Business

PetroVietnam revenue falls 4 percent

Total revenue of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) in the first seven months of the year is estimated to fall 4 percent year-on-year due to an oil price decrease of around 8.8 USD per barrel.
Vietnam-India trade at record level Business

Vietnam-India trade at record level

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and India during the first half of the year hit nearly 2.6 billion USD, up 40.3 percent year-on-year and the highest ever recorded.
Sci-Tech

Belarus helps Phu Yen in fertiliser production

Leaders of the southern central coastal province of Phu Yen on June 11 had a working session with a delegation from the State Science and Technology Committee and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus to discuss cooperation in fertiliser production and other fields.
Vietnam, Cuba cement cooperative ties Politics

Vietnam, Cuba cement cooperative ties

Vietnam and Cuba need to continue maintaining, preserving and promoting their time-honoured traditional friendship and solidarity, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has said.
Politics

PM attends cremation of ex-Cambodian King

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung joined crowds of international guests to attend the cremation ceremony for late Cambodian King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh capital city, Cambodia on February 4.
Ecuador seeks close ties with Vietnam Politics

Ecuador seeks close ties with Vietnam

Ecuador considers Vietnam its strategic partner in Asia, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration Marco Albuja told his host Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, in Hanoi on January 25.
President Sang active in Brunei Politics

President Sang active in Brunei

President Sang had a busy day in Brunei on Nov 28, visiting the Brunei Shell Oil and Gas Company, attending a business forum between the two countries and meeting with Vietnamese community members and embassy staff in the country.
VN-Indonesia Joint Commission meets in Jakarta Business

VN-Indonesia Joint Commission meets in Jakarta

Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and Indonesian Minister of Trade Giata Irawan Wirjawan have co-cahired the sixth meeting of the Vietnam-Indonesia Joint Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sept. 17-18.
Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia cement legislative ties

Vietnam and Cambodia have exchanged delegations at all levels to share legislative and inspection experiences as well as supported each other at multilateral forums, noted National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son.
Politics

President welcomes new ambassadors

President Truong Tan Sang gave separate receptions in Hanoi on August 15 for new ambassadors of Singapore, the Gabonese Republic, Sierra Leon, Micronesia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan who presented him their credentials.
VN demands a stop to violation of sovereignty Politics

VN demands a stop to violation of sovereignty

A Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has asserted Vietnam’s indisputable sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos, and demanded a stop to actions violating the country’s sovereignty.
Vietnam announces extractive industry study Business

Vietnam announces extractive industry study

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Consultancy on Development Institute (CODE) has announced a study named, “Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and Vietnam 's Ability to Participate in the Initiative”.
World

Thailand, Cambodia restart oil project talks

Senior officials of Thailand and Cambodia have resumed talks on and oil and gas exploitation project in the Overlapping Claims Area (OCA) in the Thailand Gulf, which has been stalled since 2001.
Cuba set to raise exploited oil output World

Cuba set to raise exploited oil output

Cuba is planning to increase its pumped oil output from 21 million to 28 million barrels a year and start oil and gas exploitation in its exclusive economic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.