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30th SEA Games: Vietnam earns 17 gold medals on Dec. 10

The gold medal in the men’s football concluded a successful day for Vietnam at the 30th SEA Games on December 10 with 17 gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals.

Vietnam likely to post trade surplus for fourth straight year

With a record trade surplus of 9.12 billion USD over the first 11 months and year-on-year export growth of 7.8 percent, experts believe that 2019 will be the fourth straight year Vietnam will post a trade surplus.

Vietnam needs solutions for sustainable development of rivers

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.

Ninth ASEAN Maritime Forum opens in Da Nang

The 9th ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-9) opened in the central city of Da Nang on December 5, seeing the participation of more than 50 delegates from the 10 ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Secretariat.

Vietnam to promote ASEAN unity during ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020

Vietnam wants ASEAN to unite in all aspects, from institutions to economy and human resources, which is very important for ASEAN to uphold its central role, said Deputy Foreign Minister and Head of SOM ASEAN Vietnam Nguyen Quoc Dung.

Tay Ninh has one more international border gate

An auxiliary border gate in the southern province of Tay Ninh, the Tan Nam on the border with Cambodia, will be upgraded into an international border gate.

30th SEA Games: Vietnam draw with Thailand to earn semifinal berth

Vietnam’s U22s advanced to the semifinals of the 30th SEA Games men’s football after making a remarkable comeback draw against Thailand on December 5.

WeWork expands in Vietnam

Co-working space provider WeWork is expanding in Vietnam by opening two more offices in Ho Chi Minh City.

Germany automation firm Festo to expand investment in Vietnam

Festo, a German supplier of automation technology and technical education, plans to expand investment in Vietnam to take advantage of the increasing foreign investment and production in the country.

Singapore’s Platinum Victory plans to buy three million shares in REE

Platinum Victory Pte Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based automotive group Jardine Cycle and Carriage, plans to buy three million shares of the Refrigeration Engineering Corporation (REE).

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to visit Russia, Belarus

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will pay official visits to Russia from December 8-12 and Belarus from December 12-14, according to a communique of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the legislature.

Vietnam on way to end AIDS pandemic in 2030

A conference was held in Hanoi on December 4 to look back on 20 years of HIV/AIDS treatment in Vietnam.

Japan ready to assist Vietnam in natural disaster preparedness

A delegation of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has conclluded a five-day working visit to Japan to learn the host country’s experiences in coping with super Typhoon Hagibis, especially in the dyke management.

Malaysia launches APEC 2020

Malaysia held a ceremony in Cyberjaya town on December 4 to launch the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020, themed “Optimising Human Potential Towards a Future of Shared Prosperity”.

Vietnam’s economy stays positive amid global growth slowdown: PM

Vietnam’s economy remains positive despite the slowdown in global economic growth, especially in Asia, over the last 11 months, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for November on December 2.

ASEAN Conference for Young Scientists 2019 opens in Hanoi

The ASEAN Conference for Young Scientists (ACYS) 2019 opened in Hanoi on December 2 with the participation of 140 delegates.

Vietnam students win most golds at IMSO 2019

Vietnamese students won 15 gold, 14 silver and seven bronze medals at the 16th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) 2019.

Vietnam obtains 10 gold medals on SEA Games 30’s first day

The thrilling 2-1 victory over Indonesia by the men’s U22 football team and a gold medal in the women’s over 60kg arnis category concluded a successful day on December 1 for Vietnam at the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30).

Vietnam hopes to be among leading nations in HIV/AIDS combat

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Bac Giang on December 1 in response to the National Action Month against HIV/AIDS and the World AIDS Day.

VN automobile manufacturers ask for more support

Vietnam’s automobile industry is small compared to regional markets and local suppliers are asking for more support from the Government.