Website on territorial borders opens Politics

Website on territorial borders opens

The National Border Committee (NBC) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on December 3 debuted a website on Vietnam’s territorial borders at http://biengioilanhtho.gov.vn.
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.
Business

Bond market largely untapped

The bond market offers a yet-to-be-tapped channel for luring foreign investment, said participants at the Vietnam Finance and Capital Markets Conference held on Nov. 30 in Hanoi.
ASEAN, China combat organised crime Politics

ASEAN, China combat organised crime

The sixth China-ASEAN conference for Prosecutors General opened in Hanoi on November 24 to discuss cooperative mechanisms and action plans to increase the effectiveness of the fight against transnational organised crime between ASEAN countries and China.
Politics

Vietnam supports ICT cooperation with Ireland

Vietnam is ready to provide assistance to its businesses in establishing cooperation with their Irish counterparts in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT), said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on Nov. 16.
Politics

APEC contributes greatly to Vietnam’s integration efforts

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has made important contributions to Vietnam’s integration efforts since the country was admitted more than a decade ago. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem made the remark in a written statement in anticipation with APEC’s 20th founding anniversary and the upcoming 17th APEC Summit in Singapore.
Deputy PM Hai visits Ireland Politics

Deputy PM Hai visits Ireland

Vietnam and Ireland have agreed to facilitate their business circles’ investment in Vietnam, especially in Ireland’s strong fields including energy, information technology, finance-banking, medical equipment and bio- technology.
VN, Russian news agencies expand cooperation Society

VN, Russian news agencies expand cooperation

A visit by a delegation from the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS is expected to help consolidate and strengthen the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia in general and between the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and ITAR-TASS in particular
Government web portal opens Politics

Government web portal opens

The opening of the Government Web Portal not only reflects the maturity of the portal but also marks a new advance of the e-government, making an important contribution to the country’s administrative reform process.
Society

Fashion timeline caught on film

A film crew from the HCM City Television Film Studio accompanied by fashion designers has travelled around Viet Nam and Europe to make a documentary on the garments worn by royals and commoners since the founding of Vietnam.
Outstanding securities firms honoured Business

Outstanding securities firms honoured

The Vietnam Securities Business Association on October 7 announced its list of 156 businesses that will be awarded the “Prestigious securities trade name 2009” prize.
Efforts to promote expatriate patriotism Politics

Efforts to promote expatriate patriotism

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) signed an agreement on providing information to overseas Vietnamese to promote their patriotism.
Business

Hanoi exchange launches bonds market

The Hanoi Stock Exchange on Sept. 24 will inaugurate a new bond market for Government bond trading, in an effort to promote transparency and gradually develop it as an effective investing channel.
Business

Vietnam’s overseas investment sees positive results

Vietnamese businesses’ overseas investment activities have been actively implemented with satisfactory results, helping boost the export and consumption of Vietnamese goods in foreign countries, said an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

Phan Huu Thang, Director of the MPI’s Foreign Investment Agency, said the recent rapid increase of offshore investment activities is in line with the national economic development and the country’s international economic integration.