Politics

Workshop: How to strengthen VN-China ties

Chinese researchers, their Vietnamese counterparts and the authorities from several provinces that border with China gathered in Hanoi on August 24 for a workshop on how to bolster confidence in Vietnamese-Chinese relations, from the point of view of the border provinces.
Politics

Legislators talk ways to finalise legal system

Domestic and international legislators and legal researchers are gathering in the central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city to attend a workshop to exchange experiences in finalising a legal system.
Society

Border trade zone launches promotion campaign

The south-western border province of An Giang introduced its duty free Tinh Bien trade zone and announced a festival to spotlight Vietnam’s ‘high-quality products’, at a press briefing in Phnom Penh on August 18.
Business

Top economists talk growth, development

Growth theory and economic development were the main topics of a seminar co-hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Party Central Committee’s Theory Council in Hanoi on August 17.

Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development in the UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs, and Prof. James Riedel from the US’s Johns Hopkins University, participated in the event.
Society

Seminar seeks to create media ethics handbook

How to build up a media ethics handbook topped the agenda of a seminar, which was organised by the Ministry of Information and Communications in the central province of Khanh Hoa on August 13.
Society

Workshop talks Labour Code and Trade Union Law

Trade union members and legislators are gathering at a two-day workshop in the coal-mining province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city on August 13 to seek ways to draft a revised Labour Code and Trade Union Law.
Business

Vietnam, Japan enhance cooperation

An association between Vietnam and the city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka perfecture, Japan has been set up, playing an important role in promoting friendship exchanges and cooperation between the two sides.
ASEAN

Thai economy to grow by 2 percent

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on July 23 predicted the country's economy will grow by two percent next year following a second stimulus package.