Vietnam to successfully assume ASEAN Chair Politics

Vietnam to successfully assume ASEAN Chair

Vietnam will successfully perform its duties as ASEAN chair next year, contributing to enhancing ASEAN solidarity and connectivity and to implementing the goal of building the ASEAN Community.
PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners Politics

PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners

Vietnam, as a co-ordinator of ASEAN-China relations between 2009-2012, will make all efforts to contribute to increasing bilateral strategic partnership to a new level, for peace, development and prosperity in the region.
Politics

Vietnam attends Asian political party conference

A Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) delegation led by its External Affairs Commission’s Permanent Deputy Head, Pham Xuan Son, attended a recent International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP).
Sci-Tech

Germany helps Vietnam develop wind power

The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) has said it will hand over 1 million euros to help Vietnam develop a plan to convert wind power into electricity after signing an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on July 21.
AIPA-30 convenes in Thailand Politics

AIPA-30 convenes in Thailand

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly has played an important role in bringing ASEAN closer to the people, providing them with ample opportunities for development, the Thai PM said.
Vietnam pledges to play greater part in NAM Politics

Vietnam pledges to play greater part in NAM

State President Nguyen Minh Triet will lead a delegation to attend the 15th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), scheduled to take place in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, from July 15-16.
World

ADB new policy targets clean energy for Asia

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) Board of Directors has approved a new energy policy to help Asia and Pacific countries secure adequate energy supplies while cutting levels of greenhouse gas emissions.
Business

PetroVietnam, PVEP sign oil production sharing contract

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corp. (PVEP) on June 25 signed a production sharing contract for Block 05.1(a) of the Dai Hung (Big Bear) oilfield, 265km offshore southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.