APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation World

APEC sub-committee discusses trade faciliation

The second meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) began in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23, focusing on debating trade facilitation, alignment with international standards and active participation in international standardisation.
Finland, HCM City enhance cooperation Society

Finland, HCM City enhance cooperation

Le Van Khoa, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, suggested Finland cooperate with the city in such areas as education, information-technology.
Hi-tech parks need more investment Sci-Tech

Hi-tech parks need more investment

As the development of hi-tech parks in Vietnam is still below expectations, they are seeking measures to attract more investments, especially in research and development projects.
Politics

Low income earners to benefit from new laws

Nine laws will come into force on July 1 after being passed by the National Assembly, aiming to streamline Vietnam's policies and offer support to those who need it most in the wake of ongoing economic difficulties.
APEC: Coordinated standards boost trade World

APEC: Coordinated standards boost trade

Senior officials from 21 member economies of the Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum convened in Indonesia on January 27-28 to attend APEC’s sub-committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC).
Business

The forecast of Hanoi’s economy in 2013

Hanoi ’s economy in 2013 is forecast to face difficulties and challenges more severe than that in 2012, said Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao.
VN, Cambodian news agencies strengthen ties Politics

VN, Cambodian news agencies strengthen ties

The Cambodian news agency (AKP) sought to continue receiving active cooperation in information exchange and personnel training from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), contributing to the fine development of the two countries’ relations.
Society

Lawmakers to discuss Hanoi plan

The master plan for the development of the capital city by 2030 with a vision towards 2050 was a hot topic for discussion for the National Assembly Standing Committee on May 11 morning.
Business

HCM City launches own investment fund

HCM City on March 16 officially inaugurated its own finance and investment company, aiming to enhance the city’s State-owned capital management and investment effectiveness.