Business

“Meet Vietnam” programme to be held in US

A programme entitled “Meet Vietnam” will take place in San Francisco , California , the US from November 15-16 as part of activities to promote Vietnam’s external economic activities and educational cooperation as well as the image of the country in the US.
External activities asked to serve national renewal Politics

External activities asked to serve national renewal

The external affairs sector in the coming time will still focus on its prime task of maintaining peaceful and stable environment and creating favourable international conditions for the national renewal, industrialisation, and modernisation, the Party chief has said.
Politics

Vietnam, Germany sign new MoU

Vietnam and Germany on Oct. 23 signed a Memorandum of Understanding on methods to support the organisation of a “German Year in Vietnam” and a “Vietnam Year in Germany” in 2010.
Business

Vietnam - a potential market for Chile

Vietnam, with its strong economic growth and large population, is a potential market for Chile, President of the Federation of Chilean Industry (SOFOFA) Andres Concha told the press on Oct. 5.
Business

Passport time down from five days to 15 minutes

The time taken to complete passports procedures will be cut from five days to 15 minutes, according to Truong Xuan Thanh, deputy director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Business

Vietnam increases exports to Chile

Vietnam exported over 96.6 million USD worth of goods to Chile in the first seven months of the year, representing a year-on-year increase of nearly 140.3 percent.
Society

UNDP raises capacity of female Vietnamese officials

Ten women from Vietnam ’s public sector have been awarded scholarships and research grants by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Cambridge Overseas Trust foundation to undertake postgraduate training at Cambridge University in England.
Politics

Expatriates unite into driving force

Vietnamese entrepreneurs living overseas gathered in Hanoi on August 10 to set up a special association, which Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem applauded as “an important resource for the nation”.