Society

HCM City helps poor people enjoy Tet

Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend 90 billion VND (4.23 million USD) helping 13,000 local poor households have a joyful Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, which is the country’s biggest holiday.
Politics

Hoa Binh forges ties with Lao province

A delegation from the northern province of Hoa Binh is exploring investment climate in Lao northern province of Houaphan as part of its working visit to Laos from October 30 to November 4.
Society

A peaceful Catholic commune in Ha Tinh

Thach Ha, a suburban commune of Ha Tinh City in the central province of Ha Tinh with 60 percent of its locals following Catholicism, is having a facelift thanks to the ongoing model “Safe, united and cultural parish”.
Business

Economy on right track to recovery

Vietnam 's economy is on the right track to recovery, with inflation no longer a great concern, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh.

The minister was speaking at the regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi on June 27 to review the country's socio-economic performance during the first half of the year.

His statement was backed up with positive readings of the main macro-economic indicators released by the General Statistics Office (GSO) earlier the same day.

Business

SEV receives investment certificate

Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) on June 20 received an investment certificate for its SEV 3 project, which aims to invest in the research and development of hi-tech electronic goods.
Politics

Ambassador seeks stronger cooperation with Guangxi

Vietnamese Ambassador to China Nguyen Van Tho on April 16 held a working session with Peng Qinghua, Party Secretary and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China.
Vietnam, Laos localities seek further cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos localities seek further cooperation

Officials and people in the northern provinces of Laos should proactively share experiences with Vietnamese counterparts to help reduce and eventually eradicate poverty, thus improving the special solidarity and friendship between the two countries.
Politics

Vietnam-Laos friendship further highlighted

A Vietnam-Laos friendship exchange programme was held in the northern province of Ninh Binh in a bid to continuously consolidate and further strengthen the traditional relations, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two neighbours.
Society

Vietnam helps Laos in human resource training

Hanoi Party Committee Secretary and Politburo member, Pham Quang Nghi, on December 11 visited Luangprabang University of Politics and Administration, a gift Hanoi presented to Laos .
HCM City leader receives Lao guests Politics

HCM City leader receives Lao guests

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Le Thanh Hai on July 16 hosted a reception for Lao Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Thonglun Sisoulith and Vientiane Party Committee Secretary and Mayor Soukanh Mahalat.
Quang Ninh thrives on attracting FDI Business

Quang Ninh thrives on attracting FDI

The northern province of Quang Ninh attracted a total newly-licenced foreign direct investment (FDI) of over 390 million USD in the first half of this year, nearly 15 fold higher than the 2011 figure.
Localities of Vietnam, Laos enjoy deep ties Society

Localities of Vietnam, Laos enjoy deep ties

The central province of Quang Nam and Lao’s province of Sekong held an annual high-level meeting on June 11 in Tam Ky city, to review the implementation of the agreements reached in the previous session and build up a cooperative programme for the future.