Business

Pacific deal may add 30 percent to GDP

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is expected to add 30 percent to Vietnam's GDP over the next 10 years, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs said at a press briefing held in HCM City last week.
First containers of lychee go to the US on May 30 Business

First containers of lychee go to the US on May 30

The first containers of Vietnam’s lychee will undergo irradiation treatment and be shipped to the United States and Australia in a few days, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Forbes Vietnam hosts Under 30 Summit Society

Forbes Vietnam hosts Under 30 Summit

Around 800 people, including young entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, activists, professionals and students gathered at the Under 30 Summit themed “the Next Generation” in Ho Chi Minh City on May 12.
Politics

Vietnam’s April 30, 1975 victory remembered in Italy

The solidarity between the peoples of Italy and Vietnam was highlighted at a recent seminar held in Italy’s Genoa port city on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and the National Reunification of Vietnam.
Deputy PM greets Reunification Day guests Politics

Deputy PM greets Reunification Day guests

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for international guests attend a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day.
Laos military hails Vietnam’s 1975 victory Politics

Laos military hails Vietnam’s 1975 victory

The Lao Ministry of National Defence marked the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s Southern Liberation and National Reunification with a ceremony on April 30 in the country’s capital, Vientiane.
President reflects on historic 1975 victory Politics

President reflects on historic 1975 victory

President Truong Tan Sang attended a ceremony on April 29 in Long An province to mark the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30).