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Party chief hosts UK Prince Andrew

Politics

Party chief hosts UK Prince Andrew

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong, during his official visit to Hungary, received in Budapest on September 10 Prince Andrew of the United Kingdom who is also on a trip to the country.

Experts optimistic on Vietnam’s M&A scene

Business

Experts optimistic on Vietnam’s M&A scene

Mergers and acquisitions have become a popular investment channel and a crucial factor in restructuring companies to improve their efficiency and competitiveness and that of the economy, a conference heard in HCM City on August 8.

President receives new foreign ambassadors

Politics

President receives new foreign ambassadors

President Tran Dai Quang on August 7 hosted separate receptions for the new ambassadors from Chile, the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Poland, Gambia, Uganda, Nepal, Jamaica, Guatemala and Botswana as they came to present their credentials to the State leader.

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

World

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.

UK wants to increase investment in HCM City: Official

Business

UK wants to increase investment in HCM City: Official

The United Kingdom (UK) wants to boost its investment in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the fields of planning, project management and smart urban development, said Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion at the UK Department for International Trade.

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

Society

ADB helps Vietnam develop green, resilient cities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Ha Giang, Vinh Phuc and Thua Thien-Hue on July 6 signed project agreements totaling 223.87 million USD for the Secondary Green Cities Development Project.

Vietnam’s tourism promoted in European countries

Travel

Vietnam’s tourism promoted in European countries

Vietnam’s renowned destinations, excellent tourism products and policies will be nudged closer to European friends under a programme held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with relevant parties from June 18-29.