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.
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.
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.
HCM City, Japan's Izumiotsu cooperate in seaport development
Ho Chi Minh City and Japan's Izumiotsu city, with their respective advantages in seaport development, are able to boost collaboration in this field in the near future.
HCM City pushes for infrastructure investments
Ho Chi Minh City is striving to attract infrastructure investments, particularly in urban transport and the environmental sector, Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Hoang Quan told the visiting Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori on October 21.
Viet Nam agrees air services, military support with Finland
Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang and Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori signed an air services agreement yesterday to allow civil aviation companies from both sides to enjoy the right to operate in each others air space during Jan Vapaavuori's two-day official visit to Viet Nam.
President confident about trade with RoK
Bilateral trade between Viet Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was likely to hit US$70 billion by 2020 once their bilateral free trade agreement is implemented, President Truong Tan Sang has said.
New Indonesian President values ties with Viet Nam
The new Indonesian President Joko Widodo spoke highly of the bilateral ties between Indonesia and Vietnam in a meeting with the Head of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung, a special envoy sent by President Truong Tan Sang, in Jakarta on October 20.
Admin reforms need to facilitate local development
Viet Nam has to ensure that public administration and governance in the country is confident, effective, transparent and fair as it proceeds further on the path of regional and global integration, experts and officials say.
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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.