Vietnam and the European Union (EU) demonstrated their efforts to push the early signing, ratification and implementation of their free trade agreement and Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s ongoing visit to Europe.
(VNF) - On March 30th, the Vietnam Aviation Academy under Ministry of Transport and D’viation Solutions Sdn Bhd from Malaysia signed a collaboration agreement on a comprehensive strategic partnership with the aim of enhancing the aviation education and training in Vietnam.
(VNF) - From March 29th-31st, an Australian delegation from the Hunter Valley Business Network (Hunternet) is visiting Vietnam to meet with nation’s mining industry and to participate in the Australian Technical Mining Conference and Australian’s Exhibition at Mining Vietnam 2016.
Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city continues to apply four market stabilization programs with the participation of 86 enterprises, said the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
A conference to summarize the five-year trade cooperation program between Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city and southeastern-western provinces and cities for the 2011-2015 period, and realize cooperation plans for the 2016-2020 period, was held in Ho Chi Minh city on March 22nd.
Vietnam’s export turnover to Mexico reached USD1.54 billion (FOB price) in 2015, a year-on-year rise of 49.16% and the highest increase since 2006, reported the Commercial Affairs Office of the Embassy of Vietnam in Mexico.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) co-hosted a high-level conference titled “Towards sustainable Agri-finance in Vietnam - from the case of Lam Dong province” in Hanoi on March 18th.
In Hanoi, on March 9th, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized a seminar on dissemination of Policy Paper “How to ensure sustainability in JICA’s technical cooperation project at grassroots level”.
The Vietnam national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said that a representative from the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) will chair the future VASCO aviation joint stock airlines.
(VNF) - Booked train tickets 60 days ahead of the departure on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh city route should enjoy up to a 50% discount.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is expected to develop sustainable coffee tree areas, giving careful consideration to planting new varieties of trees, and prioritizing policies for promoting socio-economic development.
(VNF) - The US Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs announced ten finalists for the 2015 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).
(VNF) - The political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), announced its support to the Hoi Xuan hydropower plant in Thanh Hoa province.
With the total investment of VND3.5 trillion, construction of a new terminal at the Da Nang International Airport began on November 15th to ease the burden on the lone existing terminal that is expected to be overloaded soon.
In an attempt to prevent itself from becoming a dumping site for electronic waste, the nation has reaffirmed a ban on imports of used cell phones, laptops and other tech devices.
Local companies are now able to import machinery that have been in use overseas for less than 10 years under a new policy, effectively easing a restriction on machines older than five years.
Forbes on September 30th listed the top 400 richest people in the world in 2015, including Vietnamese-American billionaire Hoang Kieu.