NA Chairwoman highlights importance of sixth session Politics

NA Chairwoman highlights importance of sixth session

The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly is of great importance as it will review the country’s performance in the first half of the 2016-2020 tenure, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the opening of the session in Hanoi on October 22.
Austria treasures ties with Vietnam: Austrian President Politics

Austria treasures ties with Vietnam: Austrian President

Austria attaches importance to its friendship and cooperation with Vietnam and is willing to collaborate with the Southeast Asian nation in the fields both sides can complement each other, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has affirmed.
ASEAN+3 steps up cooperation in food security World

ASEAN+3 steps up cooperation in food security

The 18th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministers on Agriculture of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (18th AMAF+3) took place in Hanoi on October 12.
ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture World

ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture

The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) opened in Hanoi on October 8 to prepare for the 40th meeting of AMAF, the 18th AMAF+3 and the 6th ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development Politics

PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.
Memorial services for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi held in Hanoi, HCM City Politics

Memorial services for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi held in Hanoi, HCM City

Memorial services for former Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee, former Chairman of the Council of Ministers (now Prime Minister) of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, former Advisor of the Party Central Committee Do Muoi were held at the National Funeral Hall in Hanoi and Thong Nhat Hall in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of October 7.
Blue growth crucial to national economy Business

Blue growth crucial to national economy

Blue growth, or growth of the sea-based economy in an effective and sustainable manner, is important to Vietnam’s economy as the sea plays a crucial role in both economic and security terms for the country.
FDI lays foundation for acceleration of oil and gas sector Business

FDI lays foundation for acceleration of oil and gas sector

Since the Vietnamese Government and Italian contractor AGIP signed the first production sharing contract in 1978, foreign direct investment (FDI) in the oil and gas sector has not only brought large revenue to the country but also laid important foundations for the sector to develop strongly.