Chip firms eye global markets Business

Chip firms eye global markets

Vietnamese semiconductor companies will have an opportunity to introduce their businesses to global producers during a business mission that finishes on September 23.
UK Prime Minister’s Vietnam visit to deepen strategic partnership Politics

UK Prime Minister’s Vietnam visit to deepen strategic partnership

The official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) David Cameron from July 29-30, the first-ever by a British Prime Minister, is expected to intensify and deepen the two countries’ strategic partnership that has grown in recent years.

Vietnam and the UK set up their diplomatic ties on September 11, 1973. In 2010, the two nations decided to establish a strategic partnership, focusing on seven cooperative areas, namely politics-diplomacy, regional and global issues, trade and investment, development cooperation, education-training and science-technology, security-defence, and people-to-people exchange.
Vietnam, Norway agree to beef up ties Politics

Vietnam, Norway agree to beef up ties

Vietnam and Norway have agreed to encourage their enterprises to explore collaboration opportunities in prioritised areas of maritime economy, seafood, energy, information technology and green growth.
Politics

Greater local political role urged for ethnic minorities

Chairman of the Government Committee for Ethnic Affairs Giang Seo Phu has called on localities to pay more attention to appointing ethnic minority officials and attracting more students and intellectuals from the communities into the local political system.
European countries hope for tightened ties with ASEAN World

European countries hope for tightened ties with ASEAN

Croatian, Slovak, Bulgarian, and Swiss Ambassadors to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) presented credentials to ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh on December 2, affirming their Governments’ commitments to closer ties with the bloc.
Vietnam hopes for intensified cooperation with Japan Politics

Vietnam hopes for intensified cooperation with Japan

Vietnam wishes to enhance its collaboration with Japan in a bid to develop the two countries’ strategic partnership in a sustainable and long-term manner, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Hiroshi Fukada during a reception in Hanoi on September 26.
World

ASEAN boosts education cooperation

ASEAN senior officials on education convened their 9th meeting in Vientiane , Laos on September 9 to prepare for the upcoming 8th ASEAN Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASED 8), also to be held in the Lao capital.
Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia Politics

Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia

Vietnam always places importance on its ties with Australia and desires to boost their comprehensive partnership in a result-orientated manner, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at a reception for Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Hanoi on February 18.
Business

Foreign NGOs donate 250 million USD in 2013

Foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) provided about 250 million USD to Vietnam in 2013, according to the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations.
NGO cooperation conference opens in Hanoi Society

NGO cooperation conference opens in Hanoi

The Vietnamese Government will continue creating favourable conditions and further improving the legal environment to facilitate foreign non-governmental organisations’ aid activities.
Politics

PM Dung presents Government’s report at National Assembly

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung presented the Government’s report on the socio-economic situation in 2013, results of the first three-year implementation of the five-year plan 2011-2015 and the tasks for 2014-2015, on the first day of the 6 th session of the 13 th National Assembly, which opened in Hanoi on October 21.