Politics

CLV joint statement reiterates cooperation commitment

The eighth Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Summit in the Lao capital city Vientiane issued a joint statement on November 25, reiterating their commitment to further deepening the comprehensive cooperation among the three countries on the basis of their traditional friendship, solidarity, cooperation and good neighbourliness.
ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure Business

ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese Government on November 25 signed a 50 million USD loan agreement to upgrade the country’s tourism infrastructure, boost tourist spending, and create more jobs for poor and ethnic minority communities.
Work agencies get thumbs up Business

Work agencies get thumbs up

Twenty-three percent of Vietnamese recruitment agencies sending workers abroad were rated as "A1" or "top excellent" in an official ranking published on September 11.
GMS economic corridors forum meets in Hanoi Politics

GMS economic corridors forum meets in Hanoi

The 6th Greater Mekong Sub-region Economic Corridors Forum was held in Hanoi on August 8 to review regional countries’ achievements over the past years and cross-border traffic and trade initiatives.
Society

Vietnam seeks to protect migrant worker’s rights

A crowd of domestic and foreign journalists, experts and managers have gathered at a seminar in the central province of Quang Binh to draw measures to protect the rights and legitimate interests of migrant labourers.
Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia seek to boost cooperation

The 13th meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee for Economic, Cultural, Scientific and Technological Cooperation will provide an important foundation for the two countries to bring their long-standing cooperation to a new height.
Politics

Greetings extended to Myanmar on Independence Day

President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on January 3 conveyed greetings to President of Myanmar Thein Sein on the occasion of the 66th anniversary of his country’s Independence Day (January 4, 1948-2014).
Travel

Greater Mekong Sub-region nations work on tourism

The number of tourists to the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) has been on the rise for some time, bringing sizable economic and social benefits, and proving the tourism sector’s important role in the area’s socio-economic development.