Enhancing capacity to increase links

Enhancing capacity to increase links

NDO - Vietnam should revise its policy framework, with great importance being attached to increasing the capacity of domestic enterprises, in order to boost the links between domestic and foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises, amid the increasingly significant contributions of the FDI sector to the national economy. (Oct 17, 2017)


Publishing sector struggles to promote Vietnamese literature abroad

  Oct 03, 2017
NDO - In the context of international integration, the Vietnamese publishing sector has struggled to promote Vietnamese literature abroad due to their unprofessional working manner and the lack of a long-term vision. A functional agency, the provision of favourable policies by the Government and a strong staff of translators are required to further advertise Vietnamese publications to readers worldwide. 

State leaders send best wishes and gifts to children ahead of Mid-autumn festival

  Oct 01, 2017
NDO – President Tran Dai Quang has sent his warmest wishes to all Vietnamese children at home and abroad as well as foreign children who are living in Vietnam on the occasion of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.  

New milestone in Vietnam’s enterprise-oriented economic reform

  Sep 29, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) recently made a historic decision to scrap 675 business conditions in a significant move to remove the obstacles facing enterprises and improve the business climate in Vietnam. 

Food safety a must to ensure quality and competitiveness of Vietnamese products

  Sep 28, 2017
NDO – Ensuring food hygiene has been set as a key factor for Vietnamese products to further integrate into international markets, particularly for enterprises who want to enter fastidious markets that have a range of strict safety food regulations. 

Promoting tourism – Lever to develop Vietnam tourism industry

  Sep 30, 2017
NDO – At the second Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF), according to experts, promoting tourism was identified as one of the three "bottlenecks" of Vietnam's tourism sector that affirms that focusing on improving the effectiveness of tourism promotion is the urgent and long-term solution for tourism development.  

Vietnamese karate dreams of Olympics

  Sep 27, 2017
NDO – For the first time ever in their history, the Vietnamese karate team secured a gold medal at the Karate 1-Premier League, the most important league event in the world of karate, thanks to the exceptional performance of 19-year-old Nguyen Thi Ngoan in Halle/Leipzig, Germany. The gold medal is more meaningful now as karate has been officially included in the 2020 Olympics competition programme. 

Developing “agriculture 4.0”

  Sep 26, 2017
NDO - Agriculture is a foundation, a development axis, and a strong pillar of the economy. Over the years, the sector has recorded continuous growth with important achievements, contributing to nationwide economic stability, reducing poverty and improving the standard of living for rural residents. 

Encouraging household businesses to switch into enterprises

  Sep 25, 2017
NDO - It is the people’s inalienable right to choose a business model, therefore the government can only encourage, and cannot use administrative orders to force, household businesses to convert into enterprises, said To Hoai Nam, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (VINASME). 

Da Nang ensures best conditions for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

  Sep 23, 2017
NDO/VNA – Chairman of the Da Nang People’s Committee Huynh DucTho has asked departments and localities to make thorough preparation for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, which is scheduled to take place in the city in November.  

Vietnam’s car dream re-ignited as Vingroup builds manufacturing plant

  Sep 16, 2017
NDO – The giant Vietnamese property developer Vingroup has announced plans to produce its first cars in the next two years, rekindling the long-cherished dream of a local car industry which has failed to come true following numerous attempts over the past two decades.  

Quang Ninh makes efforts to increase the Provincial Competitiveness Index

  Sep 13, 2017
NDO – During recent years, with the active and creative implementation of three strategic breakthroughs, focusing on the comprehensive and basic reform of administrative procedures, Quang Ninh province has gained many positive results in business environment and the provincial competitiveness index (PCI). 

Geographical indication development: A national-level strategy needed

  Sep 12, 2017
NDO – In order to promote the value of geographical indication (GI), products under GI protection require a forceful boost from the market, especially in attracting the choice of consumers. However, at present, Vietnam still lacks a national-level strategy with the aim of advertising, introducing and facilitating GI products. 

Tra Vinh – An attractive destination for tourists to the Southwest region

  Sep 06, 2017
NDO – Around 130 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh province possesses rich potential in both natural landscapes and culture and is considered as an attractive destination for visitors to the Southwest region. 

Sri Lanka president praises cultural and economic ties with Vietnam

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO - As part of their visit to Sri Lanka in August, a Nhan Dan media crew was granted an interview with President Maithripala Sirisena on the rapidly expanding bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Vietnam.