Business

Listings bustle on Hanoi Stock Exchange

There were a total of 254 listed companies on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) in 2009, up 55 percent from the previous year and worth a combined 40 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD), a year-on-year increase of 85 percent.
Society

Alleys form soul of old Hoi An

Falling in love with Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam is to fall in love with its wonderful alleyways, which for locals are the soul of their home town.
Politics

Border provinces exchange work experience

A delegation from the Cambodian province of Kratie on Dec. 28 held talks with leaders of the People’s Council of Binh Phuoc Province highlighting developments and cooperation in the region.
Business

Development triangle expands area

Binh Phuoc province of Vietnam , Champassak province of Laos and Caroche province of Cambodia will be added to the development triangle area in the future.
Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase investment Politics

Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase investment

Vietnam wants Kuwait to increase its investment in the country with focus on fields of mutual concern such as the development of technical and social infrastructural facilities, said National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.
PM Dung meets Australian, Israeli leaders Politics

PM Dung meets Australian, Israeli leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Israeli President Shimon Peres on the sidelines of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Dec. 17.
Russian mass media highlights Vietnam-Russia cooperation Politics

Russian mass media highlights Vietnam-Russia cooperation

Russia’s mass media on December 15 and 16 highlighted the results of a working visit by a Vietnamese government delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and spoke highly of the increasingly enhanced strategic partnership between the two countries.
Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia enhance relations

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nong Duc Manh will pay an official visit to Cambodia from Dec. 17-19 as guest of King Norodom Sihamoni.
Politics

PM Dung to attend Copenhagen conference

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will leave Russia after a two-day working visit on Dec. 15 for the Danish capital city of Copenhagen to attend the United Nations high-level debate on climate change.