AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues World

AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

Foreign Ministers from the 10 ASEAN member countries will gather in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 17-18 for their 2019 retreat (AMM Retreat 2019) to discuss intra-bloc cooperation and international and regional issues of mutual concern.
PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for HCM City Society

PM chairs review of pilot mechanisms for HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City made socio-economic development improvements while still dealing with problems inherited from previous years after one year implementing the Politburo’s Conclusion 21-KL/TW and the National Assembly’s Resolution 54/2017/QH14 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for the city.
Vietnam to keep outperforming region: Fitch Solutions Business

Vietnam to keep outperforming region: Fitch Solutions

Vietnam’s economy expanded by 7.1 percent in 2018, but its increasing openness and reliance on foreign investment suggest it is unlikely to be spared from the global growth slowdown arising from rising trade protectionism and tighter financial conditions.
PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill Business

PM orders review of Sabeco's 136.1 million USD tax bill

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Tax Department of Ho Chi Minh City to hold back on enforcing a tax decision on collecting 3.14 trillion VND (some 136.1 million USD) from Sai Gon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) for violations on special sales tax.
Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020 Politics

Vietnam prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020

Vietnam actively contributed to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which will serve as the foundation for the country to perform the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, said Ambassador Tran Duc Binh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN.
MLC foreign ministers support open world economy World

MLC foreign ministers support open world economy

Foreign ministers from six Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) countries have highlighted the importance of an open world economy and the maintenance of a rules-based multilateral trade system with the World Trade Organisation at its core.
Vietnam’s National Assembly keen to develop relations with RoK: top legislator Politics

Vietnam’s National Assembly keen to develop relations with RoK: top legislator

The National Assembly of Vietnam is willing to work with its counterpart in the Republic of Korea to further enhance the sound friendship and sustainable cooperation between the two parliaments, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed during talks with Speaker of the RoK National Assembly Moon Hee-sang in Seoul on December 6.
Vietnam proactively integrates into global economy: Deputy PM Business

Vietnam proactively integrates into global economy: Deputy PM

The Government of Vietnam persistently pursues the policy of comprehensive integration, with a focus on international economic integration in a proactive, pragmatic and politic manner, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed at a forum held in Hanoi on December 4.