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Prime Minister meets Indonesian business leaders

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Prime Minister meets Indonesian business leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged to create the best possible conditions for foreign investors, including those from Indonesia, during his meetings with leaders of Ciputra Group and PT Nikko Sekuritas Indonesia in Bali, Indonesia, on October 12. ​

Tightened monetary policy forecast for Q4 2018

Business

Tightened monetary policy forecast for Q4 2018

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will likely continue its tightened monetary policy in the remaining months of the year after its decision to strictly control lending to high risk sectors in the third quarter didn’t adversely affect the country’s economic growth, according to experts.

Quang Ninh: Breakthroughs to drive infrastructure development

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Quang Ninh: Breakthroughs to drive infrastructure development

Playing an important role in the Hanoi-Hai Phong-Quang Ninh economic triangle and serving as a gateway for trade between Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has been making several breakthroughs to develop local transport infrastructure and meet the burgeoning economic growth.

European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

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European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP)'s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU).

Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks in Tokyo

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Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks in Tokyo

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe had talks in Tokyo on October 10, reaching consensus on various measures to bring the countries’ extensive strategic partnership to a new stage of more comprehensive and substantive development.

Vietnam, Israel step up defence cooperation

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Vietnam, Israel step up defence cooperation

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich on October 8 hosted a reception for a delegation from the Israeli Defence Ministry led by director general of the ministry Udi Adam, who came to attend the first Vietnam-Israel defence policy dialogue.

Housing transactions to see strongest growth in Q4

Business

Housing transactions to see strongest growth in Q4

Vietnam’s real estate market in the final quarter of 2018 is likely to see the strongest growth of the year in housing transactions, even higher than that of the same period last year, according to Nguyen Van Dinh, Vice President of the Vietnam Association of Realtors (VARs).

PM sets off for attendance at ASEM 12, P4G, visits to European nations

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PM sets off for attendance at ASEM 12, P4G, visits to European nations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam left Hanoi on October 14 morning for Vienna, Austria, to attend the 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM 12) and the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 Summit (P4G) and pay officials visits to Austria, Belgium, Demark and a working visit to the European Union (EU).