Vietnam, Haiti boost cooperative relations Politics

Vietnam, Haiti boost cooperative relations

Vietnam always attaches importance to expand friendship and cooperation with Caribbean countries, including Haiti, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba and Haiti Nguyen Trung Thanh has said.
Lao banks join hands to boost payment system World

Lao banks join hands to boost payment system

Seven major banks in Laos signed a memorandum of understanding on April 22 to establish the Lao National Payment Network (LAPNet) company for a faster, reliable and more convenient payment system.
SHB plans to raise charter capital to over 17.57 trillion VND Business

SHB plans to raise charter capital to over 17.57 trillion VND

The Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) has a plan to increase its charter capital by over 5.53 trillion VND (237.48 million USD) to more than 17.57 trillion VND (754.5 million USD) via public offering of shares and paying dividends in the form of additional stocks.
Vietnamese Buddhists send aid to Mozambique’s storm victims Society

Vietnamese Buddhists send aid to Mozambique’s storm victims

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee, the Vietnam Buddhist Association (VBA) and the Vietnamese community in Mozambique have sent 20 tonnes of food to victims of Tropical Storm Idai that ravaged the African country’s central region in mid-March.
Processing key to perking up added value for Vietnamese coffee Business

Processing key to perking up added value for Vietnamese coffee

Vietnam will process more than 25 percent of its total coffee beans by 2020 to increase the value and build brands for Vietnamese coffee products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade).
Viettel joint venture in Mozambique supports locals after typhoon Idai Society

Viettel joint venture in Mozambique supports locals after typhoon Idai

Movitel, the joint-venture between Vietnam’s military-run telecom provider Viettel and Mozambique’s SPI Invespar company, handed over 50 tonnes of relief food on March 26 to support residents in the central province of Sofala’s Beira city, who are suffering heavily from the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which ripped through the African country in mid-March.
VSS aims to reduce long-overdue social insurance debt ratio Society

VSS aims to reduce long-overdue social insurance debt ratio

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) aims to slash the social insurance debt ratio to below 1.7 percent this year in an effort to ensure benefits for social insurance and health insurance card holders, said VSS Deputy Director General Dao Viet Anh.
Trial of ex-leaders of Vietsovpetro begins Society

Trial of ex-leaders of Vietsovpetro begins

The Hanoi People’s Court opened a trial on March 21 for two ex-leaders of the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro on the charge of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets.”