Society

US pledges aid for Mekong sub-region countries

The US has pledged to provide 150 million USD to improve health, educational and the environment in countries in the Mekong sub-region including Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos later this year.
President holds bilateral meetings in Egypt Politics

President holds bilateral meetings in Egypt

State President Nguyen Minh Triet on July 14 met with leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Namibia on the sidelines of the 15 th Non-Aligned Movement Summit Meeting in Egypt.
Business

Austria ups Vietnamese rice imports

VA Intertrading – Austria ’s largest commodity importer, plans to increase imports of Vietnamese rice from 50,000 tonnes in 2008 to 70,000 tonnes this year.
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.
ASEAN

Cambodia, donors talk food and social security

Cambodia successfully wrapped up a national food security forum on July 7, drawing more international attention to the country’s need to develop a social safety network for the poor.