Vietnam aims to produce 227,000 units of automobiles and become a supplier of spare parts and high-value items in the world automobile production chain by 2020.
The southern province of Dong Nai has required insurance companies to quicken compensation for businesses affected by social disturbances occurred in May and complete the work before July 30.
The World Bank (WB) will continue providing preferential loans for Vietnam between now and 2017, WB Country Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa told National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on July 23.
6 football players held for match-fixing
6 football players held for match-fixing
Police have arrested six players, including the captain of the V-League's Dong Nai FC, for gambling and fixing their team's matches.
Indochinese kids to join HCM City cultural exchange
Indochinese kids to join HCM City cultural exchange
Nearly 200 children from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia will take part in an exchange progmamme in Ho Chi Minh City from July 28 to August 1.
Vietnamese auto industry aims high by 2020
Vietnamese auto industry aims high by 2020
Vietnam aims to produce 227,000 units of automobiles and become a supplier of spare parts and high-value items in the world automobile production chain by 2020.
Riot-affected businesses get compensated before July 30
Riot-affected businesses get compensated before July 30
The southern province of Dong Nai has required insurance companies to quicken compensation for businesses affected by social disturbances occurred in May and complete the work before July 30.
High school universalisation effective in disadvantaged areas
High school universalisation effective in disadvantaged areas
A project on junior high school universalisation in the most disadvantaged areas has prove efficient after six years of implementation, said a senior education ministry official.
Ministry proposes visa-exempt extension for Russians
Ministry proposes visa-exempt extension for Russians
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed extending the visa exemption duration for Russian tourists from 15 days to 30 days.
Laos holds ASEAN Quiz National Competition
Laos holds ASEAN Quiz National Competition
The Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, in collaboration with the ASEAN Sub-committee on Information, organised the 6 th ASEAN Quiz National Competition in Vientiane on July 23 as a preparation for the upcoming regional event.
City to host international track, field event
City to host international track, field event
Hundreds of athletes from nine countries and territories in Asia will compete in the 21th Ho Chi Minh City International Track and Field Championships - Vietnam Open 2014, which kicks off on July 25.
VN’s military equipment sent to Ukraine for maintenance: FM
VN’s military equipment sent to Ukraine for maintenance: FM
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh on July 24 stated that the batch of Vietnam’s military equipment that has been temporarily seized by Finland is meant to go to Ukraine for repair and maintenance.
Vietnam shows responsibility, activeness in ASEAN-EU ties
Vietnam shows responsibility, activeness in ASEAN-EU ties
The successfully-closed 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM-20) in Brussels on July 24 has confirmed the active and responsible role of Vietnam as a coordinator of the ASEAN-EU dialogue relations when it co-chaired the event for the first time.
Tourist arrivals to Thailand to reach 2014 target
Tourist arrivals to Thailand to reach 2014 target
The tourism industry in Thailand will recover in the second half of this year and will reach its target of luring 26.2 million foreign visitors by the year-end, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT).
Singapore cuts inflation forecast for 2014
Singapore cuts inflation forecast for 2014
The Singapore government has cut its 2014 CPI-All Items inflation forecast to average 1.5-2.5 percent amid lower car prices and housing costs expected for the second half of the year.
High hopes for Vietnamese gold medals at 17th Asiad
High hopes for Vietnamese gold medals at 17th Asiad
Vietnam’s key athletes have demonstrated top form ahead of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China and 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, strengthening the country’s hopes for gold medals in the year’s most important international sporting events, according to the English version of the Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.
World heritages in Japan to be introduced in Hanoi
World heritages in Japan to be introduced in Hanoi
A photo exhibition entitled “World Heritages in Japan” will be held at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Hanoi from July 26 to August 9.
Regulations for second-hand machinery imports tightened
Regulations for second-hand machinery imports tightened
The import of second-hand machinery will be allowed if its quality is 80 percent as good as a new one, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Int’l community continues support for Khmer Rouge trials
Int’l community continues support for Khmer Rouge trials
The Principal Donors Group (PDG) for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has pledged to continue financial support for the court in the pursuit of justice for victims of atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Journalists Association opposes China’s wrongful acts
Journalists Association opposes China’s wrongful acts
The Vietnam Journalists Association (VJA) on June 29 issued a statement requesting China to immediately stop its provocative acts and violations of Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty.
