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South Korea expresses regret over domestic assault of Vietnamese woman

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon has expressed regret over the brutal assault of a Vietnamese woman by her Korean husband last week.

Second university in Saigon says no to single-use plastic

HCMC Medicine and Pharmacy University says it will stop using single-use water bottles and plastic straw starting this August.

Vietnam asks ASEAN to take note of threats against fishers in South China Sea

Vietnam has called on ASEAN to pay attention to events occurring in the South China Sea, including the intimidation of fishermen and militarization.
June 24, 2019 | 10:34 am GMT+7

PM Phuc to share Vietnam’s vision for global economy at G20 summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will outline Vietnam’s vision for global progress at the G20 summit in Japan on June 28-29.
June 21, 2019 | 08:34 am GMT+7

Prime Minister sets ambitious target in plastic waste fight

Vietnam should strive for zero disposable plastic use in urban stores, markets and supermarkets by 2021, the PM says.
June 09, 2019 | 09:48 pm GMT+7

Viettel aims to be a digital transformation pioneer

Vietnam’s top telecom firm Viettel wants to pioneer a digital society in the country through technology and industry development.
June 03, 2019 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Swedish pharma firm plans $220 mln investment in Vietnam

Leading Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca will invest $220 million to expand its presence in the country.
May 28, 2019 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam PM issues five-pronged direction for hi-tech growth

The Ministry of Science and Technology has been asked to follow five directions in promoting the application of advanced technology.
May 17, 2019 | 09:12 am GMT+7

PM calls for focus on technology to beat middle-income trap

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc believes Vietnam should switch its focus to technological innovation since resources and cheap labor are no longer its advantages.
May 10, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

All Vietnamese commercial banks to be listed before 2020

A Prime Minister approved plan requires all commercial joint stock banks to be listed before 2020 towards increased transparency and diversity.
March 08, 2019 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

PM calls for error-free arrangements for Trump-Kim summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Sunday ordered all agencies to ensure absolute safety and security for the upcoming Trump-Kim summit.
February 24, 2019 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Samsung in strategically key Vietnam for the long haul

South Korean conglomerate Samsung is committed to a long-term presence in Vietnam as a major base for its global operations.
January 12, 2019 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

Chinese warships dock in Cambodia to boost 'military cooperation'

Three hulking Chinese warships docked in Cambodia Wednesday for a four-day visit, as Beijing parades its naval prowess alongside its staunch Southeast Asian ally.
January 10, 2019 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Prime Minister urges banks to lend more to stop loan-sharking

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said banks need to lend more, especially to poor people, to overcome the loan-sharking crisis. 
January 10, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Public servants should not be sycophants: PM

The PM has approved a new service etiquette guide for government workers that asks them not to flatter their superiors.
January 07, 2019 | 03:34 pm GMT+7
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