Vietnam gearing up to lead ASEAN
08:39 | 01/05/2019 Vietnam - Asean
(VEN) - As Vietnam prepares to assume leadership of ASEAN next year, it is focusing its mandate on preserving the identity and centrality of the 10-nation group and of the more than 600 million people it represents.
Vietnam, Nigeria seek stronger investment, trade ties
08:33 | 30/04/2019 Cooperation
There is great potential for trade cooperation between Vietnam and Nigeria and investment in many sectors like agriculture, agricultural processing, garment, footwear, mining, and production of construction materials, a forum heard in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16.
Hanoi seeks more Japanese capital
09:03 | 29/04/2019 Cooperation
(VEN) - Japan invested in 131 new projects in Hanoi in 2018, with total registered capital of US$4.7 billion, accounting for 89 percent of the city’s total newly registered capital. Reflecting Japan’s leading role in the capital’s development, the Hanoi People’s Committee organized a conference last month to promote further investment and tourism cooperation with Japan.
HCM City, West Australia seek closer partnership
09:05 | 27/04/2019 Cooperation
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem had a meeting with Peter Tinley, Minister for Housing, Veterans Issues, Youth and Asian Engagement of West Australia state in the city on April 22.
French experts give trade promotion, branding advice
09:06 | 26/04/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in coordination with the French Development Agency (AFD), sponsored a conference on enhancing the export promotion capacity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). At the March 25 conference, French experts recommended ways of optimizing trade promotion services for exporters.
RoK firms inquire into business opportunities in Can Tho
10:14 | 25/04/2019 Cooperation
A business delegation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by Lee Dae-jik, director of the agriculture and maritime affairs bureau of Gyeonggi province and director of the Pyeongtaek port company, had a working session on April 23 with officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on cooperation possibilities in port and logistics services.
Vietnam-born German politician hails passion of Vietnam’s startups
08:37 | 24/04/2019 MUTRAP Corner
(VEN) - Vietnam-born Dr. Philipp Roesler, the former German politician who served as Federal Minister of Economics and Technology and Vice Chancellor, recently returned to Vietnam, accepting VinaCapital Ventures’ offer to chair its Advisory Board. Vietnam Economic News’ Minh Long spoke with him about this new chapter in his life.