In his remarks at a meeting in Hanoi on March 26, the cabinet leader noted that the successful organisation of such events will help raise Vietnam’s political prestige as well as its international profile and continue the success of the APEC Year 2017. The Foreign Ministry was assigned to coordinate the efforts and the Ministry of Public Security will closely work the ministries of National Defence and Public Health to ensure top security with great attention given to counter-terrorism. Themed “Leveraging 25 years of cooperation, Building an integrated, sustainable and prosperous GMS”, the GMS-6 will celebrate the 25th founding anniversary of GMS cooperation and outline cooperation orientations for building a region of prosperity, integration and sustainable development. Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said it is the first time Vietnam has initiated holding a business forum within the GMS-6 framework to promote … [Read more...] about PM Phuc requires best preparations for regional summits
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At the seminar. (Photo: dangcongsan.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese and Lao experts gathered at a seminar held in Hanoi on March 28 to share experience in the operation of the political system. Assoc. Prof Le Quoc Ly, Vice Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics laid stress on the significance of refining the political system in each nation. In the past years, Vietnam and Laos have worked to step by step renew their political systems and renovate the Party’s leadership to build a law-governed socialist state. In Vietnam, functions and competence of the Party’s leadership, the State’s authority and the surveillance of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and other socio-political organisations have been assigned in a more specific manner. The apparatus has been streamlined to become more efficient, Ly noted, adding that Vietnam can learn from Laos’s management decentralisation from central to grassroots levels and personnel work in the election … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Laos exchange experience in political system operation
Hefty investments Among 70 countries and territories in which Vietnamese have investments, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar are the three biggest target markets. Laos is the biggest FDI recipient from Vietnam, having accepted $5 billion worth of registered investments. In January 2017, Viettel received an investment license for setting up a telecom network in Myanmar – Mytel. BIDV in 2016 got a license to set up a branch in Myanmar – BIDV Yangon with charter capital of $85 million. The dairy factory Vinamilk built in Cambodia became operational in 2016, while the Vietnam Rubber Group began processing rubber latex in 2015. Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group is one of the biggest outward investors. In addition to a series of projects on agriculture production in Laos, in 2015 built the Attapeu international airport worth $36 million and HAGL Center worth $550 million in Myanmar. In 2016, it kicked off the second phase of HAGL Center and joined forces with Melia Hotel to run a … [Read more...] about How are Vietnamese businesses performing in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar?
NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives Deputy Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Aye Thar Aun Chairwoman Ngan congratulated Myanmar on its recent socio-economic achievements, voicing her belief that the country will succeed in promoting national reconciliation and harmony and improving its stature in the region and the world. She expressed her delight at the increasingly strengthened friendship and cooperation between the Vietnamese NA and the Myanmar parliament, as seen in an official visit to Vietnam by Speaker of the Assembly of the Union Mahn Win Khaing Than in May 2017 and another trip to Myanmar by a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese NA in September 2016. Deputy Speaker Aye Thar Aung highly valued Vietnamese people’s heroic struggle in the resistance wars to liberate the country in the past, as well as its achievements in social affairs, economy, political stability and external work at present. He said Vietnam is increasingly affirming … [Read more...] about Leaders highlight strengthened Vietnam-Myanmar parliamentary ties
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and presented gifts to residents in An Phu commune, Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen, which was hard hit by storm Damrey. (Source: VNA) Phu Yen (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and presented gifts to residents in An Phu commune, Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen, which was hard hit by storm Damrey, during his working visit to the province on January 18. He said he hoped the residents help one another in surmounting the storm consequences to quickly resume production and stabilize their lives. He instructed the local authorities to take measures to ensure all residents in the locality enjoy a cosy Tet with sufficient essentials and food as it is a policy of the Party, State and the Vietnam Fatherland Front. The PM visited and presented gifts to Heroic Mother Ngo Thi Muoi, 97, who has three sons -- all war martyrs, in An Phu. Earlier, he visited engineers, technicians, and workers working at the Ca … [Read more...] about PM visits Damrey-hit residents, Ca Pass tunnel in Phu Yen