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Central bank praises foreign competitors

Business

Central bank praises foreign competitors

Foreign banks have done well in their role as a bridge between investors abroad and domestic enterprises while ensuring security ratios and effective performance, State Bank governor Nguyen Van Giau stated in a year end meeting with foreign bankers in Vietnam on December 15.

Thai, Malaysian PMs visit southern Thailand

World

Thai, Malaysian PMs visit southern Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak visited the Thai southermost province of Narathiwat to witness the naming of the Friendship Bridge that links the two countries on December 9.

PM Dung to attend Copenhagen conference

Politics

PM Dung to attend Copenhagen conference

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will leave Russia after a two-day working visit on Dec. 15 for the Danish capital city of Copenhagen to attend the United Nations high-level debate on climate change.

Street markets survive city ban

Society

Street markets survive city ban

A five-month campaign to clear away the city’s unplanned temporary markets has been operating since November, but now those managing the scheme are doubtful if it is a practical goal.

Solutions sought for sustainable craft village

Business

Solutions sought for sustainable craft village

The Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) held a talk on solutions to develop cooperatives and traditional craft villages, in Hanoi on Nov. 3, within the framework of an international fair on cooperatives and SMEs.

VCA Vice President Nguyen Xuan Hien emphasised the need to create a bridge to unite cooperatives, traditional craft villages and enterprises to develop the market, create jobs for millions of rural workers and enhance social stability.

ODA forecast to pass 5 billion USD

Business

ODA forecast to pass 5 billion USD

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has forecast that the country can reach its ODA commitments of 5.056 billion USD this year, after intensifying its efforts to attract ODA over the last ten months.

Red River pontoon open for business

Business

Red River pontoon open for business

The Hanoi People’s Committee in cooperation with the Ministry of National Defence on Nov. 23 opened a pontoon bridge over the Hong (Red) River to reroute traffic from Thang Long Bridge which is currently undergoing repairs.

Vietnam seeks solid ties with Singapore

Politics

Vietnam seeks solid ties with Singapore

President Nguyen Minh Triet affirmed Vietnam’s wish to develop its friendship and cooperation with Singapore in a comprehensive, long-term and durable manner at a forum before he wrapped up his State visit to Singapore on November 17.