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National Assembly’s third plenary session concludes
The third plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) closed in Hanoi on June 21 after one month of sitting, making decisions on the country’s important matters.
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes John Kerry

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 20 for former US Secretary of State John Kerry, asking him to convey a message to President Donald Trump that there is no confrontation about trade between Vietnam and the US.Go »
RoK splashes out in Vietnam: KOTRA

The Republic of Korea topped the investor line-up in Vietnam with over 50 billion USD as of the end of 2016, according to statistics from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) released on June 12.Go »
Prime Minister meets Japanese entrepreneurs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met representatives of many major Japanese enterprises in Tokyo on June 5, part of his official visit to Japan.Go »
PM Phuc, President Trump talk ways to advance Vietnam-US ties

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US President Donald Trump discussed measures to develop the two countries’ relations in a more substantive manner during their talks at the White House, Washington DC, on May 31 (local time).Go »
Youths join hands to develop rural, urban areas

The summer youth volunteer campaign 2017 was launched in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak on May 28 with a view to encouraging youngsters to build new-style rural and civilised urban areas.Go »
Leaders pay tribute to late President on birth anniversary

Party, State and Front leaders paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on May 18 on the occasion of the late leader’s 127th birth anniversary (May 19, 1890).Go »
NA Chairwoman receives IPU President, Secretary General

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated that the Vietnamese legislature commits to continuing to be an active and responsible member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), especially upholding its role as a member of the IPU Executive Board for the 2016-2019 tenure to contribute to its common development.Go »
Exhibition marks General Van Tien Dung’s 100th birthday

An exhibition marking the 100th birth anniversary of late General Van Tien Dung (May 2) opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on April 24.Go »
BIDV asked to help expand investment abroad

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) to continue taking the pioneer role in supporting businesses to expand investment abroad, especially in Laos and Cambodia, and become a leading commercial bank in the region.Go »
Business environment effectively supports firms: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assessed that the business and investment environment of Vietnam has been effectively supporting the development of enterprises, pointing a high number of startups and profitable firms.Go »
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