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Van Don Economic Zone needs 358.2 million USD for infrastructure

Business

Van Don Economic Zone needs 358.2 million USD for infrastructure

The People’s Committee of northeastern Quang Ninh Province has released a plan to implement Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s conclusion on the development of Van Don Economic Zone (EZ) that would require more than 8.35 trillion VND (358.2 million USD) to expand its infrastructure by 2030.

Vietnam pursues multilateralism, consensus at UNSC: Deputy PM

Politics

Vietnam pursues multilateralism, consensus at UNSC: Deputy PM

Vietnam’s highest priority during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 would be promoting multilateralism and compliance with international law in addressing global challenges regarding peace and security, said a senior official.

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Business

Vietnamese SMEs shown how to enter global supply chains

Vietnam is among the top countries attracting foreign direct investment in the Asia-Pacific region, but the rate of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) participating in the value chains of foreign-invested companies is rather low, according to the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City (ITPC).

Vietnam attached to peace: Senegal Ambassador

Politics

Vietnam attached to peace: Senegal Ambassador

Vietnam’s current position in the region shows that the countries is attached to peace and it is not by chance that Vietnam is selected and supported by countries in the region as the only candidate for election to the United Nations Security Council this time, according to a high-ranking Senegal diplomat.

Vietnam, EU seek to expand defence cooperation

Politics

Vietnam, EU seek to expand defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh led a delegation of Vietnamese defence officers to attend a meeting of EU Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) in Brussels from May 19-22 at the invitation of Chairman of the EU Military Committee, General Claudio Graziano.