Hanoi’s image to be promoted on CNN

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Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has received CNN’s Sales Manager in Southeast Asia Ms. Stacey Rabsatt to set plan to cooperate and promote the image of the capital in the near future.
Vietnamese in Ukraine raise VND200 million for monument to Gac Ma heroes

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The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL) and the Golden Heart Foundation of Lao Dong newspaper received VND200 million from the overseas Vietnamese community in Ukraine to support the construction of the monument honoring Gac Ma heroes on August 15th in Hanoi.
Ministry targets USD3.5 billion of rice export by 2020
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The Ministry of Industry and Trade has released a draft decision approving Vietnam’s rice export market development strategy in the 2016-2020 period, with a vision to 2030, in order to remove difficulties for rice export.
Vietnam-EU trade value rises 9.05%

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The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Europe Market Department reported that, in the first half of the year, total trade turnover between Vietnam and the EU reached USD21.2 billion, a year-on-year rise of 9.05%.
International workshop on legal status of islands and rocks in international law in South China Sea opens
(CPV) - Pham Van Dong University and Nha Trang University co-organise an International Workshop titled “Legal status of islands and rocks in international law and practice in the East Sea” on August 17th-18th 2016 at InterContinental Hotel in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, Viet Nam.
EU upbeat about Vietnam’s business environment

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European Union enterprises were positive about the business environment in Vietnam as a large number of them planned to increase investment in the country, according to a Business Climate Index (BCI) survey for the second quarter of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).
PM requires extra efforts to deal with storm Dianmu
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at working session with the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (Source: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting to provide the most correct and timely forecasts to help localities and people effectively carry out preventive measures against storm Dianmu, which is likely to hit the northern region on August 19th.
Vietnam introduces North-south sky highways
The model of the sky highways
The Vietnam Air Traffic Management (VATM) launched two so-called highways on the sky on the north-south route to shorten travel time on August 18th.
Argentine media spotlights Vietnam’s August Revolution
Argentine media spotlights Vietnam’s August Revolution
Several Argentine websites on August 19 ran news stories highlighting the significance of the 1945 August Revolution of Vietnam on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the event (August 19th, 1945-2016).
Prime Minister meets France-based Vietnamese professor
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and his guest Nguyen Duc Khuong (Photo: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated that the Government highly values talents and offers them all possible support to contribute to national development while meeting President of the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts Nguyen Duc Khuong in Hanoi on August 19th./.
Khac Kien