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VN, China discuss Ban Gioc Waterfall tourism co-operation

 The fourth round of negotiations over an agreement to protect tourism resources near Ban Gioc Waterfall between Viet Nam and China was held in Beijing from August 2 to 6.

VN, US trade set to explode under TPP pact

 Twenty years after the US and Viet Nam established diplomatic relations, bilateral trade turnover has risen 80-fold, and is expected to boom after the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, currently under negotiations, takes effect.

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Quang Ninh to repair flood damage after torrential rain, Experts tell Laos, VN, Cambodia to study border issues, Da Nang debuts fishing logistics fleet, VN, New Zealand continue co-operation on food safety

VN, Russia trade may hit $10b by 2020

 The bilateral trade between Viet Nam and Russia is expected to reach US$10 billion by 2020, following a Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and the Eurasian Economic Union.

VN, Japan boost digital co-operation

  Viet Nam is now seen as one of the leading countries in the field of software outsourcing and digital content, which has been given priority by the Party and State.


RoK Hanjin group teams up with HNC in express services, VN, Hong Kong garment companies ink cooperation contract, Cosmetics with human stuff banned in VN, Pan Food aims to increase stake in confectioner Bibica

Cultural activities to celebrate VN, EU ties

 Vietnamese citizens under 30 can enter a writing contest to win a round-trip ticket to Brussels.

Prime Minister affirms close relations with UK

 Vietnam and the UK should continue to implement signed agreements and propose new cooperation programmes, especially in economics, trade and investment.

VN, Japan hold strategic dialogue

 The fifth Vietnam-Japan Strategic Partnership Dialogue was held in Ha Noi yesterday under the chair of Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son and his Japanese counterpart Shinsuke Sugiyama.

President: VN seeks Japan's help for support industries

 Viet Nam is keen on attracting more investment from Japanese small- and medium-sized enterprises to help develop the nation's support industries, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

EU pledges US$736 million in ODA for 2014

 The European Union (EU) has committed EUR542 million (US$736 million) in official development assistance to Vietnam this year, and the level of aid would also be maintained for the coming years.

Vietnam hosts disaster prevention summit

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh yesterday called for ASEM countries to strengthen coordination to combat the increasing threat of climate change and natural disasters in the wake of storm Haiyan

EU looks to sign FTA with VN by late 2014

The European Union (EU) hopes to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Viet Nam as early as by late 2014, said European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani.