PM hails EP’s approval of free trade agreement with Vietnam Politics

PM hails EP’s approval of free trade agreement with Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc described the European Parliament’s ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement as a great event of the year that marks the 30th anniversary of Vietnam-EU diplomatic relations.
Tra fish exports likely to recover this year Business

Tra fish exports likely to recover this year

This year is believed to be a brighter year for the domestic tra fish industry with exports inching up in the first quarter, according to an official from the Vietnam Pangasius Association.
Ca Mau attracts 925 million USD investment in 2019 Business

Ca Mau attracts 925 million USD investment in 2019

The southernmost province of Ca Mau attracted 24 investment projects with total registered capital of more than 21.5 trillion VND (925 million USD) in 2019, bringing the number of projects in the locality to 318, capitalised at 99.66 trillion VND (4.28 billion USD).
EABC 2020 to promote development of MSMEs Business

EABC 2020 to promote development of MSMEs

Many initiatives will be offered to foster cooperation among regional businesses towards further promoting trade and investment exchange after Vietnam takes over the chairmanship of the EABC in 2020.
Former Da Nang officials face jail terms of up to 27 years Society

Former Da Nang officials face jail terms of up to 27 years

The Hanoi People’s Procuracy on January 7 proposed jail sentences ranging from 18 to 27 years for two former chairmen of the Da Nang City People’s Committee for violations in land management and causing losses and waste of State resources.
USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption Society

USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Wildlife Asia has released new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as part of the third phase of the Chi initiative – a communication programme to help decrease consumer demand for rhino horn in Vietnam.
HCM City calls on US firms to boost investment Business

HCM City calls on US firms to boost investment

Ho Chi Minh City is prioritising foreign investment into projects on urban infrastructure and environment treatment, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on December 13.