Lao leaders hail visit of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Party and State leaders of Laos have welcomed the on-going visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc saying that it will significantly contribute to the growth of the Vietnam-Laos ties.
RadioAsia Conference 2017 kicks off in Bangkok
A delegation of national radio broadcaster Voice of Vietnam is representing the country at the RadioAsia Conference 2017 that opened in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 26.
State President meets HCM City voters
President Tran Dai Quang on April 26 met with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3 and 4 to listen to their opinions, mostly in issues on the environment, the settlement of complaints related to land use, solutions to traffic congestion, and education quality improvement.
Vinalines seeks strategic investors in Singapore
The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) held a workshop in Singapore on April 26 to introduce its development orientations to seek strategic investors.
Vietnamese, Lao Prime Ministers agree to lift ties
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith have agreed to give the top priority to nurturing the bilateral traditional friendship and special solidarity.
Vietnamese, Lao provinces intensify crackdown on drug crimes
Police of Vietnam and Laos held a conference on April 26 to review a plan on fighting drug crimes along the border section between Vietnam’s Son La province and Laos’s Houaphan province.
Vietnam, Laos launch year of solidarity, friendship
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith launched the Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017 at a ceremony in Vientiane on April 26.
Indonesia targets to produce 1.2 million tonnes of sugar in 2017
Indonesia’s government sets the target of sugar production for 2017 at 1.2 million tonnes, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said.
“Vietnam Pieta” statue unveiled on Jeju Island
A bronze statue named “Vietnam Pieta” was unveiled at the St. Francis Peace Centre on Jeju Island, the Republic of Korea, on April 26 as a sincere apology to Vietnamese people for what Korean soldiers did during wartime.
Minister asks for Facebook’s cooperation to stop bad content
Facebook has been asked to increase cooperation with Vietnam to block and remove bad content and fake news in this social network.
Logo design contest aims to promote Vietnamese rice trademark
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on April 26 launched a logo design contest for Vietnamese rice trademark, aiming to promote the national rice reputation.
Deputy Prime Minister makes official visit to UK
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has paid an official visit to the UK from April 24-26, during which he discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral cooperation with UK officials and business leaders.
Businesses advised to increase transparency to prevent corruption
Compliance with international standards, including those on transparency, has become more urgent for Vietnamese enterprises when they are expanding operation at the global scale, according to Executive Director of Towards Transparency (TI) Nguyen Thi Kieu Vien.
Myanmar’s national political dialogue concludes
Outcome of Myanmar’s three-day political dialogue at national level which has ended in Taunggyi, southern Shan state will be submitted to the second meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference, scheduled for May 24.
Tra Vinh set to work harder to lure investors
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh will apply comprehensive measures to attract more investors, including increasing the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) and creating a smooth and favourable business environment.
PM okays plan for preservation of Hung Kings temple relic site
The Prime Minister has recently approved a plan on preserving and promoting the value of the Hung Kings temple relic site in the northern province of Phu Tho by 2025.
Vietnam Manufacturing Expo 2017 opens
The Vietnam Manufacturing Expo kicked off in Hanoi on April 26, displaying latest technologies of 200 leading brands from 20 countries, including Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Thailand.
Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports hit 10.8 billion USD
The export value of agro-forestry-aquatic products reached 10.8 billion USD in the first four months of 2017, a year-on-year surge of 9.1 percent.