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’s economy forecast to expand faster this year

Vietnam’s long-term economic prospects remain positive, yet the next two years will be challenging, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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VN urges US to do more for overcoming war aftermath

VN urges US to do more for overcoming war aftermath

The Vietnamese Prime Minister has urged the US to take more concrete action to help Vietnam recover from the aftermath of the Vietnam war in line with the country’s effective cooperation in searching for remains of fallen US soldiers.

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Vietnamese film wins prize at int’l festival in Russia

Vietnamese film wins prize at int’l festival in Russia

The film “Choi voi” (Adrift), directed by Bui Thac Chuyen, has won the Bronze Taiga at the 8th international film festival in Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia .

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Dumping lawsuits still loom over Vietnamese products

Despite hopeful signs of a rally in global economy, domestic enterprises were warned to remain cautious, as a new wave of anti-dumping lawsuits from the US and the EU is hitting Vietnam.

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Vietnam’s 2010 exports still rely on key markets

Having faced numerous barriers while expanding to new export markets, many local businesses have temporarily put such efforts on hold to focus on key markets with which they have strong relationships.

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Vietnamese circus wins int’l plaudits

Vietnamese circus wins int’l plaudits

Vietnam has won a gold medal at the third international circus festival that took place in Albacete, Spain, from Feb. 14-25.

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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.