New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come World

New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come

Vietnam has started to emerge as the latest Asian nation with a strengthening position in the region, and a future high potential for economic growth, wrote Murat Ungor, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Otago in his article run by New Zealand’s website asiamediacentre.org.nz on January 18.
Foreign Ministry hails press agencies' contributions Society

Foreign Ministry hails press agencies' contributions

The Foreign Ministry held an annual meeting with the press at the Government Guesthouse in Hanoi on January 19, praising press agencies and reporters nationwide for their contributions to achievements made by the diplomatic sector in the past year.
Vietnam pledges to support Brunei’s ASEAN Chair Politics

Vietnam pledges to support Brunei’s ASEAN Chair

Vietnam will support and work closely with Brunei as Chair of ASEAN in 2021 so as to successfully realise set targets and initiatives, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said when talking on the phone with Brunei Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof on January 19.
Only one new COVID-19 case found on January 19 Health

Only one new COVID-19 case found on January 19

Only one new COVID-19 case, a man returning from the US, was detected in the past 24 hours to 6pm on January 19, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam – one of fastest growing economies: WB Business

Vietnam – one of fastest growing economies: WB

Vietnam's growth accelerated to 4.5 percent in the last quarter of 2020, resulting in an annual growth rate of 2.9 percent - making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to the World Bank (WB).
New stock trading system from RoK to be tested after Tet Business

New stock trading system from RoK to be tested after Tet

A trial run of a stock trading system from the Republic of Korea with securities companies will be conducted after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, Tran Van Dung, Chairman of the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC), told a press conference on January 19.
13th National Party Congress: impressions and belief Politics

13th National Party Congress: impressions and belief

Foreign diplomats in Vietnam have provided opinions on Vietnam’s achievements during its period of “Doi moi” (renewal), most notably its economic development, containment of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the forward momentum of the country. ​
Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub Business

Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub

Hanoi will carry out an array of industry and trade development measures with a view to building Hanoi into an international trade hub in the region and the country, as well as concretising the resolution adopted at the municipal Party Organisation's 17th congress.
Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed Business

Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year World

Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year

Thailand’s rice exports are expected to recover slightly from an estimated 5.8 million tonnes in 2020, which was the lowest in 20 years due to weak global purchasing power caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a container shortage and the strong baht.
Vietnam targets to send 90,000 labourers abroad in 2021 Society

Vietnam targets to send 90,000 labourers abroad in 2021

Vietnam hopes to send 90,000 guest workers abroad in 2021, targeting markets that secure high and stable incomes, according to the Overseas Labour Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.