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PM Phuc to attend 3rd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit

PM Phuc to attend 3rd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is due to attend the third Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Summit on August 24, and deliver an important speech at the event, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at an August 20 press briefing in Hanoi.

Vietnam makes qualitative changes after 25 years of ASEAN membership

Vietnam makes qualitative changes after 25 years of ASEAN membership

VOV.VN - The nation has boosted its rapid international integration and become an active participant in multiple areas of ASEAN co-operation as a means of making significant contributions to the development and success of the regional bloc over the past 25 years.

Cement exports rake in US$732 million over seven-month period

Cement exports rake in US$732 million over seven-month period

VOV.VN - Despite the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic combined with anti-dumping measures in the Philippines, the opening seven months of the year saw the cement industry export 19.5 million tonnes of products at a value of US$732 million, a year-on year fall of 5.4%.

Vietnam demonstrates outstanding leadership capabilities in ASEAN

Vietnam demonstrates outstanding leadership capabilities in ASEAN

VOV.VN - The nation has displayed its capacity to both lead ASEAN and solve problems arising throughout the world and in the region, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith stated during a recent interview granted to a VOV correspondent in Laos.

Hanoi stimulates domestic demand to regain growth momentum

Hanoi stimulates domestic demand to regain growth momentum

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese capital has determined that increasing domestic demand stimulus is a key task that can help to boost production and business as removing difficulties for firms will allow them to better meet supply and demand as a way of restoring economic growth following the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Government chief: Experts should offer advice on investment attraction

Government chief: Experts should offer advice on investment attraction

VOV.VN - Along with solutions aimed at improving the business investment environment, it is necessary to devise plans to attract further social investment, foreign direct investment, and private capital, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council in Hanoi on July 9.

HCM City seeks to draw additional FDI flows after COVID-19

HCM City seeks to draw additional FDI flows after COVID-19

VOV.VN - As the most dynamic part of the Vietnamese economy, questions linger over how prepared Ho Chi Minh City is to lure foreign direct investment (FDI) flows after being hit by the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic over a long period of time.

COVID-19 delays co-operation of local pharmaceutical firms with foreign partners

COVID-19 delays co-operation of local pharmaceutical firms with foreign partners

VOV.VN - Whilst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic has greatly impacted several major industries, the output of domestic pharmaceutical enterprises remains strong with many drugstores announcing revenue growth of between 164% and 168% during the first quarter and the opening four months of the year.

HCM City tourism sector seeks to recover from COVID-19 epidemic

HCM City tourism sector seeks to recover from COVID-19 epidemic

VOV.VN - With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic finally being brought under control, local travel firms in Ho Chi Minh City have deployed a range of stimulus tourism schemes aimed at revitalising the southern city’s flagging tourism sector.

Foreign-invested economic sector enjoys growth from export and import turnover

Foreign-invested economic sector enjoys growth from export and import turnover

VOV.VN - The first four months of the year saw both the export and import turnover of foreign-invested economic sectors through ports in Ho Chi Minh City enjoy high levels of growth as the state economic and non-state economic sectors endured severe drops due to the impact of the recent global economic downturn.

Vietnamese workers in RoK and Taiwan allowed to work as normal

Vietnamese workers in RoK and Taiwan allowed to work as normal

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Labor Management Boards based in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Taiwan (China) have reported that there is no updated information regarding the status of Vietnamese guest workers in either markets which have been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Close to 5 million local workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Close to 5 million local workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

VOV.VN - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused approximately 5 million workers to either lose their jobs or stop work until further notice, therefore bringing the number of employed people during the first quarter of the year to a ten-year record low.

ASEAN+3 urged to show solidarity to overcome COVID-19 challenges

ASEAN+3 urged to show solidarity to overcome COVID-19 challenges

VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ASEAN and its three partner countries show solidarity to overcome this difficult time while chairing the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response on April 14, with the the participation of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK), alongside the leaders of 10 ASEAN members.

Australian media outlet praises Vietnam's COVID-19 response

Australian media outlet praises Vietnam's COVID-19 response

VOV.VN - Australian news website 7news.com.au ran an article on April 13 noting that through decisive early action, extensive testing, vigorous quarantining, and social unity, Vietnam has so far been able to negate the devastating impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as seen in Europe and the United States, despite sharing a border with China.

No fresh ODA projects signed during March

No fresh ODA projects signed during March

VOV.VN - There were no new ODA projects signed during March according to a report sent to the Government by the Ministry of Planning and Investment on socio-economic performance during the first quarter of the year.