Asia - biggest source of overseas remittances to HCM City in 2023

Asia - biggest source of overseas remittances to HCM City in 2023

Money sent from Asian countries made up 50.5% of the total overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City last year, Vietnam’s largest economic hub, a massive 143.8% spike year-on-year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s branch in the city.
PM orders measures to ensure supply of power, fuel

PM orders measures to ensure supply of power, fuel

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered solutions to ensure the supply of electricity and coal and gas for electricity production in the coming time.
Vietnam committed to combat illegal trade of small arms, light weapons

Vietnam committed to combat illegal trade of small arms, light weapons

The Government of Vietnam comprehensively manages the production, use, and transportation of weapons according to Vietnam law, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) Minister Counsellor Le Thi Minh Thoa has said.
Việt Nam – active UNESCO member of enormous potentials, valuable experiences

Việt Nam – active UNESCO member of enormous potentials, valuable experiences

Việt Nam currently serves as members of UNESCO Executive Board for the 2021-2025 tenure, World Heritage Committee 2023 – 2027 and UNESCO 2003 Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention’s Intergovernmental Committee 2022 – 2026.
Vietnam-France friendship, trust fostered over the past years: Ambassador

Vietnam-France friendship, trust fostered over the past years: Ambassador

French Ambassador to Vietnam Olivier Brochet has highlighted the friendship and mutual trust between the two countries during an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on the occasion of the Lunar Year Year (Tet) festival.
Lunar New Year greeting message by State President Vo Van Thuong

Lunar New Year greeting message by State President Vo Van Thuong

State President Vo Van Thuong extended his best wishes to Vietnamese people and foreign friends, as the lunar New Year – the Year of the Dragon - has just arrived. Following is the full text of his message.
“Bamboo diplomacy” - Raising Vietnam

“Bamboo diplomacy” - Raising Vietnam's position

VCN - Despite the volatile and unpredictable world situation, with the correct foreign policy of the Party and State, and the tireless efforts of all branches and levels, the foreign affairs and diplomacy of the Vietnam has achieved many successes, record
Party leader’s writing energises efforts towards prosperous, civilised nation target

Party leader’s writing energises efforts towards prosperous, civilised nation target

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent article titled "Proud and confident under the Party's glorious flag, determined to build a Vietnam more prosperous, powerful, civilized, heroic with a fine and long-lasting culture" has given more strength to the entire Party and people to strive for the goal of rich people and a powerful, democratic, equal, and civilised nation, some scholars and Party members have said.
Industrial production index climbs 18.3% in January

Industrial production index climbs 18.3% in January

The index of industrial production (IIP) in January fell 4.4% month on month but still went up 18.3% year on year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Leader’s article inspires national pride, reinforces confidence in Party’s leadership: Scholars

Leader’s article inspires national pride, reinforces confidence in Party’s leadership: Scholars

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent article provides objective assessments on the outcomes, achievements and experience that the Party and country have gained throughout historical periods, thus inspiring people’s pride in the Party, President Ho Chi Minh and the heroic Vietnamese nation, and reinforcing their confidence in the country’s path towards socialism, according to Dr. Nguyen Huu Cuong from the Ministry of Science and Technology.
PM chairs conference on State-owned enterprises’ operation plans for 2024

PM chairs conference on State-owned enterprises’ operation plans for 2024

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on February 5 chaired a working session with the Commission for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) and 19 groups and corporations under the commission's management to look into their production and business plans for 2024 and measures to promote socio-economic development investment in the year.
Remittances – important resource for socio-economic development

Remittances – important resource for socio-economic development

The increasing inflow of remittances to Vietnam over the years has increased the foreign currency reserve while helping enterprises expand production and business, thus creating an impetus for socio-economic development, according to economists.
Attracting overseas Vietnamese intellectuals back home is most important: Professor

Attracting overseas Vietnamese intellectuals back home is most important: Professor

The policy to attract overseas Vietnamese (OV) intellectuals will be more successful when it has open mechanisms, clear regulations, and a favourable working environment for scientists to utilise their creativity, according to an OV professor.
Motivation to achieve 2024 business goals from digital transformation

Motivation to achieve 2024 business goals from digital transformation

VCN - Resolution 01/NQ-CP dated January 5, 2024 of the Government on main tasks and solutions to implement the socio-economic development plan and state budget estimate for 2024 requested sectors, industries to enhance the application of science and techn
Russian expert: CPV serves as foundation of Vietnam"s reputation

Russian expert: CPV serves as foundation of Vietnam"s reputation

Chairman of the Expert Council of the Eurasian Ideas Foundation (EIF) Grigory Trofimchuk has penned an article underscoring the role played by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in Vietnam's national construction and development, as the party marks the 94th founding anniversary.
Vietnam, China see surge in border trade, with more to come

Vietnam, China see surge in border trade, with more to come

Trade activities between Vietnam and China have been busy since the beginning of 2024, with a series of border gates reopened and upgraded.
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