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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Singaporean businesses praise Vietnam’s investment climate

Singaporean businesses described Vietnam as a lucrative market thanks to its strong economic recovery and healthy business climate at an investment promotion forum held  in Singapore on April 28. The forum was the result of a joint effort by International Enterprises Singapore (IE Singapore), the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the Vietnamese Embassy, and the Vietnam Ministry of

Major drug trafficking ring busted in HCM City

Ten people were arrested on April 28 in an alleged narcotic trafficking conspiracy operating out of Ho Chi Minh City that police say operated throughout the metropolitan area. Police forces in Binh Thanh district HCM City, following up on tips provided by local residents, arrested the ringleader 24 year-old Nguyen Khac Hieu from Binh Thanh

Famous autographs on show in Hanoi

An exhibition showcasing autographs of famous personalities from all over the world will open to the public in Hanoi on Friday. Sign collector: Marek Wysoczynski poses with a child patient in China. — Photo promocjakultury.pl The display will present part of a collection belonging to Marek Wysoczynski – director of the Bureau for the Promotion

PM: Government willing to facilitate business development

The Vietnamese Government will do its utmost to create optimum conditions for businesses to improve productivity, quality, operational efficiency and competitiveness. Prime Minster Nguyen Tan Dung made the affirmation in his concluding speech at a meeting with the business community in Hanoi on April 28. The Government leader praised businesses’ efforts and contributions to the

Friendship Village supports AO sufferers

An international conference in Hanoi on April 28 heard that the village has taken good care of war veterans and children suffering from impact of the chemical.    Illustrative photo Providing better healthcare services, education and vocational training for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims is one of the key tasks of the Vietnam Friendship Village, which

New bus route to General Giap’s tomb opens in Quang Binh

A bus route linking Dong Hoi railway station to General Giap’s tomb in Quang Binh Province will soon be open. The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has just approved the proposal from the Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee in order to serve the high demand for transportation to the tomb in Vung Chua – Dao Yen.

Da Lat to be introduced on Thai television

A fact-finding tour to film the city was made by reporters from the Thai Public Relations Department (PRD) from April 22-26 as part of its cooperation programme with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).  They visited several artichoke and flower farms to learn about the supply of the flora to both domestic and foreign markets.  They

Thung Nai seen as Ha Long Bay on land

With a perfect combination of mountains, forests, and peaceful lakes, Thung Nai in the northern province of Hoa Binh has become the epitome of poetic landscapes, attracting tourists from all corners of the world. When you arrive in Thung Nai in Hoa Binh’s Cao Phong district, it should come as no surprise you will be

Vietnamese makes Forbes most powerful women list

Rita Nguyen a young 37-year-old entrepreneur is the co-founder and CEO of Squar, a Burmese-language social network. Born in Ben Tre province, Rita Nguyen moved to Canada with her family when she was a young child. After graduating from the university, she worked in the field of information technology at Electronic Arts (EA) company in the

Ukraine rebels free Swedish hostage; Obama seeks unity against Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama called for the United States and Europe to join forces to impose stronger measures to restrain Moscow. In a move senior U.S. officials said may come as early as Monday, the White House said it would add names of people close to President Vladimir Putin and firms they control to a