Prime Minister holds phone talks with EC President Politics

Prime Minister holds phone talks with EC President

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held phone talks with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on July 29 to discuss the implementation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Vietnam joins global efforts to promote legal migration: Deputy FM Society

Vietnam joins global efforts to promote legal migration: Deputy FM

Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), which to covers all dimensions of the international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner, helps Vietnam better manage migration, create a transparent and safe migration environment, said Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung on October 11.
EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains Business

EVFTA opens door for businesses to join global value chains

The conclusion of the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) marked the end of an arduous journey with three years of negotiations and another three years for preparation to reach the signing, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
Hanoi, Finnish region secure cooperation pact Politics

Hanoi, Finnish region secure cooperation pact

Hanoi and Finland’s South Ostrobothnia region inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation enhancement as part of their leaders’ meeting in Vietnam’s capital city on January 7.
Vietnam, Cambodia PMs attend business forum  Business

Vietnam, Cambodia PMs attend business forum

Vietnam and Cambodia could make their two-way trade value at 7-8 billion USD by 2020 as they have established sound cooperation across sectors and their governments have regularly taken measures to remove difficulties for businesses, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
President meets Azerbaijani NA Speaker, PM Politics

President meets Azerbaijani NA Speaker, PM

State President Truong Tan Sang met Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on May 14, saying that Vietnam values the development of ties with traditional friends, including Azerbaijan.
Business

Concrete policies needed to lure more FDI: experts

A light decrease in foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam over the last 10 months prompted experts to ask for the introduction of a market-oriented attraction strategy along with post-licensing caring services for operating investors.

According to Nguyen Dinh Cung, head of the Central Institute for Economic Management, the attraction of FDI should be considered as an important and effective driving force of the country’s economic development in policies outlined to reel in foreign investments.
Society

Dialogue with workers can minimise strikes

Direct dialogue will help create a harmonious relationship between employers and workers, reducing strikes, said labour officials, trade union activists and business representatives.