Many Opportunities for Vietnamese Goods to Gain Foothold in Russia


"With abundant potential and open markets, Vietnam is considered a firm mainstay for Russian businesses to penetrate the markets in Asia Pacific region." That was the comment by Mr Borovik Anatoliy, Russian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City at the Vietnam - Russian Business Forum, which was recently held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ho Chi Minh City (VCCI-HCM), in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the Embassy of the … [Read more...]

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Impetus for Nghe An Socio-economic Development


Nghe An Provincial People's Committee, on 13th October, in cooperation with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and other local associations, celebrated the 10th anniversary of Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day, meeting with exemplary enterprises and entrepreneurs who have made positive contributions to the socio-economic development of the province. Making opening remarks, Nguyen Xuan Duong, Chairman of the Nghe An People's Committee congratulated enterprises and entrepreneurs on the … [Read more...]

Northern Coastal Businesses Honoured

A ceremony in honour of 24 outstanding businesses in the northern coastal region was organised at Viet Tiep Labour Culture Palace, Hai Phong on October 8, 2014 on the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day (October 13, 2004-2014). This event was hosted by the Hai Phong Branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI Hai Phong) in cooperation with Hai Phong Television. Shortly after Vietnam was founded, President Ho Chi Minh sent a letter to all businesspeople across the … [Read more...]

Businesswomen Hold Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gala Dinner


The Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC) under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) held a Gala Dinner called "Value of sharing" in Hanoi on October 12, 2014. This event commemorated the anniversary of the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day, October 13, and the Vietnam Women's Day, October 20. The "Value of Sharing" Gala Dinner was not only a commemorative event to celebrate the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day but also a forum for businesswomen to share their knowledge and experience and … [Read more...]

Finland, Vietnam share experience in peacekeeping

Senior Lieutenant General Truong Quang Khanh, Deputy Minister of Defence, and Jan Vapaavuori, Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs, agreed to share their experiences in peacekeeping operations in a meeting in Hanoi on October 20. Speaking at the reception, Senior Lieut.Gen. Khanh stressed the effective and continuously developing bilateral relations between the two countries since they established diplomatic relations in 1973, adding that Vietnam is always grateful for Finland's support to … [Read more...]

Training course opened for Lao youths

Trainees at the course. Photo:

PANO - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee in collaboration with the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union (LPRYU) organized a training course on starting a career for 100 Lao youths on October 18th-20th. Trainees were provided with knowledge of and skills at cultivation and husbandry as well as agriculture and forestry-related science and technology transfer by leading professors, doctors, and experts from the Vietnam National University of Agriculture. … [Read more...]

Successful bone grafting at Military Hospital 105

Patient Nguyen Cong Hien (right) receiving health check-up after the surgery.

PANO - Military Hospital 105 (General Department of Logistics) has recently successfully grafted a toe onto a severely-cut finger of Mr. Nguyen Cong Hien . Earlier, Nguyen Cong Hien, 55, (Vinh Phuc province)had his thumb and forefinger of the left hand cut off while working with a sawing machine and the cut-off fingers were nowhere to be found. … [Read more...]

Art performance held to boost Vietnam – Cambodia friendship

A Cambodian dancing performance names Apsara. Photo:

PANO - A military art troupe from the Royal Cambodian Army, led by Lieutenant General Mao Phalla, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of the Department of Education and Training under the Army Command on October 19th performed an art show, themed "Vietnam-Cambodia, friendship and solidarity" in celebration of the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Peoples Army (VPA) and the 25th anniversary of the Whole-People Defence Day. … [Read more...]

17 houses handed over to households in Tran island

The new houses. Photo:

PANO - The People's Committee of Co To district and the Northeast Corporation (Ministry of National Defense), on October 19th, handed over 17 houses to 17 households on Tran island, Quang Ninh province. Joining hands in the implementation of the project to build up settlements in Tran island, the Northeast Corporation has committed to support the island with the construction of 30 houses for migrants to the island. Starting the project in May 2013, the corporation completed construction for … [Read more...]

Needy troops receive assistance

One of the beds for troops and islanders of Truong Sa island district

PANO - The Air Force Officers Training School on October 18th handed over a house of gratitude to the family of veteran Lai Van Tao, a wounded soldier living in Phuoc Tan village, Phuoc Dong commune, Nha Trang city. The veteran was a member of Unit 83 of the Department of Logistics of the Liberation Army in the Southeastern region. His father died in the anti-French resistance war. … [Read more...]