Vietnam calls for compliance with humanitarian law: Ambassador World

Vietnam calls for compliance with humanitarian law: Ambassador

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, called for the compliance with international humanitarian law, including duties related to environmental protection, at the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s open debate held on September 17.
Vietnam facilitates investment of EU firms: PM Business

Vietnam facilitates investment of EU firms: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 16 hosted a reception for Dutch and Belgian Ambassadors, Elsbeth Akkerman and Paul Jansen, along with EU investors who want to pour capital into a seaport logistics project worth nearly 1 billion USD in Vietnam.
ASEAN Military Operations Meeting held World

ASEAN Military Operations Meeting held

Military officers from ASEAN member states exchanged views on issues regarding regional security and measures to enhance results-oriented cooperation between the operations departments of armies in the region, during the 10th ASEAN Military Operations Meeting (AMOM-10) held online on September 16.
Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened Society

Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened

The week-long first-instance trial of suspects charged with “murder” or “resisting on-duty officers” over a deadly incident in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district has concluded, with the majority of defendants accepting the sentences they were given.
Mining industry unable to enjoy tax incentives Business

Mining industry unable to enjoy tax incentives

The mining industry faced difficulties in the first eight months of this year due to being unable to enjoy tax and land rental incentives, said Nguyen Huu Quang, deputy head of the National Assembly's Committee on Finance and Budget.
HCM City to revoke long-delayed projects Business

HCM City to revoke long-delayed projects

HCM City authorities are planning to revoke “long-delayed or projects that are no longer feasible” that have affected thousands of home owners who have been asked to move to make way for these projects.
Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks Politics

Vietnamese PM, German Chancellor hold phone talks

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc engaged in a talk on the phone with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel on September 15 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Germany diplomatic ties (September 23, 1975, 2020).
NA Standing Committee reviews crime prevention and legal violations Politics

NA Standing Committee reviews crime prevention and legal violations

The National Assembly Standing Committee on September 14 discussed the 2020 working reports compiled by the Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuracy, as well as Government reports on crime prevention and legal violations, judgment enforcement and anti-corruption work in 2020.
Origin fraud threatens local exporters Business

Origin fraud threatens local exporters

After a local silk importer was recently found to be disguising Chinese products as Vietnamese to sell them in India, experts have warned of the risks of losing out on exports and preferential tariffs due to intellectual property (IP) violations.
AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue ASEAN

AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue

As a non-claimant state, Cambodia aligns itself with the common aspiration that the East Sea remains a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, stated Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.