Category Archives: General

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

HCM City The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) held a gathering on August 16 celebrating the National Day of Hungary (August 20).

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the municipal chapter of the Vietnam � Hungary Friendship Association Le Minh Triet said relationship between the city and Hungary is growing, with many projects bringing practical benefits to both sides.…

Transport minister fields questions about hot issues

Hanoi Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The was confronted with hot issues at the question-and-answer (Q&A) session of the ongoing 36th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on August 15.…

PM: Vietnam ready to partner with Laos in inspection work

Hanoi Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam is ready to partner with Laos across various areas, including in inspection.

During a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for Lao Deputy Prime Minister, Politburo member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), head of the LPRP Central Committee’s Inspection Commission and President of the Government Inspection Authority Bounthong Chitmany, PM Phuc expressed his belief that the Lao official’s visit will help bolster the friendship and special solidarity between the two countries.…

Labour minister clarifies issues regarding Vietnamese guest workers

Hanoi Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung answered questions regarding Vietnamese guest workers unilaterally breaking contracts and seeking other jobs during a question and answer session of the National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on August 15.…

Deputy PM: Vietnam encourages renewable energy development

Hanoi Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has stated that the Vietnamese government always encourages the development and effective use of renewable energies, towards sustainable socio-economic development.

During a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for General Director of Norway’s Scatec Solar company Raymond Carlsen, Deputy PM Dung said with an annual economic growth of nearly 7 percent and a population of more than 90 million, Vietnam sees growing demand for electricity.…

Party official receives IFC, Google leaders

Hanoi Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, received CEO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Philippe Le Houerou, who is also Vice President of the World Bank, in Hanoi on August 15.…

ASEAN Community stays cohesive to move forwards: Deputy PM

Hanoi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a strong and cohesive community in an article written on the occasion of the bloc’s 52nd founding anniversary (August 8).…