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Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport

Society

Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport

Representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Vietnam’s Ministry of National Defence and Air Defense - Air Force signed a deal on August 9 to hand over 12.7 hectares of land, which had been cleaned up from dioxin contamination at Da Nang airport, to the Ministry of Transport for management.

PM urges action on excessive business rules

Business

PM urges action on excessive business rules

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded that all corresponding government departments, agencies and institutions to adjust policies as part of an “action-minded” government, to unburden Vietnamese firms of unnecessary business regulations, namely redundant business permits and categorisation.

Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam NA committees strengthen cooperation

Politics

Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam NA committees strengthen cooperation

The Committees for Foreign Affairs of the National Assemblies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) have pledged to strengthen coordination to increase the role of the legislatures in implementing agreements and development initiatives signed by the three countries’ governments based on the trilateral traditional friendship and cooperation.

VN-Index sets new nine-year high

Business

VN-Index sets new nine-year high

Shares continued to climb on August 1 on the two stock exchanges, backed by strong gains of oil stocks after global oil prices recorded the strongest month of the year.