PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects Business

PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects

Three subsidiaries of the State-owned Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) signed a business cooperation contract (BCC) on August 3 to carry out a chain of gas, power, and service port projects.
World Bank helps Vietnam cope with COVID-19 Society

World Bank helps Vietnam cope with COVID-19

The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 30 signed a 6.2 million USD grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s COVID-19 surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for COVID-19 vaccines and test kits, and communications about the pandemic.
Int’l supermodel helps promote Vietnam’s tourism Travel

Int’l supermodel helps promote Vietnam’s tourism

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the JMA Global of international supermodel Jessica Minh Anh signed a cooperation agreement on July 28 on promoting Vietnam’s destinations as well as tourism products and services.
Cambodia, China to sign bilateral FTA before August 12 World

Cambodia, China to sign bilateral FTA before August 12

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Nam Hong said on July 23 that Cambodia and China will sign a free trade agreement before August 12 ahead of the European Union’s partial withdrawal of the Everything-but-Arms (EBA) trade status.
Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity Business

Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity

The Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the US Department of State signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on July 22 in Hanoi on strengthening fishery law enforcement capacity.
Large-scale wind power project planned in Binh Thuan Business

Large-scale wind power project planned in Binh Thuan

Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) along with Asiapetro and Novasia Energy signed a memorandum of understanding with the Binh Thuan Provincial People’s Committee on July 22 to develop the 3.5GW La Gan wind power project off the coast of the south-central province – one of the first large-scale projects of its kind in Vietnam.
Indonesia, Australia roll out worker exchange programme World

Indonesia, Australia roll out worker exchange programme

Indonesia will conduct a worker-exchange programme with Australia to boost its human resources, a senior government official announced just days after the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) entered into force.
Thailand, US sign Strategic Vision Statement World

Thailand, US sign Strategic Vision Statement

US Army Chief of Staff General James McConville met with Thailand’s Prime Minister and its army chief on July 10, in the first high-level visit by a foreign delegation to Thailand since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted international travel.
Vietnam, US cooperate in search for soldiers missing during wartime Society

Vietnam, US cooperate in search for soldiers missing during wartime

The Vietnam Office for Seeking Missing Persons (VNOSMP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) on cooperation in improving the capacity and providing technical assistance for identification of remains of soldiers missing during wartime.