Truong Hung Long, director of the Department of Debt Management and External Finance under the Ministry of Finance. Improving the national credit rating is implemented with a long-term vision to reduce the cost of capital mobilisation, enhance the country's reputation, and meet the needs of socio-economic development in the future. Truong Hung Long, director of the Department of Debt Management and External Finance under the Ministry of Finance, spoke with Vietnam News Agency about the issues. The Prime Minister has just approved a project to improve the national credit rating by 2030. The Department of Debt Management and External Finance is assigned to develop and implement the project. What will the department do to fulfil this task? The Government issued Decision 304/QD-TTg on February 6, 2013 to approve a project on improving the national credit rating. That created favourable conditions for the Government in accessing the international capital market. It is also a way … [Read more...] about Viet Nam promotes solutions to improve national credit rating
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The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
"We are constantly looking for other areas to cooperate with the government. We bring to the table expertise in healthcare management, in regulatory affairs, even in logistics." - Lennor Carrillo, general director at Roche Pharma Vietnam During Roche’s 28 years in Vietnam, the company has moved beyond its traditional role as a pharma company and partnered with the government, hospitals, and doctors to improve the entire healthcare ecosystem. Could you share some highlights and difficulties of the journey? Roche celebrated its 125th birthday globally, and in that time span, we’ve tried to go beyond the drug-patient kind of approach and make a bigger impact. In Vietnam, aside from the government, additional partners that we have worked with include the Vietnam Medical Association, the Bright Future Fund, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, and other medical institutes and hospitals. A good example of the partnership we … [Read more...] about Roche Pharma Vietnam co-creating partnerships in sustainable health
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc during the press conference. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất HÀ NỘI — President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday emphasised the importance of enhancing relations between the two countries. This is the Greek President's first official visit to Việt Nam. Vietnamese President Phúc praised the hard work carried out between the two countries to make progress with existing relations and revealed plans are in place to strengthen ties in the future. He told the press conference: "The relations between the two countries have seen significant progress recently, and we have set out specific directions and strategies to further deepen our cooperation in all aspects. "We also discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual concern.” President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that this visit will enhance relations between the two countries, the first time … [Read more...] about Plans in place to strengthen Greece – Việt Nam ties
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and his Greek counterpart Katerina Sakellaropoulou (Photo: VNA) President Sakellaropoulou lauded the important achievements that Vietnam has made during its struggle for independence and present process of socio-economic development. She affirmed that Greece highly valued the increasingly important role of Vietnam in the region and the world, and hoped to foster cooperation with Vietnam in all fields. The two leaders agreed that the two sides should increase meetings and exchange of delegations at all levels among ministries, sectors and localities as well as the two business communities. They assigned the two ministries of foreign affairs to review and speed up solutions to promote the bilateral partnership. President Phuc took this occasion to thank Greece for providing Covid-19 vaccines to Vietnam. Both sides showed delight that despite impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic, trade between the two countries still increased to Ú$447 million in … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Greece seek to further promote multifaceted cooperation