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Preparations for US-DPRK Summit on schedule: Deputy FM
Preparations for the upcoming second summit between the US and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are on schedule, earning appreciation from the two countries, Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung told the press on February 21.
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Fisheries industry sets export target of $10 billion

The fisheries sector has set itself an export target of US$10 billion this year, the target set by the Government only for 2020, according to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep).Go »
Ha Long-Van Don expressway to officially open on February 1

The State Council for Pre-Acceptance Test of Construction Works has tested the Ha Long-Van Don expressway, which connects with Ha Long - Hai Phong - Hanoi expressway and Van Don Airport, and agreed to put the road into conditional operation on February 1.Go »
Two Philippine sailors rescued in Binh Dinh

Two Philippine sailors who were had been drifting at sea for days were recently rescued by a fishing vessel in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Binh Dinh.Go »
Bamboo Airways tickets available for sale from January 12

Bamboo Airways, the fifth airline in Vietnam, will start selling tickets from 12pm on January 12, its Vice President, Duong Thi Mai Hoa, told press on January 10.Go »
500 poor families helped to build new houses

Some 500 disadvantaged families in the central provinces of Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Phú Yên and Khánh Hoà have received financial aid worth a total of VNĐ25 billion (US$1.07 million) to build their own houses.Go »
Maritime security cooperation would reduce risks of confrontation in the South China Sea

Maritime law enforcement agencies should help uphold order, not become the tools of governments to “project power and change the order” in the East Sea, said Dr Phạm Lan Dung, vice president of the Diplomatic Academy of Việt Nam.Go »
Binh Dinh’s Phu Cat airport to serve international flights

The People’s Committee of the south central Binh Dinh province and the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on November 30 agreed to start using Terminal 2 of Phu Cat airport to handle international flights.Go »
PM agrees in principle licencing of Bamboo Airways

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principle the granting of an air transportation business licence to Bamboo Airways of Viet Bamboo Airlines Company, owned by property developer FLC Group.Go »
NA deputies to continue discussing CPTPP ratification on Nov. 5

National Assembly deputies will discuss the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and related documents on November 5 morning as part of their ongoing sixth session.Go »
Sixth session of 14th National Assembly opens

The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly opened at the National Assembly Hall at 9 am on October 22, with the opening sitting broadcast live on national television and radio.Go »
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