Vietnam, Cuba boost cooperative ties

Vietnamese and Cuban senior officials expressed their pleasures with results in bilateral cooperation agreed at the 26 th meeting of inter-governmental committee for economic, scientific and technological cooperation.

Vietnam sees bustling franchise sector

In the first half of this year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade granted licences for the franchise deals of 15 overseas companies, mostly from the US, Belgium and Canada, in the food and beverage, fashion and information technology industries in Vietnam.

The figure reflected a noticeable growing interest from foreign groups in franchise operations in Vietnam, where the consumer market is getting more powerful and the population has now reached 85 million people.

Vietnam, Canada boost development cooperation

Vietnam will continue to be a priority recipient of Canada ’s official development assistance (ODA) and Canada will send a delegation to Vietnam early next year to help ODA projects get going.

Hanoi, Leipzig tighten economic ties

Representatives from 12 Hanoi companies have met with Leipzig businesses to seek future partners following the fourth Vietnam Business Forum in Berlin from Sept. 11-13.

World friends join National Day celebrations

Vietnamese embassies around the world, including Germany, Cuba and Indonesia, held celebrations to mark the 64th anniversary of the August Revolution and Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).