Japan continues helping VN tackle climate change 10:40 | 12/06/2009
VGP – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday penned a project on forest research to serve activities against climate change.
VN exchanges traffic rights with ASEAN neighbors 09:24 | 12/06/2009
VGP - For the first time, cargo trucks of Thailand and Việt Nam can enter their respective territories to load goods after the two countries and Laos officially start the exchange of traffic rights and a regional customs transit system.
VN boasts as world’s fastest-growing seafood exporter 07:25 | 11/06/2009
VGP - Thanks to an annual 18% surge of seafood export value in the period of 1998-2008, Việt Nam has the fastest growth rate in the world, according to a recent seminar jointly held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Cần Thơ City.
VANSCORP wins int’l aviation award 16:10 | 10/06/2009
VGP - Việt Nam Air Navigation Services Corporation (VANSCORP) has won an Eagle Award conferred by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) at the 65th IATA Annual General Meeting on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
VN, Saudi Arabia promote energy cooperation 07:00 | 10/06/2009
VGP - Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ibrahim Al Naimi held talks with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vũ Huy Hoàng in Hà Nội on June 9. The two sides came into agreement to jointly establish legal frameworks in many fields, especially energy.
Tourism sector commits to safety for foreign visitors from H1N1 17:00 | 09/06/2009
VGP – Local departments of tourism, Việt Nam Tourism Association, travel agencies, and hotels are urged to proactively take proper measures to ensure foreign visitors’ safety and prevent the outbreaks of H1N1 flu.
MARD starts deal on plant quarantine 16:57 | 08/06/2009
VGP - The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is requiring Vietnamese fruit exporters to register their standards for five types of fruit exported to China in conformity with a bilateral agreement on plant quarantine.
VN ranks 4th in tourism development next ten years 14:35 | 05/06/2009
VGP - Recently, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has placed Việt Nam at the fourth rank among the fastest growing countries in terms of travel and tourism demand between 2008 and 2018.
May sees stability on monetary market, up of economic investment 07:27 | 05/06/2009
VGP – In May 2009, the State Bank took various measures to maintain the stability of the monetary market and remove difficulties for enterprises.
Direct VN-US container shipping route launched 17:00 | 04/06/2009
VGP - US-based container shipping firm APL inaugurated a direct container shipping service between Việt Nam and the US, the first of its kind, on Wednesday at the Saigon Port-PSA deep-water container terminal in the southern province of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu.