Business

Australian bank seeks 20 percent stake in VIB

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will seek approval to increase its stake in Vietnam International Bank (VIB) to 20 percent, according to a CBA statement quoted by Dow Jones on Sept. 14.
Society

Tourism forum focuses on sustainable development

The East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum (EATOF) wrapped up in Ha Long city, the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on September 16, affirming its commitment to sustainable development in the region.
Society

Sustainable tourism development discussed

Delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea (RoK), the Philippines, Mongolia and Vietnam discussed sustainable tourism development at a workshop in Ha Long city of the northern coastal Quang Ninh province on Sept. 14.
Culture - Sports

Matchplay tournament a first for Vietnam

The fourth annual Mercedes-Benz Masters Vietnam will take place from September 30 to October 2 at the Song Be Golf Resort in Binh Duong province in the form of matchplay for the first-ever in the country.
Society

Experts talk infectious disease prevention

Over 100 experts from the US, Japan, Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines convened in Hanoi on September 9 to discuss experiences in combating infectious diseases spread by virus from insects and animals in the Southeast Asian region.
Da Nang hosts series of AEM consultations Business

Da Nang hosts series of AEM consultations

A series of consultations took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on August 26 within the framework of the 42nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-42), the fourth ASEAN Economic Council Meeting and related meetings.
Business

ASEAN aims to narrow development gap

Boosting internal cooperation and expanding cooperation with developed partners around the world have been defined as the prime solutions that ASEAN should take to narrow the widening development gap among its members.

“An increasingly widening development gap is posed as the top impediment to ASEAN’s future growth,” Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said, addressing the 42nd ASEAN Economic Ministerial Meeting and Related Meetings in Da Nang city on August 25.
Vietnam hosts ASEM forum on climate change Environment

Vietnam hosts ASEM forum on climate change

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) International Forum on Climate Change opened in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on September 6, aiming at strengthening international cooperation in response to climate change.