PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Thai counterpart

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-ocha expressed their satisfaction at the strong development of Vietnam-Thailand cooperation over the past 41 years since they established diplomatic ties in August 1976, during their talks in Bangkok on August 17.

Vietnam, RoK enjoy thriving trade

Vietnam, RoK enjoy thriving trade

The Republic of Korea (RoK) surpassed the US to become the second largest trade partner of Vietnam, with two-way trade hitting 29.1 billion USD in the first six months of this year.

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Government targets 6.4-6.8% growth in 2018

Government targets 6.4-6.8% growth in 2018

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is targeting an economic growth rate of 6.4 percent to 6.8 percent for Vietnam in 2018, according to a document sent to ministries and local authorities with guidelines to develop the socio-economic plan for 2018.

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Vietnam presses on with trade promotion in Italy

Vietnam presses on with trade promotion in Italy

A trade promotion programme is underway in Bologna and Rome cities from July 23-26, aiming to boost Vietnamese exports to Italy’s distribution network via the Coop Italia and Conad supermarket chains.

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Manufacturing, processing industry lures FDI

Manufacturing, processing industry lures FDI

Vietnam’s manufacturing and processing industry attracted 12,075 foreign-invested projects with a total registered capital of 180.68 billion USD as of late June, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)’s Overseas Investment Agency.

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Quang Nam to build 26.5 million USD railway flyover

Quang Nam to build 26.5 million USD railway flyover

The central province of Quang Nam plans to build a railway flyover at one of the busiest crossroads on National Highway No 1A, in Nui Thanh district.

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Vietnam boosts ties with Australia

Vietnam boosts ties with Australia

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held working sessions with some Australian officials on July 24 to seek measures to further foster partnership between the two countries.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.