Forging ahead together

Forging ahead together

NDO – Today, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) solemnly celebrates the 50th anniversary of its establishment (August 8, 1967-2017), which is an important event marking the 50th-year of ASEAN’s development and maturity as well as an opportunity for member countries to look back on the past with many ups and downs, but affirms their determination to steadily advance together in the way ahead. (Aug 08, 2017)

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Developing substantive, effective and sustainable Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership

  May 29, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is making an official visit to the United States of America for the first time in his current role as head of government from May 29-31 at the invitation of US President Donald Trump.  

Deepening Vietnam-Laos, Vietnam-Cambodia relations in more substantive and effective manner

  Apr 24, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the two neighbouring countries of Laos and Cambodia is an important event to celebrate the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Year 2017 and Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017. 

Challenges to economic growth target

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s economy in Q1 recorded the lowest growth rate over the same period during the past two years, reaching only 5.1%. With this increase, according to economic experts, to reach the set target of 6.7% of GDP growth for the whole year, in the second quarter, GDP growth must be at 6.27% (up 1% compared to the first quarter). This high rate of increase requires determination from the Government to direct the implementation of solutions to remove difficulties, promote production and business operation and improve an investment environment. 

Fostering Vietnam-Sri Lanka relations in a substantial manner

  Apr 17, 2017
NDO - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe together with his spouse and a high-ranking Sri Lankan Government delegation arrived in Hanoi to begin an official visit to Vietnam from April 16 to 19 at the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 

Deepening strategic partnership between Vietnam and Singapore

  Mar 21, 2017
NDO—Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife are paying an official visit to Vietnam from March 21-24 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. This is an important political event aiming to continue accelerating the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Singapore in an extensive and substantive fashion, particularly in the five pillar fields, thereby bringing about practical benefits for the two countries’ peoples and suiting the new international situation.  

Dr Ha Phuong Thu and her dream to elevate Vietnam’s medicinal sector

  Jan 31, 2017
NDO – When meeting Dr. Ha Phuong Thu (from the Institute of Materials Sciences under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology), only a few can believe that the small-statured woman with a soft Hue accent is a leading scientist.  

Party’s will and people’s desire meet in spring

  Jan 29, 2017
NDO - Spring is coming. The 87th spring of the country, since the Party was established for the sake of the Vietnamese people. The initial torch by former President Ho Chi Minh lit up the nation after many dark years of slavery, and led our country along the revolutionary road toward independence, freedom, prosperity, happiness, democracy, equity and civilisation. 

Tet reflects nation’s power and people’s trust

  Jan 25, 2017
NDO—These days, the Vietnamese people are making the final preparations to welcome Tet (the lunar New Year festival), which has been a sacred celebration for generations of Vietnamese. As for the Overseas Vietnamese (OV) community, who are living abroad throughout the world, the occasion always evokes a feeling of nostalgia and aspiration to return to their motherland.  

AGPPS 103—The pride of Vietnam’s rice sector

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO—For the first time ever, a Vietnamese rice variety has been recognised as one of the three most delicious rice varieties in the world by The Rice Trader. Its name is hat ngoc troi (“pearl of heaven”), developed from AGPPS 103 by Loc Troi Corporation, formerly An Giang Plant Protection JSC.  

Memories of godfather Ho Chi Minh

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO – Born at a time when President Ho Chi Minh was on an official visit to France in 1946, Elisabeth Helfer Aubrac was adopted by President Ho as a goddaughter. More than 70 years has passed, Elisabeth still keeps in mind the memories of her special godfather, who was simple, considerate and compassionate in his personal life, reports Nhan Dan Newspaper reporter Khai Hoan from France.  

More comprehensive measures needed for banking restructuring

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO - Despite many challenges ahead, it can be said that the banking system has achieved the main targets of restructuring and non-performing loan settlements after five years of implementing the Government project on bank restructuring.  

Deepening Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership

  Jan 16, 2017
NDO—The official visit to China made by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the invitation of Chinese General Secretary and President Xi Jinping has concluded successfully. The Vietnam-China Joint Communiqué, which was issued at the end of the visit, said the visit had contributed to enhancing mutual trust, strengthening the traditional friendship between the two states and deepening the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between them while helping to promote peace, stability and development in the region and around the world. 

Challenges face textile sector as cheap labour no longer an advantage

  Dec 28, 2016
NDO – Textiles are often regarded as one of Vietnam’s key export sectors with an average annual growth rate of 15% during 2010-2015. However, it is also faced with a range of challenges, of which the most recent challenge stems down to labour in the country no longer being as cheap as it once was. 

Strengthening protection for agricultural products

  Dec 23, 2016
NDO - Doan Hung pomelos, Vinh oranges, Buon Ma Thuot coffee, Tan Cuong tea and Cat Loc mangoes are some of the agricultural products that have not only brought in high economic benefits to their producers but also been given protection by law over the past ten years.