Business

Garment makers secure more export contracts

A number of Vietnamese garment and textile enterprises have won contracts to export their products till the end of October this year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas).
Business

Lilama seeks opportunities in Middle East

The Vietnam Machinery Erection Corporation (Lilama) has cooperated with its foreign partners to set up an oil refinery plant construction and installation company in Arab Saudi in an effort to expand its presence in the Middle East.
Survey shows upturn in VN’s business confidence Business

Survey shows upturn in VN’s business confidence

Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) scored a confidence level of 150 points, a rise of 19 points over six months ago and the highest in Asia, according to the latest HSBC emerging market SME business confidence monitor.
ASEAN

‘Nippon’ funds safety upgrade for Malacca Straits

Japan's Nippon Foundation has pledged 2.5 million USD to the Aids to Navigation Fund for this year to which will enhance the safety and security of navigation, and the protection of the marine environment in the busy Malacca and Singapore straits.
Politics

Vietnam hails positive developments in Lebanon

Vietnam hails positive developments over the past three months in Lebanon , while remains concerned about a number of unresolved issues that hinder an agreement on a permanent ceasefire between the two parties.
Politics

Vietnam supports peaceful solution to Middle East situation

Vietnam welcomes the support by concerned parties for a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East region, based on the vision of two independent States , Israel and Palestine , living side by side in peace within secure and recognised borders.
World

Thai PM to visit Singapore next week

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will pay a one-day official visit to Singapore on June 22, according to acting government spokesman Panithan Wattanayakorn.
World

Two Koreas reach World Cup finals for first time

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) won an automatic berth in the 2010 World Cup finals on June 18 by finishing second in its regional group after the final qualifier, Yonhap news agency reported.
Politics

VN backs UN’s continued mandate in Golan Heights

Vietnam has voiced support for the extension of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)’s mandate in the Golan Heights for another six months as proposed by the Secretary General and agreed by the concerned parties.