Daily Archives: August 25, 2019

Vietcombank leads Forbes’ top 50 listed Vietnamese companies in after-tax profit

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has been named one of Vietnam's 50 best listed companies in 2019 by Forbes Magazine for the seven consecutive years. It has also become the champion in after-tax

More resources needed to upgrade Bac Kan’s infrastructure: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan to improve its business climate to boost its competitiveness. Mr. Phuc told a ceremony marking 70 years of Bac Kan's liberation on Sunday that the

Vietnam aims to be among ASEAN’s leading states in innovation, intellectual property protection

The Government has adopted an intellectual property strategy setting goals to further improve Vietnam's global innovation index, the Government portal reported. Under the strategy, the Government expects the number of registered inventions will increa...

Construction of largest Vietnamese Buddhist center in Czech Republic commences

A ground-breaking ceremony for the largest Vietnamese Buddhist center in the Czech Republic took place in Karlovy Vary city on Saturday. Covering 6,000 square meters, the center will be a venue to promote Buddhism and Vietnamese culture, land and peopl...

Cu Chi tunnels seek UNESCO’s recognition

HCM city is compiling a dossier to seek UNESCO's recognition of the Cu Chi Tunnels as a world heritage site.Municipal authorities are consulting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while gearing up to complete the necessary procedures.The tunnels of Cu Chi...

Australia expands work and holiday maker visa program for Vietnam

Australia has expanded the number of Work and Holiday Maker visa places available to Vietnamese people, upping the annual intake from 200 to 1,500 a year from September 2, according to the Department of Home Affairs.Minister for Immigration, Citizenshi...

Arab press criticizes China’s violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty

Arab newspapers have reported on the return of Chinese vessels in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, calling it a violation of Vietnam's sovereignty rights. Many local news outlets quoted Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang as say...

South Korea starts drills at disputed islands

South Korea's navy has launched an annual drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul.Japan on Sunday slammed the two-day military drill launched by South Korea as "unacceptable", after Seoul announced its naval, air, and