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Vietnam NAtional Assembly Hears Draft On Constitutional Amendments

HA NOI (VNS)— The National Assembly deputies listened to a report on the amendment of the Constitution originally ratified in 1992 during its hearing yesterday. The Assembly also examined five other legislative projects. Chairman of the NA’s Law Committee Phan Trung Ly said the amended Constitution would lay a foundation for implementing economic and political reforms, protecting the country and integrating into the world economy. The law committee suggested holding a referendum on the document from January 2 to March 31. The referendum would be organized so that every social class could have their say on…

After typhoon, many people still missing at sea in Hai Phong

In the morning of October 29, the rescue forces of Northern provinces continued searching for missing people in the storm Son Tinh. Two helicopters were sent to the northern port city of Hai Phong to access a drifting rig in the sea…

Vietnam FDI Selective Over Investment Options

Foreign direct investment in the first 10 months hit US$10.5 billion, a 25 per cent reduction compared to the same period last year, said the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. However, despite the decline in total, FDI in some main economic sectors was still growing strongly, the agency said. The […]

Vietnam Attracts US$10.48-B FDI in 1st 10 Months of Y 2012

Vietnam attracted US$10.48-B of foreign direct investment (FDI) as the end of October this year, an increase of 75.3% Y-Y, reported the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment Friday. Of the total, 881 newly licensed projects have registered US$6.68-B, a decrease of 36.7% compared with the same period last year, and 359 on-going projects expanded […]

Vietnam Naval Unit Receive Modern Warships

PANO – The Command of Naval Region 1, under the Navy, received two modern warships, with their number signs “HQ266″ and “HQ267″, at the K20 Military Base on October 26th. Present at the ceremony were Rear Admiral Tran Dinh Xuyen, Deputy Commander of the Navy, and Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh, Hai Phong City Party Committee Secretary. The launch of the “HQ266″ and “HQ267″ is part of the Navy’s modernization program to strengthen its capacity of meeting requirements in the new situation. Delivering a speech, Rear Admiral Xuyen asked Naval Region 1’s troops to overcome current difficulties and…

Panamanian President concludes his visit to Vietnam

VOVworld)- Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal today/ on Saturday concluded his visit to Vietnam. This is the first visit to Viet Nam by a head of state of Panama since the two countries established their diplomatic ties in 1975. During his visit, President Ricardo met with Vietnamese top leaders including Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung. The two sides witnessed the signing ceremony of an Agreement on cultural cooperation and a memorandum of understanding on establishing a mechanism for political reference between the two foreign ministries…

France provides EUR25 million to support vocational training in Vietnam

Two financing agreements worth a total EURO25 million to support five Vietnam’s vocational training colleges and schools were signed in Hanoi on October 26 between the French Ministry of Labor, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance and the French Agency for Development (AFD). The program amounts EURO29 million, with EURO25 million coming from AFD commitments and EURO4 million funded by the Vietnamese Government. AFD funding is divided into two components: a EURO0.5 million grant, to provide long term technical assistance, and a EURO24.5 million concessional loan to finance equipments and short-term expertise. Mr. Michel Sapin…

Vietnam’s FDI in major sectors keep growing, despite fall in total

HA NOI (VNS) Foreign direct investment in the first 10 months hit US$10.5 million, a 25 per cent reduction compared to the same period last year, said the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. However, despite the decline in total, FDI in some main economic sectors was still growing strongly, the agency said. The processing industry and manufacturing had attracted the most FDI, recording over $6.9 billion, which accounted for about 66 per cent of the total registered capital so far, a 19 per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Real estate saw a total registered capital…

VietJetAir, Sai Gon Tourist get tourism year airborne

To kick-start Hai Phong and Hong River’s Year of Tourism in 2013, VietJetAir and Saigontourist announced a joint tourism promotion to lure travelers to the north-eastern shores. The deal signed yesterday in the northern port city of Hai Phong will help provide travelers with low-cost tours, priority terms and other services, all designed to make tourism grow in the city and district. VietJetAir launched its…

Vietnam wishes to boost ties with Panama

During his talks with President of the Republic of Panama Alberto Martinelli in Hanoi on October 25, President Truong Tan Sang affirmed that Vietnam always treasures the friendship with the country for the benefit of both peoples and for the sake of peace, stability and development in the region and the world. Sang thanked the Government and people of Panama for their support to Vietnam in the past and present, noting that Panama is the first Latin American country to recognise the market economy of Vietnam. Describing the visit as a new milestone in the relationship and comprehensive cooperation between the…