NA Vice Chair meets AIPA partners in Laos Politics

NA Vice Chair meets AIPA partners in Laos

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong met with the heads of several delegations attending the ongoing 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-35) in Vientiane, Laos, on September 17.
Myanmar parliament speaker wraps up Vietnam visit Politics

Myanmar parliament speaker wraps up Vietnam visit

Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Thura U Shwe Mann left Ho Chi Minh City on September 9, concluding his five-day visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Politics

President welcomes Myanmar parliament speaker

President Truong Tan Sang received Speaker of the Myanmar Assembly of the Union Thura U Shwe Mann in Hanoi on September 6, saying the latter’s ongoing visit will help deepen the relations between the two countries.
Business

HCM City needs more skilled workers

Demand for experienced, professionally skilled candidates has risen in the Ho Chi Minh City job market, while the need for manual labour jobs has declined, the city's Human Resource Forecast and Labour Market Information Centre has reported.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung grants interview to Bloomberg Politics

PM Nguyen Tan Dung grants interview to Bloomberg

In an interview with Bloomberg on May 30, 2014, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung spoke about the socio-economic situation in Vietnam in the first five months of this year.

He also highlighted that China’s recent acts have seriously infringed upon Vietnam’s sovereignty, seriously violated international law and the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), and seriously threatened regional peace and stability.
Society

Workers to get higher bonuses

Higher employee bonuses will be given this year in Vietnam as a result of better business performance, the recruiting website JobStreet.com has found.
Business

Corporate bond market seen improving this year

Local enterprises raised around 450 billion VND from their bond issues via private placements in the first quarter of 2014, lower than the quarterly average of last year, but experts forecast the market could improve later this year, according to the Saigon Times Daily.
Business

Real estate, securities investors pour money into agriculture

Agriculture, which has been described as unprofitable and risky for investors, is turning out to be attractive in the eyes of real estate and securities firms, who have tasted bitterness in their core business fields, according to a report published by the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge.
Business

KIS sees VN-Index staying on upward path

The stock market of Vietnam is expected to reach 650-700 points this year due to investment flows from both domestic and foreign investors, said KIS Vietnam Securities Corporation (KIS).
Vietnam-UK Network’s firm growth hailed Politics

Vietnam-UK Network’s firm growth hailed

Chairman of the Vietnam-UK Network Ben Chapman hailed the steady development of the network as a contribution to promoting the relationship between the two countries at a meeting in London.
Business

Economic restructuring to be accelerated this year

The Government has committed to undertaking economic restructuring in 2014, focusing on investment, credit organisations, the financial market, State-owned enterprises (SOEs), agriculture and rural areas, and industry and service.