Update news cooperation

 The 15th meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Economic, Cultural and Scientific-Technological Cooperation took place in Phnom Penh on March 15.  

Cambodian PM’s visit to continue fostering friendship, cooperation

 Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will pay the second official visit to Vietnam since he was re-appointed as Prime Minister in 2013.

CLV countries strengthen solidarity, cooperation

 The ninth Summit of Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area will take place in Cambodia from November 23-24, aiming to strengthen solidarity and cooperation between the three countries. 

Cooperation, competitive negotiations needed to solve disputes

 Cooperation should be combined with competitive negotiations to address the region’s security challenges, said Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh when discussing the message Vietnam brought to the 15th Shangri-La Dialogue.

Condolences to Pakistan, Afghanistan over quake tragedy

Icelandic President to visit Vietnam, Condolences to Pakistan, Afghanistan over quake tragedy, Vietnamese, French communist parties hold theoretical workshop, Vietnam, Laos reiterate solidarity, cooperation

Top IMF official suggests VN update fiscal policies

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung emphasised that Viet Nam hoped to increase co-operation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), while receiving IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa in Ha Noi June 12.

Viet Nam, France announce plans to remove trade barriers

Viet Nam and France have agreed on the necessity to remove trade barriers in market approaches through bilateral dialogue, including Viet Nam lifting a ban on French beef.


 VN Motor Show revs up record new car sales; Banks quizzed over interest rates; MoF explores import tariff increase; HCMC enjoys trade surplus in ten months; Experts optimistic at mobile marketing

36 officials charged with corruption in 2013

A report by the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam has suggested that 36 officials were charged with corruption during the first eight months of this year.


 Viet Kieu set for tax hikes; Vietnam promotes semiconductor industry; Exports to Africa, South and West Asia reach US$6.5 billion; Foreign investment flow into real-estate projects

Anti-State agitator gets sentence reduced

 The Appeal Court of the Supreme People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14 commuted the prison sentence for a defendant convicted of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.”

VN President receives newly-accredited ambassadors

 President Truong Tan Sang on August 14 received the newly-appointed Ambassadors of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Argentina who came to present their credentials.

Some pocket billions dong, others lose millions of dollars on foreign celebrities

The presence of foreign celebrities in Vietnam brought big money to some businessmen and helped them polish their businesses’ images. However, cooperating with the “stars” is always a very costly, and sometimes costly, game.


 State President Sang’s activities in Indonesia; Vietnam-Indonesia joint statement released; Fatherland Front delegation visits France; Leaders meet with voters in Hanoi, Ha Tinh

Tourism promotion: no money, no proper solution

VietNamNet Bridge – Lacking money is considered the biggest problem of Vietnam in organizing tourism promotion campaigns.


 Legal capital threshold for labour subleasing; New principles for wage scales; Measures urged to lure foreign investment in stocks; Financial storm ravages Cai Mep-Thi Vai ports; Fresh energy for a new direction


 Delta urged to stockpile rice to keep price stable; Sugar inventory continues to rise; Convenience shop popularity threatens local supermarkets; Mining companies see licenses revoked; Bentley to open sale agent in Vietnam

Vietnam issues CO2 emission credits

VietNamNet Bridge – For the first time, Vietnam has issued 510,952 emission credits for the project on the Vietnam livestock biogas program.


PM welcomes senior Chinese official; Vietnam Navy buys Russian emergencies simulator; Vietnam, Japan promote defence cooperation; Deputy PM receives Czech Ambassador

Vietnam expects more cruise tourists in upcoming years

Cruise tourism is believed to be the growing tendency in the upcoming years. Meanwhile, people now tend to buy goods through online channels. These would bring the great opportunities to the Vietnamese tourism industry.