Politics

Politburo continues with congress preparation

The Party Politburo has pushed provinces and cities in the central region and Central Highlands and central-level agencies to speed up preparations for the National Party Congress scheduled for early next year.
Society

Conson-stranded fishermen en route home

Procedures are underway with the Hong Kong administration to bring 10 fishermen picked up by the Jade Trader, a ship of Antigua and Barbuda, to their home province of Quang Ngai , said officials.
PVEP set to sign more oil, gas contracts Business

PVEP set to sign more oil, gas contracts

The PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corporation (PVEP) looks set to sign between five and seven more contracts inside and outside the country from now to the end of the year.
APEC promotes low-emission energies World

APEC promotes low-emission energies

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Do Huu Hao is joining energy ministers at the APEC Energy Ministerial Meeting which opened in Fukui prefecture, Japan on June 19.
Sci-Tech

Vietnam needs tsunami preparation measures

Scientists from the Institute of Global Physics on June 29 warned that Vietnam could probably be hit by a tsunami, thus the country needs to prepare itself for emergency scenarios.
Business

Tognum-MTU expands Vietnamese market

The German leading specialist for power solutions and propulsion Tognum-MTU signed an agreement to make V-TRAC Joint Stock Company the official distributor if its products, on June 17 in Hanoi.
Vietnam marks World Environment Day Environment

Vietnam marks World Environment Day

President Nguyen Minh Triet joined local people in central Quang Binh province in releasing 200 pigeons, planting trees, and clean up the Nhat Le-Dong Hoi beach during a ceremony marking the World Environment Day on June 5.
PM pledges to facilitate investment in Myanmar Business

PM pledges to facilitate investment in Myanmar

The Government of Vietnam will facilitate and create most favourable conditions for its businesses to conduct offshore investment, including investment in Myanmar, affirmed Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.