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Foreign investment in banking sector to surge

Business

Foreign investment in banking sector to surge

The improved business performance of Vietnamese banks and a Government regulation to require local banks to meet stricter capital regulations as part of Basel II standards is spelling the start of a wave of foreign investment into the country’s finance and banking sector in 2019, experts said.

Vietnam-Laos joint venture support Lao students

Society

Vietnam-Laos joint venture support Lao students

The Lanexang Assurance Public Company (LAP), a joint venture between the Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Insurance JS Corporation and the Laos Development Bank, recently launched a programme to support Lao students in Sangthong district of the country’s capital Vientiane.

Dutch Cultural Festival opens in Can Tho

Culture - Sports

Dutch Cultural Festival opens in Can Tho

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam and the People’s Committee of Can Tho city on November 10 opened the Dutch Cultural Festival with a wide range of activities held to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Netherlands diplomatic relations.

Party leader begins Russia visit

Politics

Party leader begins Russia visit

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong arrived at Vnukovo 2 airport in Moscow at noon on September 5, starting an official visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

ASEAN members meet on immigration issues

ASEAN

ASEAN members meet on immigration issues

ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (DGICM) convened their 22nd meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 6.

Vietnam-EAEU FTA produces positive outcomes

Business

Vietnam-EAEU FTA produces positive outcomes

Officials of Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) lauded the upbeat outcomes brought about by the EAEU – Vietnam free trade agreement (EAEU – Vietnam FTA) in more than one year and a half since it took effect.