Hau Giang promotes cooperation with RoK firms

European firms seek investment opportunities in Hau Giang At the working session (Source: VNA) Hau Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang introduced its investment attraction policies and investment opportunities to European food and beverage firms. At a meeting on August 22 with representatives from Poland’s Euro Eco […]

Policy dialogue aims to speed up action on tuberculosis in APEC

Vietnam attends Global Health Security Agenda The agenda was drafted to encourage the early detection of and response to infectious disease outbreaks before such outbreaks escalate to pandemic levels. Vietnam and Uganda have been selected to run pilot projects under the agenda’s framework. Over 2013–2014, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) have […]

Turkey’s Prime Minister arrives, beginning Vietnam visit

Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim (Source: Radio Free Europe) Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim arrived in Hanoi on August 22, beginning his official visit to Vietnam to August 24 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The visit looks to develop wide-ranging relations between the […]

Vietnam, Indonesia aim for deeper strategic partnership

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Remarks on Occasion of 50th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN The following is the full translation of PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s remarks on the occasion of the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN. Ladies, gentlemen and friends – citizens of the ASEAN Community, On August 8, 2017, […]

European firms seek investment opportunities in Hau Giang

At the working session (Source: VNA) Hau Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang introduced its investment attraction policies and investment opportunities to European food and beverage firms. At a meeting on August 22 with representatives from Poland’s Euro Eco Food, Mekong Pearl JSC, and the Netherlands’ Vietnam […]

Binh Thuan NA deputies delegation pays working visit to Laos

Disadvantaged regions need more investment By the end of this year, programme 135 will have finished the first phase, which lasted for seven years. Under the first phase, more than 20,000 infrastructure projects have been built, more than 200 commune-cluster centres established, 70 percent of the communes have built basic infrastructural facilities such as roads, […]

Better disaster-recovery efforts needed in APEC economies

VietNamNet Bridge – Disaster recovery in APEC economies is as important as disaster preparation and response, the co-chair of the APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG), Le Quang Tuan, said yesterday. Delegates from 21 APEC-member economies and non-APEC organisations met at the 12th meeting of the APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) on Monday (August […]

Transport ministry to raise airport service charges

The Ministry of Transport will increase service charges at airports to compensate for investment costs of the airport system and raise service quality. According to a regulation issued last week, the take-off and landing charge will increase by 5 per cent from October 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, on average. It […]

APEC discusses reforms to investment climate

Promoting trade and investment and reforming the investment climate in APEC member economies were discussed at the Investment Experts’ Group (IEG) meeting held in HCM City on Monday as part of the ongoing third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings. The two-day meeting held under the aegis of the Committee of […]

HN starts virtual gold trading trial

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi People’s Court yesterday opened legal proceedings against a criminal case regarding an illegal virtual gold trading floor. The case involves top managers of the Ha Noi-based Khai Thai Consultant Limited Company (KTIC). Hsu Ming Jung at the court hearing. – Photo: VNA/VNS  KTIC General Director Hsu Ming Jung (also called […]

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