VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019 Business

VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019

The Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) announced a record consolidated pre-tax profit of 10.3 trillion VND in 2019 (447 million USD), exceeding 9 percent of the yearly plan and up 12.3 percent compared to 2018.
Vietnamese expats in Canada celebrate Tet holiday Society

Vietnamese expats in Canada celebrate Tet holiday

The Canada-Vietnam Society (CVS), which gathers Vietnamese expats living in Canada, held a get-together in Toronto on January 18 to celebrate Tet, Vietnam’s traditional New Year, which is less than a week away.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched Business

WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched

The Vietnam Development Report (VDR) 2019: Connecting Vietnam for Growth and Shared Prosperity was co-launched by the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Investment and Planning in Hanoi on January 15.
Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador Politics

Vietnam to promote ASEAN – UK cooperation: ambassador

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An has affirmed that Vietnam, as Chair of ASEAN in 2020, supports stronger collaboration between ASEAN And the UK across trade and investment, as well as cooperation for peace, security and development.
ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced Society

ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism officially announced the official logo of the ASEAN Year 2020 at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.