Smart city building helps improve national competitiveness: Vietnam PM
Developing smart cities is really "a big game" that needs to be joined by many "players" with vision and resources.
Vietnam to receive US$51.5 million for efforts against carbon emissions and deforestation
Vietnam is expected to reduce 10.3 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions from six North Central provinces to receive US$51.5 million from World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility.
Vietnam coastline increasingly exposed to natural disasters: WB
Each year, an average of US$852 million – or 0.5% of GDP – and 316,000 jobs in key economic sectors are at risk from riverine and coastal flooding.
Vietnam and Japan agree on entry protocol for short term visits
The Vietnamese foreign ministry has announced an agreement on entry protocol for short-term visits of Japanese and Vietnamese citizens.
HSBC joins hands with WWF-Vietnam in mangrove forest restoration project
The project will support the country’s pledge of increasing forest cover to 45%.
Vietnam Communist Party seeks public opinions for draft Congress political report
The draft political report delineates strategic breakthroughs to meet the new stage of development.
Vietnam’s National Assembly convenes semi-annual meeting
As the 14th legislature of the National Assembly is approaching its final sessions of the 2016 – 2020 term, the top agenda of the gathering includes the ratification of a number of laws and the appointment of key government positions.
Vietnam ranks higher in Asian Power Index 2020
Vietnam, Australia and Taiwan (China) are the only economies to gain relative power in 2020.
Vietnam plays vital role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific policy: PM Suga
The Japanese and Vietnamese prime ministers affirmed their cooperation on security issues including tensions in the South China Sea and the threat posed by North Korea.
Vietnam closely watches US presidential election: Spokesperson
Vietnam always wish to further foster its relationship with the US in a positive and comprehensive manner, said a foreigm ministry spokesperson.
Suga arrives in Hanoi in first overseas trip as Japan PM
Japan is Vietnam’s top economic partner, the largest official development assistance donor, second biggest investor, third largest tourist source and fourth largest trade partner.
Vietnam gets ready to hold ASEAN Summit in mid-November: Spox
The 37th ASEAN Summit is possibly held in person as Vietnam has undergone 45 days without locally-transmitted coronavirus infection. The possibility of holding the 37th ASEAN Summit face-to-face is visible as Vietnam has undergone 45 days without locally-transmitted coronavirus infection.
Vietnam truly hopes for early vaccines against Covid-19: Spox
Vietnam is doing its utmost to have Covid-19 vaccines available as soon as possible.
UPDATE: Japan PM to visit Vietnam on Oct. 18-20
The two prime ministers will discuss a wide range of issues from trade, investment to defense, education and culture cooperation.
Japan PM Suga’s Vietnam visit to deepen Extensive Strategic Partnership: Spox
A Vietnamese spokesperson expressed hope the visit will be a great success, contributing to boosting the Vietnam-Japan Extensive Strategic Partnership.
Transnational economic recovery to be key topic in Japan PM's Vietnam visit
Vietnam and Japan are expected to relax traveling restrictions to meet the increasing demand.
Japan PM confirms Vietnam visit, focusing on Indo-Pacific policy
Mr. Suga highly valued ASEAN, of which Vietnam and Indonesia are members, due to the region’s centrality in the Indo-Pacific.
US assists Vietnam’s e-government capacity
USAID assistance towards this capacity building effort has four main components.
Japan PM accepts invitation to visit Vietnam
Vietnam will be the first leg of Mr. Suga’s overseas trip as Japanese PM like his predecessor, Mr. Abe Shinzo, did in 2012 after being elected as PM for a second term.
Vietnam, US celebrate 25 years of partnership
The US is committed to supporting Vietnam in dealing with war legacies, boosting economic and trade ties and cooperation in education, healthcare, science-technology, etc.