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Deputy foreign minister pushes ratification of Vietnam-EU dealsicon
POLITICS17/01/20200

Deputy foreign minister pushes ratification of Vietnam-EU deals

Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son paid a visit to the European Parliament (EP) from January 13 to 16 to discuss the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).

 
S.Korea’s SK Group sets up US$860-million investment fund in Vietnamicon

S.Korea’s SK Group sets up US$860-million investment fund in Vietnam

BUSINESS
19/12/2019

Both SK Group and South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) would contribute US$430 million to the fund.

Vietnam-Laos trade hits US$940 million in ten monthsicon

Vietnam-Laos trade hits US$940 million in ten months

POLITICS
09/12/2019

Trade co-operation was the highlight of Vietnam-Laos relations in the first ten months of the year, with revenue reaching US$940 million.

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of riversicon

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of rivers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/12/2019

Vietnam's rivers have greatly contributed to socio-economic development, but over-exploitation in recent years has seriously affected this valuable resource, an expert has said.

Healthcare sounds clarion call to start digital transformationicon

Healthcare sounds clarion call to start digital transformation

BUSINESS
04/12/2019

Vietnamese pharma firms are increasingly investing in technological innovations to shore up sustainable growth, while international health technology groups are racing to seize the gains from these trends.

Energy industry deepens sustainability footprinticon

Energy industry deepens sustainability footprint

BUSINESS
04/12/2019

The Vietnamese government has enacted long-term development orientations and a strategy for the power sector, including energy efficiency measures to ensure national energy security. 

Developing renewable energy in Vietnam: Through the lens of equality and sustainabilityicon

Developing renewable energy in Vietnam: Through the lens of equality and sustainability

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/12/2019

While Vietnam is facing many challenges in producing electricity, renewable energy is emerging as the tipping point for advancing development that is inclusive and sustainable in the country. 

Pivoting strategies to open new business spaceicon

Pivoting strategies to open new business space

BUSINESS
28/11/2019

Forging responsible value chains, caring for the environment, and striving to improve the life of all stakeholders are becoming the lodestar for businesses in reinventing their appeal to customers.

Vietnamese retailers rise with the green trendicon

Vietnamese retailers rise with the green trend

BUSINESS
26/11/2019

The competition in the Vietnamese retail market between domestic and foreign players goes beyond price, into the realm of customer experience and service quality as players are vying to offer green and fresh goods.

Hanoi becomes member of UNESCO Creative Cities Networkicon

Hanoi becomes member of UNESCO Creative Cities Network

SOCIETY
01/11/2019

Hanoi was designated as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network on October 30, according to the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.

Vietnam strives for sustainable textile & garment industryicon

Vietnam strives for sustainable textile & garment industry

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/10/2019

The textile and garment industry is the second biggest polluting industry. Textile factories are the most energy-intensive in the world, consuming 1/10 of the total electricity used by industries in Vietnam.

Da Nang, WB sign new deal on strategic connectivityicon

Da Nang, WB sign new deal on strategic connectivity

BUSINESS
07/09/2019

Da Nang and the World Bank (WB) signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic connectivity in the 2019-2025 periodon September 6 in the central city.

IFC helps HCM City in smart urban buildingicon

IFC helps HCM City in smart urban building

SOCIETY
13/08/2019

HCM City hopes that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue to help the city deal with challenges in urban transport, infrastructure construction and waste treatment, thus ensuring sustainable development.

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable developmenticon

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable development

SOCIETY
16/07/2019

Vietnam is ranked 52nd out of 162 countries and territories in terms of sustainable development, according to a new report by German’s Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network of the UN.

VN top legislator meets Chinese businesspeople in Beijingicon

VN top legislator meets Chinese businesspeople in Beijing

POLITICS
11/07/2019

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with executives of some Chinese businesses in Beijing on July 10 as part of her ongoing official visit to China.