforts and achievements while addressing a ceremony in Hanoi on March 19 to mark the force’s 50th founding anniversary.
Sanguine man writes songs with feet
Despite being born with cerebral palsy which limits mobility, posture and communication, Vu QuocHùng, a 24 sanguine man has become a composer who can play musical instruments with his feet.
Vietnam willing to foster bilateral trade with RoK: PM says
Vietnam is ready to work with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to effectively implement the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), boosting their trade to 70 billion VND, even 100 billion USD, by 2020.
Singapore Prime Minister to visit Vietnam
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his spouse will pay an official visit to Vietnam from March 21-24.
Changes to institutions urged to improve rice value chain
Changes to management institutions are needed to improve the rice value chain and Vietnamese rice’s competitiveness, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on March 17.
Japan hoped to be Vietnam’s largest investor
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his hope that Japan will become the largest investor of Vietnam in the near future.
PM: Non-State capital critical to transport infrastructure projects
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and relevant ministries to remove all obstacles, including existing mechanisms and policies, to mobilise capital from all possible sources for transport infrastructure projects.
Vietnam, RoK further strategic cooperative partnership
Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with the Republic of Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Hanoi on March 20 to elevate the two countries’ strategic cooperative partnership to a new height.
Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius discussed measures to further promote defence cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Hanoi on March 17.
Vietnam, Russia foster oil, gas cooperation
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has called for stronger cooperation between Vietnam and Russia in energy, especially in oil and gas exploration and exploitation.
TPP member states commit to regional economic, trade integration
Member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) committed to seeking a new path to promote regional economic and trade integration during a high-level meeting in Vina del Mar city on March 15.
Israeli President wants to expand cooperation with Vietnam
Israel wants to expand cooperation with Vietnam in the fields of agriculture, outer space, and defense security, President Reuven Rivlin told Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during their meeting in Hanoi on March 20.
Vietnam moves to tap film-induced tourism
Vietnam, with gorgeous natural and cultural heritage sites, is willing to host foreign film productions after the fresh success of the "Kong: Skull Island” shot in Vietnam.