Vietnam tightens ties with Russia, Philippines

Vietnam tightens ties with Russia, Philippines

Vietnam attaches importance to defence ties with Russia, affirmed Nguyen Chi Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Defence Minister, at a reception in Hanoi on September 20 for Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov.

First Vietnamese made supply vessel launched

An offshore supply ship was successfully launched from the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on June 9, making it the first of its kind entirely designed and built by Vietnamese businesses.

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Vietnam increases footwear exports to Spain

Vietnam ranks second among footwear exporters to Spain , said the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries (FICE).

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Govt approves schemes for HIV/AIDS children

The Government’s recently-approved plan of action for 2010 and vision 2020 regarding HIV/AIDS children emphasises that the entire target population should have access to appropriate care, treatment and consultancy.

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El Salvador to set up diplomatic ties with Vietnam

The new El Salvador government is interested in establishing diplomatic ties with Vietnam , said the General Coordinator of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), Medardo Gonzalez.

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IFC helps improve retail payment system in Vietnam

The International Financial Company (IFC) will provide about 1.2 million USD in new equity to Vina Payment Network Joint Stock Company (PayNet) to help expand speedy and reliable electronic payment services to millions of households and individuals throughout the country.

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Mid-term donors meeting opens in Dak Lak

The Mid-term Consultative Group (CG) meeting of donors to Vietnam opened in Buon Ma Thuot City in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 8.

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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.