President addresses APEC 2017 CEO Summit Business

President addresses APEC 2017 CEO Summit

APEC’s overarching goal is to promote people– and business-centered development, stated President Dai Quang in his keynote speech delivered at the opening session of the APEC CEO Summit 2017 in Da Nang on Nov 8.
APEC - Important force supporting Vietnam’s reform Politics

APEC - Important force supporting Vietnam’s reform

Since Vietnam joined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in 1998, the forum has become an important force supporting the country’s economic reform and restructuring, growth model shift and global economic integration, including the entry to the World Trade Organisation.
Thailand accelerates fight against human trafficking World

Thailand accelerates fight against human trafficking

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Prawit Wongsuwan has affirmed that the Government will promote measures against human trafficking in the context that the US and the EU are stressing the issue in Thailand.
Vietnam prioritises education to reduce social inequality Politics

Vietnam prioritises education to reduce social inequality

Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy permanent representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), highlighted the role played by education in reducing social inequality while speaking at the 72nd session of the UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee in New York on October 3.
Vietnam sees substantive change in stature as UN member Politics

Vietnam sees substantive change in stature as UN member

Vietnam has recorded substantive improvement of its stature since it became a member of the United Nations (UN) four decades ago, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed in an interview posted on the Government web portal.
WB launches country partnership framework for Vietnam Business

WB launches country partnership framework for Vietnam

The World Bank (WB) Vietnam launched on September 14 the Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Vietnam for the 2017-2022 period, which aims to support the realisation of the targets set in the country’s socio-economic development plan for 2016-2021.
Licensed software boosts IP rights Sci-Tech

Licensed software boosts IP rights

Bolstering intellectual property (IP) rights enforcement, including computer software, is high on the Government’s agenda, as part of its efforts to uphold international IP rights commitments it has made.
 HCM City bans high-rises on busy roads Society

HCM City bans high-rises on busy roads

Ho Chi Minh City will not grant licences to high-rise construction projects on roads and in areas where planned infrastructure projects have not been completed in an effort to relieve congestions.