ADB supports Lao Cai’s search for investment Business

ADB supports Lao Cai’s search for investment

Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam Tomoyuki Kimura pledged to support Lao Cai province’s efforts to seek investment opportunities for its development during his working visit to the northern mountainous province from September 28-30.
Business

Mekong cooperation sees great advantages

The Mekong River cooperation has seen many favourable factors in the 2011-2012 period, according to a conference held by the Vietnam National Mekong Committee (VNMC) in Ho Chi Minh City on April 27.
Environment

Biodiversity corridor to benefit central provinces

The Vietnam Environment Administration on Jan. 12 officially launched the largest ever biodiversity conservation project, aiming to establish a biodiversity corridor in three central provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
World

Greater Mekong Subregion Summit opens

The Fourth Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit opened in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on Dec. 20 with the participation of the leaders of the six GMS countries.
Mekong countries act for green economy Environment

Mekong countries act for green economy

Representatives from Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on Dec. 1 to discuss measures to realise the goal of building a more prosperous and equitable region through development of a green economy.
VN reaffirms support for GMS cooperation Politics

VN reaffirms support for GMS cooperation

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reiterated Vietnam’s strong support for Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) cooperation while attending the 4 th GMS Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar , on December 19-20.
Vietnam actively contributes to building ASEAN Community Politics

Vietnam actively contributes to building ASEAN Community

With the motto of proactiveness, activeness and responsibility, the Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made great contributions to the success of the 18 th ASEAN Summit, which was held in Jakarta , Indonesia from May 7-8.
Business

Expo promotes regional tourism

A three-day annual International Travel Expo aimed at boosting 3CODE (Three Countries One Destination) tourism programme covering Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia opened in HCM City on Sept. 30.
Business

Vietnam, Guangxi sign 54 cooperation projects

As many as 54 trade, investment and credit cooperation projects with a total value of 1.9 billion USD were signed during an economic-trade forum between Vietnam and China’s Guangxi province in Hanoi on September 11.
Society

Work to start on VN section of transnational road

Construction of the 220km Vietnamese segment of a transnational highway linking the greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will begin in the second quarter of the year, says Duong Tuan Minh, general director of the My Thuan Project Management Unit.
World

Cambodia, Thailand sign traffic deal

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed a deal on traffic, allowing the daily exchange of trucks crossing their borders, in an effort to boost trade and tourism links between the two countries.