Ambassador to Thailand opposes Chinese colleague’s view
Ambassador to Thailand opposes Chinese colleague’s view
Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Nguyen Tat Thanh on July 7 wrote an article on the country’s daily Matichon, opposing the wrongful view of Chinese Ambassador to Thailand Ning Fukui on the East Sea published earlier on the same newspaper. Following is the full text of Ambassador Thanh’s article under the title “Who is the real trouble-maker in the South China Sea ?” – a few words to Ambassador Ning Fukui.
NA Chairman, Deputy PM meet with UNESCO official
NA Chairman, Deputy PM meet with UNESCO official
Vietnamese high-ranking officials on June 30 welcomed President of the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA) George Christophides, speaking highly of the federation’s contribution to international cooperation in culture, education and science.
VN’s most modern surveillance ship handed over
VN’s most modern surveillance ship handed over
Ha Long Shipbuilding Co, Ltd handed over fisheries surveillance ship KN-781 to the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Force in northern Quang Ninh province on June 30.
Vietnam has firm evidence to prove China’s wrongful actions
Vietnam has firm evidence to prove China’s wrongful actions
Vietnam has adequate evidence to prove and confirm that Chinese ships had intentionally rammed and damaged its vessels, heard a regular press conference of the Foreign Ministry on June 26.
State President visits the injured in helicopter crash
State President visits the injured in helicopter crash
State President Truong Tan Sang on July 7 visited the soldiers who were critically injured in the Russian-made MI-171 helicopter crash early on the same day.
Efforts made to free fishermen captured by China
Efforts made to free fishermen captured by China
The Vietnamese representative offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, China, are working closely with Chinese authorities to soon bring home 13 Vietnamese fishermen captured by the Chinese side several days ago.
PM approves seaport plan adjustments
PM approves seaport plan adjustments
The Prime Minister has approved adjustments to a seaport system development plan by 2020, with a total cost estimated at 80 trillion-100 trillion VND (3.75-4.68 billion USD), according to Nhan dan (People) newspaper.
Government pushes rice export
Government pushes rice export
Ministries and related sectors should closely follow the development of rice markets at home and abroad and expand trade promotion activities for increasing Vietnamese rice exports, said a senior Government official.
PM reiterates Vietnam’s resolve to defend sovereignty
PM reiterates Vietnam’s resolve to defend sovereignty
Vietnam should continue to underscore its opposition to China’s illegal actions, persisting in using all possible peaceful measures in line with international law to resolutely defend sea and island sovereignty.
Myanmar to open door for foreign banks
Myanmar to open door for foreign banks
The central bank of Myanmar will allow foreign banks to operate in the country from September, according to local media.
FDI companies boost electronics industry
FDI companies boost electronics industry
Vietnam’s electronics industry has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years owing largely to the foreign direct investment (FDI) sector, and the country is striving to boost supporting industries to further bolster the sector, the Saigon Times Daily reported on July 10.
Workers updated on East Sea issue
Workers updated on East Sea issue
Members from the Hanoi Federation of Labour gathered at a briefing on July 15 to get updated on the latest developments in the East Sea, following China’s illegal placement of its oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in early May.
Vietnam’s new education model wins int’l praise
Vietnam’s new education model wins int’l praise
A new education model introduced by the Ministry of Education and Training has been appreciated at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Replenishment Pledging Conference held in Brussels on June 25-28.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh on July 24 stated that the batch of Vietnam’s military equipment that has been temporarily seized by Finland is meant to go to Ukraine for repair and maintenance.
A project on junior high school universalisation in the most disadvantaged areas has prove efficient after six years of implementation, said a senior education ministry official.
The successfully-closed 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM-20) in Brussels on July 24 has confirmed the active and responsible role of Vietnam as a coordinator of the ASEAN-EU dialogue relations when it co-chaired the event for the first time.
The Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, in collaboration with the ASEAN Sub-committee on Information, organised the 6 th ASEAN Quiz National Competition in Vientiane on July 23 as a preparation for the upcoming regional event.
A photo exhibition entitled “World Heritages in Japan” will be held at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Hanoi from July 26 to August 9.
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