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Quang Nam holds conference promoting investment
The central province of Quang Nam held a conference on March 26, calling for investments in the automobile support industry, garment-textile, and entertainment services in coastal areas, hi-tech agriculture, and pharmaceutical industry.
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Special task police battalion commended for 20-year attainments

Special Task Police Battalion No. 1, an elite armed unit of the Ministry of Public Security’s Mobile Police High Command, marked its 20th founding anniversary (March 12, 1997) and received the Feat Order (first class) in Hanoi on March 9.Go »
Party chief lauds Women’s Union at National Congress

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong congratulated the women’s movement and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) for their past achievements in his speech at the opening of the 12th National Women’s Congress in Hanoi on March 7.Go »
PM repeats request for strong actions to reach 6.7-percent growth rate

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Government members to take drastic measures to attain the targeted growth rate of 6.7 percent this year at the Cabinet’s February meeting in Hanoi on March 1.Go »
APEC officials discuss possible free trade area for Asia-Pacific

Senior officials of APEC economies as well as experts and scholars have discussed the possibility of establishing a free trade area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) along with its potential impacts and difficulties facing the process.Go »
APEC financial policies in response to disasters discussed

Experts underscored the necessity and significance of the Finance and Disaster Risk Insurance Initiative within the framework of APEC at a seminar that concluded in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on February 21.Go »
Wide range of customs issues tabled at APEC meeting

The General Department of Vietnam Customs (Vietnam Customs) is chairing the first meeting of the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP) in Nha Trang city from February 21-23.Go »
IP rights experts of APEC opens 44th meeting in Nha Trang

The APEC Intellectual Property Rights Experts’ Group commenced its 44th meeting (IPEG 44) in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, on February 18.Go »
Nha Trang to host 2017’s first APEC Senior Officials Meeting

The first Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC (SOM1) and related meetings in 2017 will be organised in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, from February 18 to March 3.Go »
VN & Laos issue new multi- field cooperation mechanisms

The 39th meeting of the Vietnam – Laos Intergovernmental Committee under co-chair of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith was closed in Hanoi yesterday.Go »
President calls for widespread response to tree planting festival

President Tran Dai Quang has called on people to plant trees according to their conditions, noting that it is vital for each country to simultaneously ensure economic growth and environmental protection.Go »
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