HANOI, Oct 20 Vietnam's economic growth is
expected to slow to 2%-3% this year after expanding 7.02% in
2019 due to the wider impact of the coronavirus pandemic and
natural disasters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on
HANOI Japan hailed an agreement in principle to supply Vietnam with military gear and technology, as the two governments pledged on Monday to strengthen security and economic ties amid mounting concerns about China's assertiveness in the region.
HANOI A landslide early on Sunday killed at least 14 military personnel and left eight missing in central Vietnam, the government said, in what could be the country's largest military loss in peace time as it battles major flooding.
HANOI, Oct 15 Vietnam's central bank governor Le
Minh Hung has been appointed to a senior role in the ruling
Communist Party, the government said on Thursday, without naming
HANOI Vietnam deployed helicopters and soldiers on Wednesday to search for dozens of people feared dead in two catastrophic landslides near a hydropower dam, triggered by adverse weather that aid groups warned could overwhelm the most resilient communities.
HANOI/PHNOM PENH Nearly 40 people have died in Vietnam and Cambodia and scores more were missing, including rescuers, due to prolonged heavy rain and flash flooding as tropical storm Nangka edged towards the Vietnamese coast on Tuesday. | Video
HANOI Two consortiums led by Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Technip Italy are bidding for a $1.8 billion project to upgrade and expand Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery, the owner of the plant said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON/HANOI The United States is opening an investigation into whether Vietnam has been undervaluing its currency and harming U.S. commerce, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said in a statement on Friday.
HANOI/LONDON Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Wednesday he hopes to conclude talks on a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom soon, the government said.
HANOI, Sept 30 The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)
will cut its key policy rates from Thursday to boost economic
growth that is now picking up pace, after the global impacts of
the coronavirus saw it expand at its slowest rate in decades in
the second quarter.