Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker Politics

Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested lifting two-way trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to 100 billion USD from 68 billion USD in 2019.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
PetroVietnam subsidiaries brace for Storm Molave Environment

PetroVietnam subsidiaries brace for Storm Molave

As Storm Molave, the most powerful in 20 years, is fast approaching Vietnam, subsidiaries of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam or PVN) which are located in areas vulnerable to the storm, have proactively taken measures to protect oil and gas projects and assist local communities when necessary.
Laos reopens local border gates to facilitate business ASEAN

Laos reopens local border gates to facilitate business

The Lao Government is temporarily reopening some local and customary border crossings in a bid to revive the economy and minimise the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the English-language newspaper of Laos, Vientiane Times, reported on October 26.
Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4 Society

Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4

Business and production activities are expected to pick up in the last three months of a year, thus helping with the recovery of the labour market from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the unemployment rate is likely to drop and labourers’ income is expected to rise in the last quarter of this year, experts said.