Business

Secured transactions go on-line

The Ministry of Justice officially launched an online registration system for secured transactions in Hanoi on Dec. 6 with support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
Cabinet meeting deliberates inflation control Politics

Cabinet meeting deliberates inflation control

How to control inflation for the rest of the year was the hottest issue at a cabinet meeting held in Hanoi from Dec. 1-2 as CPI in the past 11 months almost hit the double-digit mark at 9.58 percent.
Business

Firms urged to avoid trade dispute pitfalls

Good knowledge of trade disputes likely to arise in other countries is among the important attributes that Vietnamese businesses need to become more competitive in the global marketplace, experts said at a seminar on Nov. 13.
Business

Vietnam seeks ASEAN trade centre project

While hosting a two-day ASEAN business meeting, Vietnam raised an initiative for the local construction of an ASEAN trade centre in support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
VinaSecurities, Macquarie sign deal Business

VinaSecurities, Macquarie sign deal

VinaSecurities and Macquarie Capital Securities Limited, an affiliate of global financial institution Macquarie Group ( Macquarie ; ASX:MQG), have signed a wide-ranging agreement that will benefit customers of both companies.
Society

Head of UN Women visits Vietnam

Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of the UN’s Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Agency and Chair of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group, will pay an official visit to Vietnam from Oct. 14-16.
Politics

Vietnam-UN cooperation deepened

Vice Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed that the fine cooperation between Vietnam and the UN was deepening and reaping dividends, especially the coordination in implementing the One UN Initiative in Vietnam .
WB President: VN uses WB capital effectively Business

WB President: VN uses WB capital effectively

World Bank (WB) President Robert Zoellick has said Vietnam was one of the countries using WB capital most effectively and the bank will continue to assist the nation in the coming time.
AIPA-31 Executive Committee adopts agenda Politics

AIPA-31 Executive Committee adopts agenda

The Executive Committee of the 31 st ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) convened a meeting on Sept. 20 to adopt the operation programme and agenda of the 31 st AIPA General Assembly, dialogue topics with observer nations and other issues.
Business

Banks encouraged to target small businesses

Thirty-five bankers and trainers from 15 institutions in Cambodia , Laos and Vietnam yesterday participated in a training programme on building sustainable small and medium-sized banking operations in HCM City .
Politics

State’s humanitarian amnesty policy continues

The granting of amnesty to prisoners demonstrates the Party and State’s policy of humanity and clemency for those who have showed repentance and undergone a comprehensive re-education, said Deputy PM Truong Vinh Trong.