Indonesia, Singapore bolster trade, economic cooperation
Singaporean Minister of Trade and Industry Iswaran is visiting Indonesia from April 24-26 to enhance bilateral economic cooperation and seek more business opportunities for Singaporean firms, especially small and medium ones.
Prime Minister greets Japanese, RoK guests
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Hanoi on April 20 Nakamura Norimichi, Governor of Nagasaki prefecture, who is visiting Vietnam with a business delegation.
Indonesia: Muslim candidate takes lead in Jakarta’s governor run
Indonesia’s former minister of education and culture Anies Baswedan is taking the lead over the current governor of Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama in the second round of the Jakarta governor election.
Indonesia: Jakarta people head to election for new governor
People in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta headed to polls to elect their new governor in the second round on April 19.
Indonesia deploys over 60,000 security personnel for election
Indonesia will deploy about 61,000 security personnel during the gubernatorial polls in the country's capital of Jakarta on April 19, National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian said on April 18.
State Bank works to maintain stable interest rates
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will work to maintain interest rate stability, enabling firms to access credit for their production and business, SBV Governor Le Minh Hung has said.
Ho Chi Minh City Days held in Osaka
The Ho Chi Minh City Days in Osaka 2017 began in the Japanese port city on April 13, with the attendance of a delegation from HCM City led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang
Vietnamese, Japanese localities seek stronger economic links
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang has suggested enterprises from Japan’s Hyogo prefecture expand investment and enhance partnerships with the Vietnamese locality.
HCM City, Japan’s Aichi prefecture boost cooperation
Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang hoped that Japan’s Aichi prefecture will work with Ho Chi Minh City, where the investment climate has improved and young labour is abundant, to develop the support industry.
Ho Chi Minh City delegation congratulates Lao New Year festival
Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung extended her wishes to Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on the occasion of the Lao traditional New Year festival.
HCM City expands cooperation with Japanese prefecture
Ho Chi Minh City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan’s Nagano prefecture to forge cooperation in industrial production, tourism, agriculture and human resources development, according to Sai Gon Giai phong newspaper.
Vietnam boosts cooperation with Japanese prefectures
Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen QuocCuong has visited Kagawa and Tokushima prefectures in Shikoku region to beef up relations between Vietnam and these localities.
21 Vietnamese banks gather to discuss interest rates
Representatives from 21 commercial banks have gathered in Hanoi to discuss the interest rate, affirming that, so far, they are feeling no pressure on the issue.
Entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese held in US
A global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese (VietChallenge) took place recently with the final round held in Boston city, the US state of Massachusetts, on April 1.
Embassy works to foster Vietnam’s economic links with China’s Hebei
Vietnamese Ambassador to China Dang Minh Khoi made a working trip to Hebei province to promote economic, trade, investment, and tourism partnerships between Vietnamese localities and Hebei.
SBV allays concerns over brief deposit rate hikes
The fluctuations in deposit rates at the beginning of March were an anomaly and things have returned to normal now, says Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Vietinbank celebrates five years in Laos
VietinBank Laos, an affiliate of the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), marked its five-year operation in Laos at an event on March 31.
Vietnam’s role in OIF highlighted at Montpellier conference
Scholars and experts on French language and culture have affirmed Vietnam’s increasingly important role in the French-speaking community and the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF).