Category Archives: Business

Vietnam books a ticket to AFC U23 Championship quarterfinals

Vietnam’s U23 football team made history with a Wednesday draw against Syria, qualifying for the AFC U23 Championship’s quarterfinals.

Their next match will be against U23 Iraq on Saturday.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated U23 Vietnam on their success at the AFC U23 Championship.…

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Harvard professors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has spoken highly of the Vietnam Executive Leadership Program (VELP), a collaborative initiative between the Vietnamese Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Vietnam Program at the Harvard Kennedy School.…

Ministry of Home Affairs urged to ensure transparent, fair recruitment

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to promote transparent and fair recruitment and promotion to attract talent in state administrative agencies.

Speaking in a review meeting on Thursday, Binh asked the Ministry to revise the Law on Public Servants to ensure consistency with Party regulations: We need to drastically review regulations on public servants and promote transparency and open competition in recruitment.…

Prime Minister attends Government Office review meeting

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the Government Office for its positive change in workflow and task assignment for a facilitating government.

Speaking in a review meeting of the Government Office in Hanoi on Wednesday, the Prime Minister said the Office should promote its role in advisory work with transparent and unbiased policy recommendation for common goals.…

Countries agree to keep pressure on North Korea

The Foreign Ministers’ Meeting opened Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada, agreed to maintain pressure on North Korea.

Addressing the event, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called for efforts to improve the effectiveness of current sanctions on North Korea.…

Vietnam targets 9 billion USD in seafood export in 2018

Vietnam’s fishing industry will focus on high-tech farming of shrimp and tra fish to earn an export revenue of 9 billion USD in 2018.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam told VOV that priority will be given to enforcing the 2017 Fishery Law and overcoming the consequences of natural calamities and the 2016 marine disaster in the central region.…

At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide attacks

A double suicide bombing has killed 26 people and injured 90 others in Baghdad, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days.

General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, said two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayyaran Square in central Baghdad on Monday.…