AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues ASEAN

AMM-52: ministers discusses series of regional issues

Delegates to the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) in Bangkok on July 31 discussed the building of the ASEAN Community and foreign relations, and reviewed preparations for year-end summits, as well as exchanged ideas on international and regional issues of common concern.
PM urges shift to innovation industries Politics

PM urges shift to innovation industries

The Ministry of Industry and Trade should reduce industrial development’s dependence on natural resources while fostering innovation-based industries, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Jan. 6.
Politics

Expert speaks about Vietnam’s maritime security policy

Possessing a coastline of 3,260 kilometres and nearly 3,000 islands and islets, including the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Vietnam has to ensure maritime security, since it is extremely important to her social affairs, economics, defence, security and the environment.
Business

VN pledges to adopt global mining standard

Vietnam is determined to participate in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in 2015 as a way to improve the efficiency of mineral resource governance and ensure a harmonised benefit to people, enterprises and the State.
PM urges Vietsovpetro to increase oil reserves Business

PM urges Vietsovpetro to increase oil reserves

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has proposed PetroVietnam and Vietsovpetro promote their exploration to increase oil and gas reserves, to ensure energy security, promote exports and increase State budget income.