Business

VN, Netherlands deepen environmental cooperation

Vietnam is a delta country with which the Netherlands would especially like to cooperate in water resource management and addressing climate change, an official from the Netherlands said on Oct. 5.
Politics

Netherlands step up cooperation in health

Vietnam and the Netherlands are set to increase cooperation in health and medical areas after a recent visit by Vietnamese health officials to the Netherlands from September 20-23.
Business

Vietnam remains ‘hot spot’ for global investors

Vietnam has been identified as one of the key markets for global investors, ranking number one on the top 10 emerging markets beyond the BRIC group (Brazil, Russia, India and China) for investors over the next five years.

This is one of the findings in the “Survive and Prosper: emerging markets in the global recession” report which was newly-published by the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) publication.

Business

Vietnam splashes out on technology

Vietnam ranked 11th out of 133 economies in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2009 Index on the amount of money the government spends on technology.
Business

Cashew exports rise in volume, fall in value

Cashew exports in the first eight months of this year increased 6 percent in volume but dropped 13.5 percent in value over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Cashew Association.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese film to hit Venice

The film Choi Voi (Lonely) will compete in the 66 th Venice Film Festival in early September, the first Vietnamese film to compete in the world’s oldest film, festival.
Tra, basa top seafood exports Business

Tra, basa top seafood exports

Vietnam’s tra and basa fish topped seafood exports by earning 600 million USD after shipping 264,000 tonnes since the beginning of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.