Category Archives: Business & Finance

Government debates trade development

The government convened in Hanoi on Saturday to discuss ways to boost trade, particularly with the US, China, South Korea, and Japan in the context of complicated changes around the world.

In his address, Prime Mini…

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting

A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips an…

Minimum regional wage to rise 5.5% in 2020

Vietnam's minimum regional wage will increase 5.5% starting next year, as a result of negotiations between representatives of the State, employers and employees which ended Thursday.

Doan Mau Diep, Deputy Minis…

EU passes budget plan in case Brexit deal fails

The European Council has approved an emergency annual budget plan in case Brexit fails.

If the UK refuses to contribute to EU's budget in 2019, the EC will put forward a revised plan for funding science research and ag…

Binh Duong seeks to lure more Australian investors

A series of conferences on attracting foreign investment to Binh Duong province was organized in three Australian cities earlier this week, attracting representatives from the two countries' business communit…

Vietnam becomes 15th most populous nation

Home to more than 96 million people, Vietnam has become the world's 15th most populous nation and the third-most in Southeast Asia, the Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee revealed at the onli…

Top legislator calls for Chinese investments in technology

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received leaders of several major Chinese technology and telecoms corporations in Beijing on Thursday, during which she underlined Vietnam's policy of attracti…

US, China resume trade talks

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talked by phone Tuesday with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, continuing negotiations to resolve t…

Vietnam, UAE to expand trade to 10 billion USD

Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are determined to work to raise bilateral trade to 10 billion USD from 6.3 billion USD in 2017.

The target was discussed during a working visit to the UAE by Deputy Prime

Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen trade, investment cooperation

The traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and its neighbor Cambodia has been strengthened, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh said Tuesday at a forum in Phnom Penh to promote trade a…