Category Archives: Business & Finance

Vietnamese, Hungarian parliaments foster partnership

National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien held talks with his Hungarian counterpart Jakab Istvan in Hanoi on January 17, during which Hien affirmed that Vietnam hopes to expand its partnership with Hung…

PM Phuc to attend WEF’s annual meeting in Davos

The World Economic Forum's 2019 Annual Meeting in Davos themed Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, will bring together 3,000 leaders from all social se…

Vietnam, Hungary foster parliamentary partnership

At a reception for the visiting Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian NA, Jakab Istvan, in Hanoi on January 17, the top Vietnamese legislator thanked Hungary for its support for Vietnam in boosting cooperation with the Eu…

Russia-US talks on reviving INF fails

The US-Russia negotiations on reviving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) failed in Switzerland on Tuesday, as both sides continued slashing each other.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei …

DPM receives U.S. guest

Deputy PM Minh asserted that Viet Nam attaches importance to the comprehensive partnership with the U.S., especially in trade and investment. The two-way trade turnover was estimated at US$ 60 billion in 2018, bri…

NA Chairwoman calls for stronger cooperation in APPF

Ngan, who is Chair of the 26th APPF Annual Meeting (APPF-26), made the appeal while addressing the 27th APPF Annual Meeting (APPF-27) that opened in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on January 15.

The APPF should further reform …

Trump defends trade policies for farmers

US President Donald Trump on Monday defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers and promised fair trade deals that will put America's rural heartland back on its feet.

Trump told farmers in New …

NA Chairwoman meets with Cambodia Prime Minister

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with Prime Minister Hun Sen in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 on the sidelines of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27).

C…

More effort to organize a happy, healthy and peaceful Tet holiday for people

HNP The Party Committee the People's Council the People's Committee of Ha Noi had a video conference with leaders of districts, towns citywide in the first quarter of 2019 on January 14th, focusing on preparations f…

Sector of Home Affairs reviews performance in 2018

Over the past year, the Department of Home Affairs has proactively followed competent authorities' directions; promoted the creativity to carry out the year of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the p…

Cambodian PM: Western Sanctions Would Hurt Opposition

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that if Western countries impose threatened economic sanctions on his country, it would cause the death of the country's political opposition.

Hun Sen, spea…

A Look at the History and Importance of Congress’ Power to Investigate

When Democratic lawmakers won the majority in the House of Representatives in recent elections, they not only won the ability to better shape legislation in the House, they also gained the enormous power of investi…

Preparations needed for taking over positions at multilateral forums: Deputy PM

NDO/VNA Vietnam needs to quicken preparations for taking over the Chair of ASEAN in 2020 and the non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council in 2020-2021 tenure, said Deputy Prime Minister and …

Iran moves toward enriching nuclear fuel

Instead of having to copy foreign designs, Iran is taking preliminary steps to design its own uranium fuel with a purity of 20 percen, Iran's nuclear chief said on Sunday.

In an interview with the state news agency, IR…