Capital welcomes 120,000 foreign visitors Travel

Capital welcomes 120,000 foreign visitors

The number of foreign holidaymakers to Hanoi during this year’s Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival increased sharply reaching 120,000, reported the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Politics

Vietnam, UK prioritise fortes for cooperation

Vietnam ’s Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai had a busy visit to the United Kingdom from Oct. 18-21 to discuss ways to boost the friendship and multifaceted cooperation in the time to come, prioritising fortes of the both sides.
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.
Australia supports economic integration in Vietnam Business

Australia supports economic integration in Vietnam

Australian Trade Minister Simon Crean announced on July 24 that Australia will provide 12 million AUD to the five year Beyond WTO programme to maximise the employment and poverty reduction benefits of Vietnam ’s ongoing integration with the global economy.