Emergency response for localities seriously affected by flooding
Residents in Yen Thanh district, Nghe An province go to safer places to avoid flood. (Photo: VNA)As the recent flooding has seriously affected the lives of residents in the central region, on October 16th, the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) Central Committee decided to provide initial assistance in cash and goods worth VND1.97 billion to the four affected localities of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri, in an attempt to help local people overcome difficulties and stabilize their lives.
Kigali Agreement signed by 197 nations
Photo: Gettey Imgaes197 nations has reached an historic agreement to reduce emissions of chemical refrigerants that contribute to global warming at a United Nations meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.
Noi Bai, Da Nang named among Asia’s best airports
The Guide to Sleeping in Airports website has listed Vietnamese airports Noi Bai and Da Nang among the best airports in Asia in 2016.
Increasing Party building in non-State enterprises
Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member, Secretary of the PCC and Head of the PCC Commission for Mass Mobilization on October 18th had a working meeting with the Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone in Ho Chi Minh city to review the building of Party and unions in private and foreign invested enterprises.
Vietnam’s trade surplus close to USD4 billion
Photo for illustrationThe latest statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs show that total trade turnover by the end of September reached nearly USD253.4 billion, a year-on-year rise of 3.9% at nearly USD9.5 billion.
European businesses upbeat about Vietnamese market
Producing woodwork products for export (Photo for iIlustration)A poll carried out by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) showed that Vietnam’s business climate index in the third quarter of 2016 went up ten points from the previous quarter to 84 points.
France prioritizes economic cooperation with Vietnam
French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary (Photo: VGP)
French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary in a press conference on October 20th stressed four important orientations in cooperation with Vietnam during his working term, including economic cooperation./.