Business

Vietnam exerts efforts to raise competitiveness

Vietnam attaches importance to improving the quality of growth and competitiveness of its economy.

The country has been exerting efforts to improve investment climate and competitiveness, including infrastructure and human resource development, administrative reform and corruption combat.
Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Australia have released a joint statement as Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh concluded an official visit from September 6-9 at the invitation of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Vietnam, China communists talk friendship Politics

Vietnam, China communists talk friendship

Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) General Secretary Nong Duc Manh has welcomed a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation as a boost to relations between the two neighbours.
World

Asian Parliamentary Assembly meets in Indonesia

A number of draft resolutions and efforts to enhance cooperation among Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) members were high on the agenda of the two-day meeting of the APA Executive Council in Jakarta , Indonesia.
World

Cuba accelerates fight against corruption

The Cuban National Assembly on August 1 approved the establishment of a new inspection agency to tackle corruption, which will replace the Ministry of Auditing and Control.
Society

Nation prays peace for souls of war martyrs

President Nguyen Minh Triet has received veterans of K3-Tam Dao battalion who participated in the 81-day campaign to protect the Old Citadel of Quang Tri in 1972 during the American War.
Society

Follow-through on stimulus measures, prime focus of inspections

The focus of inspection activities during the remaining months of the year is to serve the government’s stimulus objectives in order to prevent an economic decline, maintain growth and ensure social security, said Government Chief Inspector Tran Van Truyen.
Society

Workshop talks anti-corruption principles

The Vietnamese government has directed ministries, branches and localities to strictly implement Anti-corruption Law with focus being placed on transparency in the operations of organisations and agencies and the promotion of investigation, prosecution and judicial activities.