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US Senate delegation welcomed in HCM City

Politics

US Senate delegation welcomed in HCM City

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on April 20 for a US Senate delegation, led by Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

Vietnam looks to broader cooperation with Romania, Czech

Politics

Vietnam looks to broader cooperation with Romania, Czech

The visits to Romania and the Czech Republic by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed Vietnam’s wish to step up the friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with traditional friends in Central and Eastern Europe, with Romania and the Czech Republic as prioritized partners.

PM Phuc holds talks with Czech counterpart

Politics

PM Phuc holds talks with Czech counterpart

Following the welcome ceremony in his honour in Prague on April 17, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc later the same day held talks with his host Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis. This came within the Vietnamese leader’s official visit to the Czech Republic from April 16-17.

ASEAN local currency transactions promoted

World

ASEAN local currency transactions promoted

The Philippines has agreed to join the local currency settlement (LCS) framework which Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia have operated over the past two years, in an effort to expand intra-ASEAN trade and investment as well as strengthen the regional economic integration.

Vietnam attends opening ceremony of IPU-140

Politics

Vietnam attends opening ceremony of IPU-140

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and a Vietnamese delegation attended the opening ceremony of the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-140) in Doha, the capital city of Qatar on April 6 (local time).

Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Business

Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Foreign financial institutions were eyeing up poorly-performing Vietnamese banks after being given the green light to acquire stakes in local institutions in a move to speed up the restructuring of the country’s banking industry, according to banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu.