Viet Nam News

Tra fish industry needs to improve product quality

Việt Nam’s tra fish (pangasius) industry has been urged to strongly improve its quality so as to compete with not only traditional rivals, but also its biggest tra fish importer – China. According to the Việt Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the domestic tra fish sector faces ...

Sacombank assists rice production, trading with loans

As of the end of last year outstanding loans in agricultural and rural areas around the country increased by 21.4 per cent from a year earlier, Nguyễn Quốc Hùng, director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s credit department, said. The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta accounted for ...

The Netherlands, VN enhance co-operation in horticulture sector

Việt Nam aims to develop its horticultural industry by learning from the Netherlands’ innovative horticultural techniques and its expertise, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Speaking at a conference on “HortiFuture Vietnam” held in HCM City on Thursday, Deputy Minister Lê Quốc Doanh ...

Summer field trip programme examines Mekong Delta

Foreign and Vietnamese lecturers and postgraduates will conduct research about landslides, river pollution, climate-change adaptation, transnational marriages and Khmer migration as part of the Summer School & Field Trip 2019 from March 18 to 31 in the Mekong Delta. Seven field sites in HCM City, ...

Seminar discusses Mekong-Lancang cooperation opportunities

The Diplomatic Academy of Việt Nam and the Chinese Embassy co-organised a seminar on the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) and related regional collaboration opportunities in Hà Nội on Monday. The seminar, which formed part of activities in response to the MLC week in late March each ...

Việt Nam to build plan for trade promotion in development triangle area

Representatives of Cambodia, Laos and Việt Nam have agreed to assign Việt Nam to devise an action plan for effectively implementing the Agreement on Trade Promotion and Facilitation in the CLV Development Triangle Area, signed in 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This is one of the important ...

Party, State leader lauds joint work between Vietnamese, Lao fronts

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng has lauded co-operation between the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) and the Việt Nam Fatherland Front (VFF) over the years.  During a reception in Vientiane yesterday with Politburo member ...

Vietnam's party leader in talks with Cambodian King

Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng had talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh yesterday, during his ongoing State visit to Cambodia. Keep reading ...

Top leaders of Việt Nam and Laos hold talks

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng held talks with his Lao counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith in Vientiane yesterday following an official welcoming ceremony. Keep reading ...

40th anniversary of Vietnam-China 1979 border war a chance to reflect

The upcoming 40th anniversary of the brief but devastating border clash between China and Việt Nam in 1979 offers a chance to reflect on history and draw lessons to consolidate bilateral ties, not to deepen hatred. Keep reading ...

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