Central key economic region must become driving force: PM Politics

Central key economic region must become driving force: PM

The central key economic region should strive to become a driving force of the central region and be an important gateway to the sea of the Central Highlands and the East-West corridor, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference held in Binh Dinh province on August 20.
Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet Business

Vietnam moves to modernise shipping fleet

Vietnam’s sea transport sector has maintained good growth recently with the volume of goods transported by the Vietnamese fleet reaching more than 81 million tonnes in the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2 Business

Vinalines to have new brand name in Q2

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will organise its general shareholders’ meeting in Quarter 2, officially changing its trading name to Vietnam Maritime Corporation (VIMC).
Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat Business

New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat

Although there have been some positive signs in recent years, Vietnam’s sea transport sector still face difficulties with many enterprises suffering heavy losses. The maritime industry is proposing support mechanisms to help the sector out of its stagnant state.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-un Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-un

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un in Hanoi on March 1.
Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge Business

Inshore shipping routes prove competitive edge

Shipping routes along the coast of Vietnam have played an increasingly large role in transporting goods from the north to the south of the country in recent years, helping ease the burden on road transport.