NA Chairman receives US Trade Representative

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung welcomed US Trade Representative Michael Froman in Ha Noi yesterday, saying that Viet Nam always stood ready to boost its comprehensive co-operation with the US, especially in trade and investment.

NA Chairman receives US Trade Representative

NA Chairman receives US Trade Representative

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung welcomed US Trade Representative Michael Froman in Ha Noi yesterday, saying that Viet Nam always stood ready to boost its comprehensive co-operation with the US, especially in trade and investment.

VN-RoK ties to go from ‘strength to strength': PM

Viet Nam attached great importance to its ties with the Republic of Korea and wished to step up collaboration in all fields including the economy, trade, investment, tourism, politics and culture, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.

VN-RoK ties to go from ‘strength to strength': PM

VN-RoK ties to go from ‘strength to strength': PM

Viet Nam attached great importance to its ties with the Republic of Korea and wished to step up collaboration in all fields including the economy, trade, investment, tourism, politics and culture, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.

Viet Nam, Angola to consolidate relations

Viet Nam and Angola should speed up efforts to bolster bilateral economic co-operation, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

Viet Nam, Angola to consolidate relations

Viet Nam, Angola to consolidate relations

Viet Nam and Angola should speed up efforts to bolster bilateral economic co-operation, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

NA deputies approve of 2015 plans, doubt job creation claims

National Assembly deputies yesterday expressed general agreement for the Government's socio-economic development plans for next year, but expressed skepticism over some of its achievements this year.

NA deputies approve of 2015 plans, doubt job creation claims

NA deputies approve of 2015 plans, doubt job creation claims

National Assembly deputies yesterday expressed general agreement for the Government's socio-economic development plans for next year, but expressed skepticism over some of its achievements this year.

Viet Nam, US to expand defence collaboration

Viet Nam, US to expand defence collaboration

Viet Nam and the United States yesterday agreed on the need to expand bilateral defence collaboration to new areas including human resources training, UN peacekeeping missions, co-operation in army medicine as well as disaster relief operations.
Finland to help VN develop smart cities

Finland to help VN develop smart cities

Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs said yesterday that his country would help Viet Nam achieve ambitious targets for smart and green cities by providing assistance in sustainable urban planning, industrial design, clean technologies and digital services, along with education and training.
Firms seek unsecured bank loans

Firms seek unsecured bank loans

Businesses have asked banks to give more unsecured loans based on business credit rating in a move to unclog the credit sources.
VN's An wins powerlifting gold with new Asian record

VN's An wins powerlifting gold with new Asian record

Powerlifter Nguyen Binh An claimed gold in the men's 54kg category and broke the Asian record yesterday at the ongoing Asian Para-Games in Incheon, South Korea.

New project to fight ozone depletion

The Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change kicked off a project to decide which technology will work best for combating ozone depletion yesterday in Ha Noi.

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