RoK officials, scholars highlight Vietnam’s role in New Southern Policy Politics

RoK officials, scholars highlight Vietnam’s role in New Southern Policy

People from all walks of life in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have spoken highly of Vietnam and its role in the RoK’s New Southern Policy that was introduced by the government of President Moon Jae-in in 2017 to reduce the country’s heavy reliance on the US, China, Japan and the European Union (EU).
Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region World

Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region

Japanese-based Dai-ichi Life Insurance company has channeled 5.4 billion JPY (50 million USD) into infrastructure development projects in the Mekong region, including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting World

Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar co-chaired the 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 1 within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52).
Exchange rate to be stable in 2019 Business

Exchange rate to be stable in 2019

The Vietnamese Dong would remain stable against the US dollar in the near future, supported by the country’s robust foreign direct investment (FDI), a healthy current account surplus, and by the central bank’s active intervention, experts forecast.
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
Water risk report for garment industry launched Environment

Water risk report for garment industry launched

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched a water risk report for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry and a tool for assessing water risks in the Mekong region in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.