Da Nang ensures best conditions for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

Da Nang ensures best conditions for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

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.  (Sep 23, 2017)


Hanoi exerts efforts to build e-Government

  Sep 01, 2017
NDO - To successfully build the e-Government in localities, towards a nationwide e-Government, effective management and close coordination among ministries, sectors and localities is required. Director of Hanoi municipal Department of Information and Communications Phan Lan Tu, who was assigned to build the technical infrastructure and organise staff training for the e-government, granted Nhan Dan Newspaper an interview on the necessity to change people's perception in the application of information technology in the implementation of administrative procedures. 

Removing hurdles, reducing costs for enterprises

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO - According to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), there remain 5,719 business conditions, known as “sub-licences” belonging to 243 conditional trades, of which nearly 3,000 are stipulated in documents issued by unauthorised agencies.  

Joint statement on Vietnam-Myanmar comprehensive cooperative partnership

  Aug 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and Myanmar issued a joint statement on their comprehensive cooperative partnership on the occasion of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s State visit to Myanmar from August 24 to 26.  

Raising Vietnamese export brands

  Aug 23, 2017
NDO – Accelerating exports to the markets that Vietnam has signed free trade agreements (FTAs) with, improving product quality and making a difference for products are the main ways of helping Vietnamese enterprises increase their exports in the current climate.  

Vietnam, Thailand issue joint statement

  Aug 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam paid an official visit to Thailand from August 17-19 at the invitation of Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha. During the visit, the two sides issued a joint statement. Following is the full text of the joint statement.  

ILO expert: minimum wage fixing should take economic factors into account

  Aug 17, 2017
NDO - According to an ILO expert in Vietnam, economic performance and labour market facts should be taken into account when determining the minimum wage in order for workers’ rights to be protected while helping enterprises to grow. 

Boosting Vietnam tourism promotion

  Aug 15, 2017
NDO – It cannot be denied that tourism promotion contributes significantly to the good growth of tourism of Vietnam's tourism in recent years. However, the field is facing many difficulties due to low professionalism, limited funding. 

Climate change response: Loose chains cause huge impacts

  Aug 14, 2017
NDO – Undoubtedly climate change (CC) is causing extreme weather events to occur more frequently and with more intensity. However, in reviewing the recent disasters, it can be seen that there remains a number of weak links in the "chain" of CC response and disaster risk prevention, from forecasting to disaster planning and the execution of response measures.  

Improved economic governance helps increase confidence in private sector

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – A recent survey on business confidence conducted by the Vietnam Private Sector Forum (VPSF) showed that the confidence of private business leaders continues to increase, as the private sector is increasingly asserting its important role in Vietnam's economic growth in the near future. 

Notable shifts in FDI inflow structure

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam has increased rapidly so far this year and is shifting in a positive trend. As of July 20, the country had attracted US$12.9 billion in new FDI pledges, alongside another US$5.9 billion in additional pledges, without taking into account the US$3.1 billion, which was both contributed and used by foreign investors to buy stakes in Vietnamese businesses.  

New directions for FDI attraction

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – According to Prof. Dr. Nguyen Mai, Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises, new directions for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), which focus on higher quality sources of capital and towards future technologies and services, will create an important opportunity for Vietnam to catch up with the countries that have higher levels of development.  

SEA Games 2017 and interesting features

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 19 to 31. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting features that make the 2017 version of the Games so special. 

For an ASEAN Community of mutual help and sharing

  Aug 01, 2017
NDO – On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN establishment (August 8, 1967 – 2017), Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister, and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh published an article, emphasising the important contributions of Vietnam to the building of a strong ASEAN Community. 

Enhancing development of medical tourism

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO – With approximately 140 million patients seeking transnational care services each year, medical tourism has become a potential sector throughout the world, including in Vietnam. However, the moves to develop medical tourism in Vietnam appear to be slow.