Deputy PM receives Icelandic foreign minister Politics

Deputy PM receives Icelandic foreign minister

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry and Iceland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade should work together to boost engagements between their countries’ ministries, localities and businesses.
Vietnam, Iceland seek more extensive cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Iceland seek more extensive cooperation

President Truong Tan Sang and his Icelandic counterpart Olafur Ragnar Grimsson shared the wish for stronger economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries during their talks in H
Deputy PM holds talks with Swiss Vice President Politics

Deputy PM holds talks with Swiss Vice President

Swiss Vice President and head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research Johann Niklaus Schneider-Ammann affirmed that Switzerland considers Vietnam an important partner.
Politics

PM directs int’l integration promotion

The Prime Minister has asked the Interdisciplinary Steering Committee for international integration in politics, security, defence, economics, socio-culture, science-technology and education-training to improve the quality of its consultancy on policymaking so as to make international integration an effective means of promoting sustainable development and safeguarding national sovereignty and security.
Deputy PM greets Swiss foreign affairs head Politics

Deputy PM greets Swiss foreign affairs head

The visit of the head of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs to Vietnam will serve as momentum to lift bilateral relations to a new height, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said on June 2.
Business

E-commerce critical for global integration: expert

Vietnamese companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, need to use e-commerce more to strengthen their competitiveness in foreign trade, Le Dang Doanh, an economist and former member of the Government Advisory Council, has said.
Business

Exports rise 13.6 percent

Vietnam’s export sector has so far this year earned about 150 billion USD, up 13.6 percent against the previous year, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.
European countries hope for tightened ties with ASEAN World

European countries hope for tightened ties with ASEAN

Croatian, Slovak, Bulgarian, and Swiss Ambassadors to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) presented credentials to ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh on December 2, affirming their Governments’ commitments to closer ties with the bloc.
Norway workshop introduces Vietnamese business environment Business

Norway workshop introduces Vietnamese business environment

More opportunities for business cooperation are emerging for Vietnamese and Norwegian businesses, especially once the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association, which comprises Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, is signed, a workshop heard on October 15.
Norway to provide more ODA for Vietnam Business

Norway to provide more ODA for Vietnam

Norway has pledged to continue to provide Vietnam with official development assistance, especially in the fields of climate change response, forest protection, natural disaster prevention and education-training.