Paris peace accords brings spring of freedom to nation: former Deputy PM Society

Paris peace accords brings spring of freedom to nation: former Deputy PM

The signing of the Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam on January 27, 1973, had brought a special spring to the northern region, when for the first time in the resistance war there was no air-raid siren and no evacuation, former Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan told Vietnam News Agency during a recent interview on the occasion of the agreement's 50th signing anniversary.
Former Vietnamese ambassador to Malaysia arrested Society

Former Vietnamese ambassador to Malaysia arrested

Police have launched criminal proceedings against and temporarily detained former Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Tran Viet Thai for the charge of “abusing position and power while performing duties”.
Indonesia striving to lure nuclear power FDI World

Indonesia striving to lure nuclear power FDI

The Indonesian government is looking to a new agency to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) in the nuclear energy industry, despite concerns surrounding the development of nuclear power plants.
Indonesia eyes building nuclear power plant by 2039 World

Indonesia eyes building nuclear power plant by 2039

Indonesia has set a target to build a nuclear power plant by 2039 to achieve net zero emissions and increase national energy security, according to the country's Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (Bapeten).
Vietnam has opportunity for energy transition towards green growth Business

Vietnam has opportunity for energy transition towards green growth

Vietnam boasts substantial potential for wind power, particularly offshore wind power, providing an opportunity for the country to fulfill its energy transition target towards green growth, heard a conference held by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in Hanoi on December 1.
Deputy PM's assistant arrested for abuse of power Society

Deputy PM's assistant arrested for abuse of power

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) has decided to investigate and arrest Nguyen Van Trinh, assistant to a Deputy Prime Minister, for "abuse of power and position while on duty" under Clause 3, Article 356 of the Penal Code. ​
Three factors keep Vietnam’s economy humming along Business

Three factors keep Vietnam’s economy humming along

Infrastructure investment, trade environment and competitive wages are three factors that keep Vietnam’s economy humming along and its growth numbers positive, according to an article published on the vietnam-briefing.com.