Prime Minister welcomes new ADB Country Director Politics

Prime Minister welcomes new ADB Country Director

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam Andrew Jeffries in Hanoi on September 17, during which he expressed his hope that Jeffries will further enhance the Vietnam-ADB partnership.
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.
Virtual Vietnam solar expo to open in October Society

Virtual Vietnam solar expo to open in October

The 2020 Vietnam Solar E-Expo is slated to be held online between October 12 and November 10 to help create business opportunities and links in the sector amid COVID-19, according to the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising company (VINEXAD).
Local ETFs draw foreign attention Business

Local ETFs draw foreign attention

The domestic exchange-traded fund VFMVN Diamond (HoSE: FUEVFVNĐ) on September 8 issued an additional 300,000 certificates to raise the total amount of certificates to 148.3 million.
More Vietnamese consumers now shop online Business

More Vietnamese consumers now shop online

Online shopping and electronic payments in Vietnam have become more common in recent years as more of the country's population gains access to the internet, and e-commerce in the 95 million-strong market is set to enter a rapid growth phase in the near future, according to industry experts.
New COVID-19 testing strategy needed: Experts Society

New COVID-19 testing strategy needed: Experts

Experts have suggested a review is needed of Vietnam’s testing strategy, in particular stepping up antigen testing, to match the developments of the COVID-19 epidemic in the country.
Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security Business

Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked for stronger efforts to ensure national energy security, prioritise rapid and sustainable energy development in connection with protecting ecological environment, and ensuring national defence and security.
Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry Business

Vinh Phuc promotes agricultural processing industry

Besides its strength in industries, in recent years, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has maintained effective agricultural production with diverse farm produce and breeding products, requiring it to promote the agricultural product processing sector to enhance their value.