Leaders determined to build stronger ASEAN Politics

Leaders determined to build stronger ASEAN

The 16 th ASEAN Summit has shown the determination to boost activities on the important transitional time of 2010, contributing to creating a new impulse for stronger ASEAN, affirmed Deputy PM Pham Gia Khiem.
Toward an ASEAN community Politics

Toward an ASEAN community

On the occasion of the up-coming 16th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem granted the Vietnam News Agency an interview about the summit’s agenda and significance as well as Vietnam’s suggestions for the event.
Business

Egypt’s investment minister pays visit

Egyptian Minister of Investment Mahmoud Moheildin is expected to arrive in Hanoi on January 23 to start his four-day visit trip to promote investment opportunities in Egypt as well as enhance business cooperation between the two countries.
AIPA’s national steering board debuts Politics

AIPA’s national steering board debuts

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong was elected as Head of the National Steering Board of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)-31, which made its debut in Hanoi on January 4.
First shipments on New Year’s Day Business

First shipments on New Year’s Day

The Quang Ninh Port Ltd. Co. welcomed the New Year with its first shipments of 30,000 tonnes of ore and 20,000 tonnes of chip at the Cai Lan port in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on Jan. 1.
VN-Index rises for fifth straight day Business

VN-Index rises for fifth straight day

The VN-Index forged ahead on Christmas Eve, picking up a significant 8.38 points to close at 479.13 points on a sudden increase thanks to the large blue-chip buy orders from foreign investors to become the highest increase in the last two weeks.
Business

Asia-Pacific countries agree to develop dry ports

Transport ministers from the Asia-Pacific region have agreed to work on a treaty to promote the development of dry ports – inland transport and logistics hubs – to spur intraregional trade and growth.