Top Chinese leader affirms desire to develop ties with Vietnam General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and President of China Xi Jinping (R) welcomes Politburo member Tran Quoc Vuong, permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President of China Xi Jinping has affirmed that the Chinese Party, Government, and people attach great importance to and are willing to work, together with their Vietnamese counterparts, to continuously consolidate and develop relations between the two Parties and countries. Xi made the remarks during a reception for Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee, in Beijing, China, on August 20. The Chinese leader said he hopes that the two sides will continue to increase the exchange of high-level delegations, … [Read more...] about Government News 22/8
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Diplomacy makes worthy contribution to national development: Deputy PM Deputy PM and FM Pham Binh Minh speaks at the conference The diplomatic sector has efficiently served the national revolutionary cause and made worthy contribution to the country’s strong rise from the ruin of war to become a symbol of peace, stability, unity and harmony, renovation and development, according to the country’s top diplomat Pham Binh Minh. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has reviewed the work and achievements of the diplomatic sector over the past years in the context of a world full of constant changes, and outlined the main tasks for the sector in the time ahead in an article on the occasion of the 30th Diplomatic Conference and 19th External Affair Conference from August 12-17 in Hanoi. The Deputy PM underlined that over the past two years, the international and regional situation is witnessing rapid, complex and unforeseeable changes, … [Read more...] about Government News 15/8
Nation Who pays the dear price? The Saigon Times Daily Sunday, Mar 4, 2018,22:37 (GMT+7) Who pays the dear price?The Saigon Times Daily Authorities of the central coast city of Danang have finally come to a painful solution to the persistent pollution caused by two steel factories, Dana Y and Dana Uc, in Hoa Vang District, determining last Friday to shut down the steel mills with immediate effect. Such a bold decision follows angry protests spanning several months by the people, who have suffered from worsening pollution since the steel mills were set up there over ten years ago. At a meeting with representatives of the steel mills and villagers on Friday, Danang City Vice Chairman Ho Ky Minh announced a decision by the city’s Party leadership to cease production at the facilities. This is a hard-fought decision, as there has been much infighting in the past few years over whether to shut down the pollution-causing factories or … [Read more...] about Who pays the dear price?
Deputy PM’s visit to deepen Vietnam-Singapore ties Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh pays an official visit to Singapore from July 30-31. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s official visit to Singapore from July 30-31 is expected to deepen the cooperative and strategic partnership between the two countries, Vietnamese Ambassador to Singapore Tao Thanh Huong said. According to the Ambassador, during his stay, Deputy PM Minh will meet with Singaporean President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and hold talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan. The meetings look to discuss measures to implement agreements reached during Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Singapore in April, accelerate bilateral cooperation, and promote collaboration between the two countries in the ASEAN framework as well as on regional and international issues of mutual interests. Particularly, Minh and … [Read more...] about Government News 31/7
Top 10 of outstanding M&A deals in 2009-2018 period were announced at the press conference this morning in Hanoi In general, in the last ten years, Vietnam saw an increase in both the scale as well as the volume of deals. Notably, in 2009-2010, the largest deal was valued at $100 million, while in 2015-2016 there were numerous billion-dollar deals. However, 2017 saw a new record in deal valuation in the M&A sector as ThaiBev purchased Sabeco’s stakes for $4.8 billion. Foreign investors were involved in almost all of the largest M&A deals in Vietnam. Here is the list of Vietnam’s 10 largest M&A deals in 2009-2018 (from The List 100) announced at this morning’s press conference organised by VIR and AVM Vietnam. ThaiBev and Sabeco On December 18, Vietnam Beverage (49 per cent owned by ThaiBev), won an auction to acquire 343.6 million shares, equivalent to 53.59 per cent of Sabeco at VND320,000 ($14.09) per share. This brought the deal value to $4.8 … [Read more...] about Vietnam M&A Forum: Top ten deals in 2009 2018