Vietnam recognised as active, responsible member of IPU: official
10/19/2017 11:33:53 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is seen as an active and responsible member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) with substantive contributions to the IPU Assembly, said Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau.

Government advised to re-define public debt
10/19/2017 12:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
The Government should consider international practices to re-define its public debt in the revised Law on Public Debt Management that is scheduled for submission to the National Assembly late this month.

HCM City looks for US cooperation in startups, smart city building
10/19/2017 11:34:56 AM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City hopes for assistance from the US Government and businesses to local startup and innovation activities as well as smart city building, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Vice President seeks stronger multifaceted cooperation with Finland
10/19/2017 10:33:28 AM (GMT+7)
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has expressed her hope for stronger cooperation in all spheres with Finland while meeting Finnish officials and entrepreneurs during her official visit to this European country from October 16-19.

Top legislator concludes official visit to Kazakhstan
10/19/2017 10:22:07 AM (GMT+7)
 National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived in Hanoi in the evening of October 18, concluding her three-day official visit to Kazakhstan.

APEC 2017: Finance ministers discuss cooperation priorities in 2017
10/18/2017 5:16:39 PM (GMT+7)
APEC finance ministers will focus on discussing four cooperation priorities in 2017 at their 24th meeting and related events in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, from October 19-21.

Vietnam-US defence dialogue takes place in Washington DC
10/18/2017 5:01:14 PM (GMT+7)
Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia of the US Dr. Joseph Felter co-chaired the Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue 2017 in Washington D.C on October 17.

Indonesian naval ships visit HCM City
10/18/2017 5:02:55 PM (GMT+7)
 Two Indonesian naval Sigma-class corvette vessels docked at the Ho Chi Minh City international port on October 18, starting a four-day visit to the southern economic hub.

Reforms fail to halt bureaucratic bloat
10/18/2017 2:36:38 PM (GMT+7)
The simplification of Viet Nam’s governance structure over the last decade or so has not resulted in significant changes in policy-making and macro-economic management.

APEC 2017 – Opportunity for Vietnam to assert its position
10/18/2017 11:52:27 AM (GMT+7)
 The Moscow-based REGNUM News Agency and the Research Support Foundation “Workshop of Eurasian Ideas” held a roundtable focusing on APEC 2017 and Vietnam in Moscow, Russia, on October 17.

Finnish PM affirms wish to boost multi-dimensional ties with Vietnam
10/18/2017 11:06:16 AM (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila affirmed that Finland wants to step up multi-dimensional ties with Vietnam while meeting with Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh in Helsinki on October 17.

Singapore, Hanoi seek cooperation in digital technology
10/18/2017 11:08:22 AM (GMT+7)
 Singaporean businesses want to cooperate with their Vietnamese counterparts in digital technology to serve industrial development in each country, said President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo.