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Vietnam objects to China’s vegetable cultivation in Hoang Sa archipelagoicon

Vietnam objects to China’s vegetable cultivation in Hoang Sa archipelago

Vice Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Doan Khac Viet on May 28 repeated that all activities without Vietnam’s permission in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are valueless.

 
A Pa Chai - Vietnam's westernmost point bordering Laos and Chinaicon

A Pa Chai - Vietnam's westernmost point bordering Laos and China

TRAVEL
27/05/2020

The westernmost point of Vietnam's mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chai is located at the T-junction of Vietnam-Laos-China border in Sin Thau Commune, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien province.

Coronavirus: China accuses US of spreading 'conspiracies'icon

Coronavirus: China accuses US of spreading 'conspiracies'

POLITICS
25/05/2020

The country's top diplomat hits out at Washington - raising tensions between the two world powers.

Fate of five of 12 loss-making projects uncertain with EPC contractors out of reachicon

Fate of five of 12 loss-making projects uncertain with EPC contractors out of reach

BUSINESS
24/05/2020

The fate of five of the 12 notorious loss-making projects remain uncertain because the Chinese contractors cannot be taken to court.

Vietnam faces fierce competition to attract capital flight from Chinaicon

Vietnam faces fierce competition to attract capital flight from China

BUSINESS
21/05/2020

With its early success in containing the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam is having a jump-start among potential investment destinations in attracting a new wave of FDI.

Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Expertsicon

Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Experts

BUSINESS
18/05/2020

Vietnam holds a number of advantages against other countries at a time when investors are looking to exit China, according to experts.

COVID-19 outbreak enhances trend of "make where you sell"icon

COVID-19 outbreak enhances trend of "make where you sell"

BUSINESS
14/05/2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is accelerating the shifting of corporate mindsets on diversifying from China and onboarding the trend of “make where you sell”.

Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association opposes China's unilateral actions in East Seaicon

Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association opposes China's unilateral actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
14/05/2020

President of the Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association Pierre Grega has voiced the association's support for Vietnam as China has increasingly undertaken unilateral actions in the East Sea.

Coronavirus: Wuhan draws up plans to test all 11 million residentsicon

Coronavirus: Wuhan draws up plans to test all 11 million residents

SOCIETY
12/05/2020

Wuhan has proposed an ambitious battle plan to test its entire population in just 10 days.

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Seaicon

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
09/05/2020

In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, 

Nudging investors towards new pasturesicon

Nudging investors towards new pastures

BUSINESS
07/05/2020

There is now plenty of movement by German enterprises re-orienting from China, complementing their existing Chinese operations with new activities in Vietnam regarding sourcing and investments.

Foreign groups step up plans to enter or expand in Vietnamicon

Foreign groups step up plans to enter or expand in Vietnam

FEATURE
06/05/2020

While China is struggling with the pandemic and is losing the confidence of foreign investors, proven resilience is pushing Vietnam to the fore as an ideal investment and manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia.

Foreign groups step up plans to enter or expand in Vietnamicon

Foreign groups step up plans to enter or expand in Vietnam

BUSINESS
06/05/2020

While China is struggling with the pandemic and is losing the confidence of foreign investors, proven resilience is pushing Vietnam to the fore as an ideal investment and manufacturing hub for Southeast Asia.

Coronavirus: Chinese state media take aim at US 'lab theory'icon

Coronavirus: Chinese state media take aim at US 'lab theory'

SOCIETY
05/05/2020

Chinese state media said US claims that the virus originated in a research lab were "absurd".

Rumours swirl Apple could be set to open a factory in Vietnamicon

Rumours swirl Apple could be set to open a factory in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/05/2020

Tech giant Apple of the United States has been stepping up recruitment for a number of positions in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, raising the possibility that they are seeking to set up a factory in Vietnam.

Fisheries Society opposes Chinese fishing bans in East Seaicon

Fisheries Society opposes Chinese fishing bans in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
05/05/2020

The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VINAFIS) released a document on May 4 opposing China’s issuance of regulations banning fishing in the East Sea this year.

Rosy signs for exports to major marketsicon

Rosy signs for exports to major markets

BUSINESS
30/04/2020

Vietnam’s export value is expected to rise in the coming months thanks to China’s increase in imports, strong measures taken by the Vietnamese Government, ministries, agencies, and businesses, and the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Seaicon

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
27/04/2020

The EU is committed to the legal order for the seas and oceans based upon international law, maritime security and cooperation, as well as the freedom of navigation and overflight, in the interest of all states,