National Assembly deputies debated the draft revised law on the organisation of the National Assembly at a plenary sitting on October 22 during the legislature’s on-going 8th session.
Vietnam actively contributed to the Finance Ministers' Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) which was held in Beijing, China on October 21-22.
When the gloves come off, tens of thousands of goods from ASEAN member countries will be duty free, which is certain to lead to intense price competition as competitors aim to get the lion’s share of the country’s 90 million consumer market.
Swimmer adds 6th gold to Vietnam’s medal tally
Swimmer adds 6th gold to Vietnam’s medal tally
Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung on October 21 won the sixth gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing Asian Para Games 2014 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea.
Project increases youth’s confidence in global integration
Project increases youth’s confidence in global integration
The UNESCO Centre for Culture and Education (UNESCO-CEP) launched the “Today’s Voice” project in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21, equipping young people with necessary skills to stay more confident while integrating into the world.
Thailand ranks 6th in global unequal wealth distribution list
Thailand ranks 6th in global unequal wealth distribution list
Thailand ranked 6th among the most unequal countries in the world in terms of wealth distribution, a new survey revealed.
Malaysia, Indonesia agree to address sea border issue
Malaysia, Indonesia agree to address sea border issue
Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed that their long-lasting sea border dispute must be solved as soon as possible, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on October 20.
NA deputies scrutinise socio-economic issues
NA deputies scrutinise socio-economic issues
The 13th National Assembly (NA) continued its 8th session on October 21 with group discussions focusing on socio-economic issues. NA deputies pointed to enterprises’ sluggishness in paying social insurance premiums, which cannot be blamed for difficulties in production and business.
Discovery Wonders of World Heritage exhibit opens in Hanoi
Discovery Wonders of World Heritage exhibit opens in Hanoi
For the first time, images of Vietnam's World Heritage sites are placed alongside those of their counterparts from all over the world to show audiences the link between them.
Vietnam beat Singapore at U21 int’l football tournament
Vietnam beat Singapore at U21 int’l football tournament
Vietnamese players on October 19 beat the Singaporean 3-0 at the 8th International U21 Football Tournament - Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup which opened the same day in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Jetstar Pacific records losses of more than 2.5 trillion VND
Jetstar Pacific records losses of more than 2.5 trillion VND
Jetstar Pacific Airlines (JPA) accumulated losses of 2,564 billion VND (122.1 million USD) during 2008-2013, the latest financial report of Vietnam Airlines Corporation, JPA’s mother company, revealed.
Vietnam active at APEC finance ministers’ meeting
Vietnam active at APEC finance ministers’ meeting
Vietnam actively contributed to the Finance Ministers' Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) which was held in Beijing, China on October 21-22.
NA debate revised legislature bill
NA debate revised legislature bill
National Assembly deputies debated the draft revised law on the organisation of the National Assembly at a plenary sitting on October 22 during the legislature’s on-going 8th session.
In August alone, Vietnam grossed US$199.7 million from exporting wood and wooden products to the US. Last year, the country’s wood exports to the US fetched more than US$2 billion. Vietnam now ranks second in the world in exporting wood products to the US second only to China.
The 8th session of the 13th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on October 20 with a heavy agenda loaded with a large number of bills serving the institutionalisation of the 2013 Constitution. During 35 working days, the longest session this tenure so far, the legislature is expected to adopt 18 draft laws and three draft resolutions, and debate 12 other draft laws.
The Prime Minister has freshly approved a proposal on considering and applying a pre-investment licensing customs priority mechanism to labor-intensive, capital-intensive enterprises even when they remain under construction.
A congress was held in Hanoi on October 19 to launch the Vietnam Association of Women Entrepreneurs (VAWE), with Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa elected as the organisation’s first President.
National Assembly deputies debated the draft revised law on the organisation of the National Assembly at a plenary sitting on October 22 during the legislature’s on-going 8th session.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has instructed Vietnamese representative agencies in Nepal to urgently verify information on Vietnamese missing in a recent snowstorm in Himalayas.
When the gloves come off, tens of thousands of goods from ASEAN member countries will be duty free, which is certain to lead to intense price competition as competitors aim to get the lion’s share of the country’s 90 million consumer market.
Thailand ranked 6th among the most unequal countries in the world in terms of wealth distribution, a new survey revealed.
Laos lost 1-2 to Myanmar on October 20 in the qualifying round of the 2014 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Nuti Food U19 Cup to rank second, and is scheduled to meet Vietnamese opponents in the final round.
A collection of traditional dress (Ao dai) by Vietnamese designer Vo Thuy Duong helped second runner-up Miss Vietnam World 2013 show her beauty and elegance in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Vietnam has ranked second in the list of top 10 best-value destinations to go on holiday in the world, according to the leading global travel search site Skyscanner.
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