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Saibu Gas of Japan reached an agreement to obtain a 21-percent stake in the PetroVietnam Low Pressure Gas Distribution JSC (PVGD) – a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).

Vietnam, RoK agree to co-finance joint research projects

Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh and Minister of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Choi Kiyoung on November 27 signed an agreement to co-finance research projects from 2019 – 2020.

Nuclear power: The Vietnam - U.S. meeting

 VietNamNet Bridge - The U.S. government has made positive initial moves for its investment in Vietnam’s nuclear power development.


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Breakthrough made in TPP negotiations on Vietnamese SOEs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Solutions have been found in the issues relating to the Vietnamese state owned enterprises (SOEs), one of the toughest topics in the negotiations for TPP.

Vietnam had never had such great opportunities like now

Vietnam now has the opportunities to sign three free trade agreements with the three biggest trade zones in the world – the Trans Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership, the Vietnam – EU Partnership and Cooperation, and the ASEAN + 6 Agreements.

Chinese telecom groups hesitate to do business in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Chinese network operators really want to expand their business to Vietnam and other South East Asian markets, but they are fearful of the cutthroat competition in the Vietnamese market.

Vietnam’s garments & software competent enough in Japanese eyes

Vietnam now absolutely can replace Japan in making garments and software. However, it’s still unclear if Vietnam can grab the opportunities.

Aviation agreement renewed, but no news about VN-US direct routes

An agreement on amendment to the Vietnam – US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement has been signed. However, the Vietnamese national flag air carrier has not made any statements about the opening of the direct air routes.