State leader receives US ex-president Carter Politics

State leader receives US ex-president Carter

State President Nguyen Minh Triet on Nov. 18 received former US President Jimmy Carter and his wife who were in Vietnam to launch a campaign in which volunteers build houses for the poor.
Politics

Vietnamese, Cambodian news agencies boost ties

The Cambodian and Vietnamese news agencies have agreed to implement a technical assistance project as soon as it is approved by the Vietnam-Cambodia Inter-Governmental Committee at its meeting in Preah Sihanouk early next month.
ASEAN

An Giang trains Cambodian officials in rice growing

The An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Company (AGPPC) on August 18 opened a training course on high-yield rice growing techniques for 16 officials from bordering Kandal and Takeo provinces and Kompong Chhnang city of Cambodia.
Society

New school for Vietnamese pupils in Cambodia

A new primary school for overseas Vietnamese children was officially opened in Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh on August 30, on the occasion of the 64 th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2) and the August Revolution.
Politics

Vietnam joins countries to cope with oil spills

The Prime Minister has ratified a plan to implement a joint statement and a framework programme between Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand on oil spill response in the Gulf of Thailand for the 2009-2015 period.
Business

Vietnam’s bond market association debuts

The Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA) made its debut in Hanoi on August 14, setting the stage to further spur the development of the bond market and other financial tools in the country.
Society

Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen mutual understanding

Vietnam and Cambodia will hold cultural exchanges for their young people in order to help them understand about the lives, customs and cultural traditions of each other’s country as well as strengthen solidarity and mutual assistance.