Daily Archives: January 13, 2020

US, China to resume comprehensive economic dialogue

The US and China have agreed to restart semi-annual talks aimed at resolving their economic and trade disputes.The Wall Street Journal on Saturday said that the Comprehensive Economic Dialogue is expected to be announced on Wednesday as part of the

ASEAN Chair 2020: For a cohesive and responsive bloc

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has written an article entitled The Year 2020 of ASEAN Chair: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN. He said that on January 1st Vietnam officially became the Chair of the Association

Prime Minister underlines extensive strategic partnership with Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a cultural exchange program between Vietnamese localities and businesses and a visiting Japanese delegation in Da Nang city on Sunday evening. The event was also attended by Nikai Toshihiro, Secretary General of...

Legislative leader meets Vietnamese community in Australia

Standing Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong called at the Vietnamese Embassy in Canberra and met with representatives of the Vietnamese community in Australia on January 12.The legislative leader is in Australia to atten...

Prime Minister welcomes Secretary-General of Japan’s ruling party

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Secretary-General of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Nikai Toshihiro, who also chairs the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, on...

Events held to bolster Vietnam-Japan economic, labour, tourism ties

A ceremony was held in the central city of Da Nang on January 13 to kick off a series of workshops and forums on economic, labour and tourism cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.Addressing about 800 delegates of both countries at

Vietnam earns second draw at AFC U23 Championship

Vietnam is in the third place of Group D of the ongoing AFC U23 Championships after drawing Jordan 0-0 in the match on January 13 at Chang Arena Stadium in Thailand.The two teams started the game in a cautious manner.

Number of delayed, cancelled flights increases in 2019

Nearly 45,000 flights were delayed or cancelled in 2019 by Vietnam Airlines, VietjetAir, Jetstar Pacific, Vasco and Bamboo Airways, a year-on-year rise of 0.25 percent.The postponement and cancellation were mainly due to weather and technical reasons, ...

Auto sales in 2019 picks up 12 percent

Members of the Vietnam Auto Manufacturers' Association (VAMA) reported a year-on-year sales surge of 12 percent in 2019, riding on hefty festive discounts and promotional programmes.VAMA said a total 320,322 vehicles were sold by its members in the yea...

Reference exchange rate follows downward trend from previous week

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,162 VND/USD on January 13, down 4 VND from the last working day of previous week (January 10).With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate