Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc discussed Việt Nam’s socio-economic development with NA deputies yesterday during the on-going National Assembly meeting in Hà Nội.— VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc discussed Việt Nam’s socio-economic development with NA deputies yesterday during the on-going National Assembly meeting in Hà Nội. “We have made a lot of progress in improving living standards, stabilising the domestic currency, strengthening Việt Nam’s position within the international community and adapting to a fast-changing world,” said the PM. “We are not entirely happy but there have been improvements made in some of the most important areas for a country with a population reaching 100 million such as food, energy, the State’s budget and foreign-exchange reserves.” The PM, however, pointed out a number of … [Read more...] about PM discusses socio-economic development with NA deputies
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Viet Nam News Việt Nam has successfully hosted the 6th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly in the central city of Đà Nẵng with more than 1,200 participants from 183 member countries. The event and associated meetings aimed to review general policies and evaluate the GEF’s operations. Achim Steiner, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group at the GEF spoke to Việt Nam News about the event and the future of global co-operation on climate change Could you briefly discuss the GEF-6 Assembly in Viet Nam? Was it successfully organised? The GEF Assembly convening in Việt Nam is a welcome opportunity for the world to address pressing environmental challenges and opportunities, but also to learn about Việt Nam’s experiences and lessons learnt over the past 20-30 years. Protecting the environment is an enormous and extraordinarily complicated … [Read more...] about Việt Nam finds itself at a crossroads in terms of future economic development model
President Truong Tan Sang will pay a State-level visit to China from June 19 to 21 at the invitation of its President Xi Jinping. On this occasion, President Sang granted an exclusive interview to Chinese journalists based in Hanoi on a range of issues, from prospects of the two nations’ relations in the future to economic and trade potentials, and the way to deal with and address sea issues between Vietnam and China. Question: H.E. State President, please give your assessment on the current relationship between China and Vietnam and prospects for the ties in the future? Do you have any suggestions to further strengthen the comprehensive strategic cooperation between the two countries? Answer: Vietnam and China are two close neighbouring countries, whose peoples have a long-standing traditional friendship. During the cause of national liberation and construction in each country, they offered each other precious and efficient support. The Party, State and people of Vietnam … [Read more...] about Vietnam attaches importance to developing ties with China DTiNews
Regarding questions raised by reporters of NHK Television, Yomiuri Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun newspapers on the aim of the visit, the Party leader said that t his is his first ever official visit to Japan in the capacity as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam at the invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The visit takes place at a time when bilateral relations have been flourishing. With this visit, Vietnam wants to reaffirm its consistent policy to consider Japan as the leading important and long-term development partner as well as its desire to further deepen the Extensive Strategic Partnership between the two countries for peace and prosperity of Asia . ”I hope that the three highlights of this visit, namely promotion of economic connectivity, enhancement of political trust and intensification of bilateral cooperation on regional and international issues, will generate fresh momentums to elevate the Vietnam-Japan relations to a higher plane,” he … [Read more...] about Party chief: Vietnam regards Japan as top development partner – Viet Nam – News
(CPV) - The Ca Mau Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, German Development Cooperation, Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), and Naturland co-hosted a workshop to develop an organic development declaration to jointly strengthen the organic sector and its potential. The Vietnamese agriculture and aquaculture are among the key production sectors, which have been growing substantially over the last two decades. However, a key challenge the sector faces, is meeting the demands of export markets for high quality, safe, clean and especially organic products. “International customers expect a very high quality of Vietnamese shrimp and other products, through time, they trend to go to green food, of which organic products are more prioritized”, Dr. Christian Henckes, Program Director of the Integrated Coastal Management Program (ICMP) implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German and Australian Government said during the event titled ““Organic Vietnam: … [Read more...] about How to develop organic production in Vietnam?