Leaders congratulate Kazakhstan on Independence Day 14:03 | 17/12/2018

VGP – Party General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong cabled a message of greetings to Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of the 27th Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan on December 16. 

Vietnamese soldiers’ remains brought home from Laos 17:58 | 14/12/2018

VGP - The remains of 30 Vietnamese soldiers who died during wartime in Laos were repatriated from Oudomxay province in northern Laos on December 13.

ADB maintains forecast for VN’s growth at 6.9% 17:19 | 14/12/2018

VGP - ADB expects the country’s inflation rate to hit 4% in 2018 and 4.5% in 2019, exceeding the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)’s target of 4%. 

Czech cultural corner debuts 14:25 | 14/12/2018

VGP - A Czech cultural corner was inaugurated in Ha Noi on December 13 at the Centre for Cultural Exchange and International Cooperation (CCIC) under the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).

VN to attend Mekong-Lancang Foreign Ministerial Meeting in Laos 17:38 | 13/12/2018
VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh will attend the 4th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) and pay an official visit to Laos from December 16-19 at the invitation of Lao FM Saleumxay Kommasith.
ADB backs VN to build up health professionals 14:44 | 13/12/2018

VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ABD) approved US$ 80 million loan for Viet Nam to build and equip new campuses of the Ha Noi Medical University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City.

No Vietnamese citizen affected in Strasborg shooting 14:38 | 13/12/2018

VGP – The local authorities of Strasbourg reported two deaths and 13 injuries and no Vietnamese citizen was killed or injured in a gun attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, one of the busiest cities of France on December 11.

ADB offers US $300 million loan to BIDV for SMEs development 14:37 | 13/12/2018

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) signed a $300 million loan agreement to support the growth and productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Viet Nam on December 12 in Ha Noi.

DPM to pay official tour to Laos 14:37 | 13/12/2018

VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh will attend the fourth Foreign Ministerial Meeting in Luang Prabang, Laos; pay an official visit to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic; and co-chair the fifth Viet Nam-Laos ministerial-level consultation in Vientiane, Laos, from December 16-19.

ADB helps better vocational education in VN 08:29 | 13/12/2018

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$78 million financing package to help Viet Nam’s labor force meet market demands by improving the quality of national technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions.