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Deputy PM receives Australian energy firm representative

Society

Deputy PM receives Australian energy firm representative

Vietnam welcomes and creates all possible favourable conditions for investors across the world, including Macquarie Capital of Australia, to invest in Vietnam and cooperate with Vietnamese partners in developing infrastructure, and clean and renewable energy, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

DPRK leader wraps up official friendship visit to Vietnam

Politics

DPRK leader wraps up official friendship visit to Vietnam

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong-un boarded a train back to Pyongyang from Dong Dang station in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son on March 2 afternoon, concluding his five-day stay in Vietnam for the second DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit and the official friendship visit to the Southeast Asian nation.

Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders

Business

Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Kevin McAllister, Executive Vice President of the US’s Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, in Hanoi on February 27.

DPRK Chairman’s train arrives in China en route to Vietnam

World

DPRK Chairman’s train arrives in China en route to Vietnam

The armoured train of Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un crossed into the Chinese border town of Dandong after 9pm on February 23 (local time) ahead of his second summit with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam, according to international media reports.

Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting

World

Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting

More than 1.5 million people have registered for advance voting ahead of the March 24 general election in Thailand while 85,000 people officially signed up as overseas voters, Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) Secretary General Jarungvith Phumma said.

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Business

FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Trade between Vietnam and Russia was estimated at 4.57 billion USD in 2018, up 28.6 percent year on year, partly thanks to the enforcement of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).