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VN, Singapore raise ties to next level

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong have agreed to elevate the friendship between the two countries into a strategic partnership. This was announced at talks in Ha Noi yesterday.

Singapore, Vietnam link up strategically

 VietNamNet Bridge – Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in Ha Noi today (Sept 11) for a three-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 9/9

 ASEAN bloc to improve regional co-operation FM; Malaysian Sultan wraps up visit to Vietnam; Constitution revisions under review; PM prescribes funding to cure HCMC hospital overload crisis

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 14/8

 Party chief presses Kon Tum’s economic development; HCM City, Vientiane beef up telecom cooperation; Vietnam, India enjoy all-around cooperation; PM, provincial leaders discuss development

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 31/7

 Da Nang to open Vietnam’s first cable car line; Viedam opens mold R&D center at SHTP; Local firms keen to make strong investments in Laos; Vietnamese consumers less optimistic: Nielsen

Anti-corruption in Singapore: The whistleblower and the follower

 As described in Part 1, one of the key elements to keep Singapore clean is the public intolerance towards corruption.

Anti-corruption in Singapore: For a happy ending

On March 7, 2013, during a congress session, MP Sylvia Lim expressed her concern when Singapore ranked 5th on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index in 2012 and the year before. Singapore was rated joint number one in 2010.

Vietnam in the Asia Pacific Mathematics Olympiad top 10

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese students have been listed among the Asia Pacific Mathematics Olympiad for Primary Schools’ (APMOPS) top ten, held recently in Singapore.

Three messages of the Vietnamese Prime Minister

Shangri-La 2013 closed but its echo still continues. Perhaps, since the Vietnam War, the Asia Pacific region has never been in need of the things that Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung stated at Shangri-La, as the representative of Vietnam.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 30/5

 UN Children's Fund to continue support; Singapore, Vietnam look to strategic partnership; Vietnam-Spain diplomatic ties marked; Public Security Minister receives foreign guests

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 23/5

 NA boosts ties with Australia; Viet Nam values Russian friendship; Hanoi, Luang Prabang promote cooperation; VN hopes to lift S Korea ties

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 21/3

Vietnam, Netherlands cooperate in climate change response; Vietnam, Laos promote theory work; HCM City, Guam Island boost cooperation; VN wants to contribute more to regional education

Vietnamese farmer recognized in Singapore for decorative plants

Coming across animal-shaped decorative plants in a shop in Singapore, made by a Vietnamese farmer is a real surprise for many.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 25/1

President urges greater judicial reform; Paris Agreement signing marked in France, Vietnam, Singapore boost defence ties; India’s Republic Day celebrated in HCM City

VNA, VTV launch bureaus in Singapore

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on January 16 launched its bureau in Singapore, raising the number of its bureaus abroad to 28, including six in ASEAN member countries.

Viet Nam need miracle in Cup

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam have their work cut out in Group A if they are to qualify for the semi-final of the AFF Suzuki Cup.