Business

Corporate governance in focus

The International Finance Corporation's Vietnam Corporate Governance Programme, the Global Corporate Governance Forum, and the State Securities Commission of Vietnam organised an interactive workshop on enforcement of corporate governance in Vietnam on Sept. 29 in HCM City.
Society

UN hails Vietnam’s efforts in cooperation programme

The UNDP/UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board has approved in principle the Common Country Programme Document (CCPDs) for Vietnam in the 2012-2016 period, at its regular meeting in New York from Sept. 6-9, saying the document has been well prepared.
VN, Lao public security sectors to enhance ties Politics

VN, Lao public security sectors to enhance ties

Lao leaders have expressed hope that the Vietnamese and Lao ministries of public security would increase experience exchanges and promote bilateral cooperation in an increasingly effective manner in the near future.
Business

ADB helps improve urban environment

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to cooperate with Ho Chi Minh City in urbanisation projects which aim to address urban issues such as transport, water supply and environment.
AEC Council operating successfully Politics

AEC Council operating successfully

The ASEAN Economic Community recorded many successes in 2010, said Chairman of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Council Vu Huy Hoang while reviewing the AEC’s operations this year.
17th ASEAN Summit opens Politics

17th ASEAN Summit opens

The 17th ASEAN Summit and related Summits opened on Oct. 28 in the presence of leaders of ASEAN’s 10 members.
ASEAN, China focus on dialogue relations Politics

ASEAN, China focus on dialogue relations

ASEAN leaders and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met in Hanoi on October 29 to review and set out future directions of the ASEAN-China dialogue relations and to exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest.
Business

Vietnam advocates sustainable development

The Vietnamese Government has adopted a wide range of economic policies and measures aimed at curbing the economic slowdown, stimulating growth and promoting social welfare and sustainable development.