World

Japan, RoK sign civilian nuclear pact

Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara and Republic of Korea (RoK) Ambassador to Japan Kwon Chul Hyun on Dec. 20 signed a civilian nuclear pact that sets a legal framework for peaceful use and transfer of nuclear power technologies between the two countries.
Romania seeks oil and gas cooperation with VN Business

Romania seeks oil and gas cooperation with VN

Romania wants to cooperate with Vietnam in oil and gas and the petrochemical industry in the near future, a representative from its Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environment said.
Business

Vietnamese firms eager to invest in Cuba

Cuba has become increasingly attractive to Vietnamese investors following changes to the country's trade policies that are designed to attract foreign firms in the service and production sectors, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade's American Department.
VN, Palestine increase trade cooperation Politics

VN, Palestine increase trade cooperation

Vietnam ’s Ministry of Industry and Trade and Palestine ’s Ministry of Economics on September 22 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in industry and trade.
FTAs have positive impact on ASEAN trade Business

FTAs have positive impact on ASEAN trade

At the 42nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting, the Chairman, Vu Huy Hoang, confirmed the positive impact the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have had on trade within the group.
Politics

Trans-national drug ring busted

The police have asked the Supreme People’s Procuracy to prosecute eight suspects in an international drug trafficking case, including five Nigerians and one Zimbabwean, after finishing investigations.
Society

VAVA pushes to gather more support for AO victims

A television programme in support of Vietnamese Agent Orange victims will be simul-cast live in the US, France and Vietnam in the first half of 2010, according to an official in charge of AO affairs.
Society

Anti-drug operations make headway

The national fight against drug crimes has made significant strides this year, said a workshop that brought together representatives of relevant southern agencies in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Sept. 24.