International cooperation on maritime security enhanced

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an important legal instrument to regulate maritime issues and ensure legitimate rights and interests of countries, heard the 2ndASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) wo…

Vietnam can be gateway to major markets for India

Vietnam can be a door for Indian products to enter major world markets, Do Quoc Hung, Deputy Director General of the Asia-Africa Market Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, said at the Vietnam Trade, Inv…

Center for toxic chemicals and environmental treatment to be established

A ceremony to announce the Prime Minister's decision on establishing the National Action Center for Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Treatment (NACCET) was held in Hanoi on Wednesday.

The center will deal with s…

Growth in global oil demand will slow by 2025

Growth in global oil demand is expected to slow by 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electric vehicles increases, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.

According to its annual World …

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in salary growth: ECA

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in terms of salary growth with a 5.1% increase expected in 2020, according to a report by London-based ECA International Company.

India will again see the highest real salary increase i…

Agriculture export faces stricter technical barriers

Agricultural exports will face new, stricter non-tariff barriers, as the international market increases its quality controls, particularly product origins, experts said at the Vietnam Food Forum 2019 in Ho Chi …

Vietnam, Kazakhstan pledge further bilateral ties

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Thursday held talks with Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan following a welcome ceremony held for the gue…

PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on Tuesday for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan � one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic …

Gaza ceasefire begins

Israel and the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad have agreed to an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire.

Islamic Jihad spokesman Musab Al-Braim announced that the truce came into effect at 5.30am local time on Thu…

First Vietnamese named honorary Seoul citizen

Le Nguyen Minh Phuong became the first Vietnamese citizen to be designated an honorary Seoul citizen. Phuong and 17 other foreigners were honored at a ceremony on Wednesday in Seoul.

The city government has offered …