VN, Laos ink credit agreement to improve road 17:11 | 05/02/2009
VGP – Road 2E, running from Meuangkhua (Laos) to Tây Trang (Việt Nam), connecting northern Laos and Việt Nam’s northwest, will be upgraded to facilitate the travel of local residents as well as economic exchanges between the two countries.
Cooperation with UNICEF boosted for children’s sake 16:20 | 05/02/2009
VGP - Việt Nam will soon perfect its regime on child adoption as well as sign and approve the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention), asserted Deputy Justice Minister Đinh Trung Tụng.
First months deluged with export contracts 14:17 | 05/02/2009
VGP - In the early months of the New Year, enterprises have signed many export contracts. This fact is more significant as the global economic crisis has been negatively affecting Việt Nam.
VN’s rice export thrives in early month 17:12 | 03/02/2009
VGP – Many enterprises from the Philippines, Singaporean and African countries have contacted to domestic rice exporters.
Half cut of VAT for 19 commodities 15:42 | 03/02/2009
VGP – The Ministry of Finance (MoF) gave instructions to value-added tax (VAT) reduction for commodities and services in 2009.
Tea industry eyes larger export volume this year 15:17 | 03/02/2009
VGP – Việt Nam is widely recognized as one of eight homelands of tea thanks to its geologic and climate conditions appropriate for high-quality tea production. This year, the agricultural sector sets a goal to export 117,000 tons of tea, getting the revenue of around US $167 million (up 13.6% against 2008).
EVN Telecom plans to exploit intra-Asia sea cables 08:11 | 03/02/2009
VGP - EVN Telecom under the Electricity of Việt Nam revealed that in the first quarter of this year, it will launch a project to exploit intra-Asia submarine optical cable system.
Spain: VN’s catfish meets EU hygiene standards 14:27 | 02/02/2009
VGP – The Spanish Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs (MoHCA) last week underscored that the batch of frozen tra and basa catfish imported from Việt Nam in July 2008 completely complied with the European Union-set criteria on food hygiene and cause no harm to people’s health.
MIT approves 44 trade promotion plans 15:40 | 01/02/2009
VGP – Minister Vũ Huy Hoàng of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) just approved 44 national plans and programs on trade promotion (stage 1) to be carried out by 21 enterprises in 2009.
FAO hails VN’s efforts in fulfilling MDG 15:11 | 23/01/2009
VGP – Việt Nam is the only ASEAN country successfully realizing the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of poverty reduction in the 2003-05 period, says the report “The state of food security in the world 2008” by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).