Joint Declaration of 5th GMS Summit

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) leaders adopted a joint declaration of their fifth summit in Bangkok , Thailand on December 20, committing to the inclusive and sustainable development of the subregion, especially the effective management and use of Mekong River water resources.

VRG begins rubber exploitation in Cambodia

In 2014, the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) will purchase an additional 11,220 hectares of rubber trees in Cambodia as it strives to gain 100,000 ha in the neighbouring country, according to VRG General Director Tran Ngoc Thuan.

Corporate responsibility needs a boost

Vietnamese enterprises have failed to implement effective corporate social responsibility projects in a strategic way to create long-term social benefits and improve their reputations, a study revealed on December 6.

Vietnam aims to expand social businesses

The social business model is one of the measures and initiatives that can help Vietnam deal with challenges in economic recovery and restructuring and maintaining sustainable development, a Vietnamese official has said.

Feasibility studies begin on inter-city express rail links

The Ministry of Transport on Aug. 31 asked the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to start conducting feasibility studies on two portions of an express-railway linking Hanoi with Vinh City (the capital of central Nghe An province) and HCM City-Nha Trang.