NA Chairman busy in Switzerland Politics

NA Chairman busy in Switzerland

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung met President of the Swiss State Council (Upper House) Hannes Germann and attended a parliamentary plenary session on March 19 as part of his current visit to Switzerland.
NA Vice Chairman seeks warmer ties with Norway Politics

NA Vice Chairman seeks warmer ties with Norway

Senior Norwegian officials have made clear their intention to facilitate trade and investment between Vietnam and European nations, in addition to pursuing bilateral partnerships in line with environmental protection as part of their response to climate change.
Vietnam’s diplomacy reaches new heights Politics

Vietnam’s diplomacy reaches new heights

Over the past 67 years, Vietnam’s diplomacy has always accompanied the country’s effort for progress and has significantly contributed to an array of glorious achievements.
Spokesman: EFTA recognition marks great progress Politics

Spokesman: EFTA recognition marks great progress

The launch of negotiations on a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the EFTA’s recognition of Vietnam as a market economy is an important step forward for bilateral ties in the future, especially in economics and trade.
Business

European free trade deal lifts bilateral trade

The negotiations and signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are a foundation for enhancing bilateral trade ties, said a seminar in the central coastal city of Nha Trang on Sept. 23.
Politics

Switzerland welcomes President Triet’s first visit

Federal President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard welcomed President Nguyen Minh Triet’s first visit to her country at a time when the two countries’ ties are growing well and the 40 th anniversary of diplomatic ties is approaching.
State leader seeks support for more Swiss ODA Politics

State leader seeks support for more Swiss ODA

State President Nguyen Minh Triet has called on the Swiss Parliament to support the Swiss Government’s continued provision of ODA for Vietnam and the implementation of the agreements reached during his current visit.
Business

Vietnam, EFTA begin free trade feasibility study

Vietnam and four members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) launched a feasibility study on a free trade agreement in Geneva on May 19, coinciding with the official visit to Switzerland by President Nguyen Minh Triet.
World

RoK, India to sign free trade deal

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and India will sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on Aug. 7 after three years of negotiations, according to the RoK Foreign Ministry.